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COCHRAN: 16 MISS. FIRE DEPTS TO SHARE $1.4 MILLION IN GRANTS

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported that 16 Mississippi fire departments will receive more than $1.4 million in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to enhance their operations and safety efforts

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES HUD GRANTS TO THE MISSISSIPPI SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

BOLTON, MS - February 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded 2012 Housing Choice Vouchers awards to the Second Congressional District.

Congressman Thompson Announces United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards $36,289,752 to...

July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announces that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has provided funding for the following State programs:

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES HUD GRANTS TO THE MISSISSIPPI SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

BOLTON, MS - December 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded FY 2011 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance awards to the Second Congressional District.

Congressman Thompson announces $5,438,712 in disaster recovery grants to help Mississippi reduce damages from...

BOLTON, MS - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $5,438,712to Mississippi to reduce damages from future disasters

MHC Extends Home Buyer Advantage Grant Program

Jackson, MS - June 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) has extended the reservation period for its Home Buyer Advantage (HBA) grant program. The previous deadline for homebuyers to reserve funds was July 15, but the reservation period has been extended to September 13, 2010. The extended reservation period will allow MHC to disburse an additional $4 million in funds that were injected into the HBA program. Available HBA funds currently stand at $5.5 million, enough to fund an additional 180 reservations based on the average grant amount

Congressman Thompson Announces Funding Availability For The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community...

BOLTON, MS - June 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced HUD’s $40 million Community Challenge Planning Grant Program, which will foster reform and reduce barriers to achieving affordable, economically vital, and sustainable communities. Such efforts may include amending or replacing local master plans, zoning codes, and building codes, either on a jurisdiction-wide basis or in a specific neighborhood, district, corridor, or sector to promote mixed-use development, affordable housing, the reuse of older buildings and structures for new purposes, and similar activities with the goal of promoting sustainability at the local or neighborhood level. HUD’s Community Challenge Planning Grant Program also supports the development of affordable housing through the development and adoption of inclusionary zoning ordinances and other activities such as acquisition of land for affordable housing projects

Congressman Thompson Announces U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Grants to Second Congressional...

BOLTON, MS - June 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Public Housing Agencies in the Second Congressional District funding from the Capital Fund Program.

SBA Loan Application Unlocks Full Range Of Disaster Assistance

CLINTON, MS - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians who suffered losses from the April 23-24 tornadoes and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration are urged to complete and return the application. Doing so will ensure the applicants are considered for the full range of disaster assistance, including additional grants

MHC to Promote $40,000 Grant for Purchase of Foreclosed Properties

Real Estate professionals, Lenders, Counselors on hand for free information/ advice. Oxford, MS - March 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation will hold two events to promote its new Home Buyer Advantage (HBA) program that provides grants of up to $40,000 to homebuyers purchasing foreclosed properties in qualifying areas across the state. The first event will be held on Tuesday, March 30 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Lafayette County & Oxford Library, 401 Bramlett Blvd. in Oxford. The second event will be held on March 31 at the Tupelo Library on 219 N. Madison St. in Tupelo from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public

MHC to Promote $40,000 Grant for Purchase of Foreclosed Properties

Greenville, MS - February 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation will hold two events to promote its new Home Buyer Advantage (HBA) program that provides grants of up to $40,000 to homebuyers purchasing foreclosed properties in qualifying areas across the state. The first event will be held on Tuesday, March 2 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Greenville Library, 341 Main Street in Greenville. The second event will be held at the Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center, 510 Sunbelt Drive in Clarksdale from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public

Mississippi Home Corporation Announces New Home Buyer Advantage Grant Program

Grants up to $40,000 to Help Purchase Foreclosed Properties. Jackson, MS - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) is now taking reservations under its new Home Buyer Advantage grant program. The program will provide grants of up to $40,000 to qualified home buyers who purchase foreclosed properties in any of the 48 eligible communities across Mississippi. Unlike most of MHC’s other programs, the Home Buyer Advantage program does not require applicants to be first-time home buyers. The program limits applicants to those who earn 120% of the Area Median Income or below.

FEMA Grants $2.5 Million to Help Repair Gustav Damage in Waveland

ATLANTA, GA - January 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $2.5 million award to help the city of Waveland, Miss., recover from Hurricane Gustav.

MDA Awards More Than $166,000 in Economic Development marketing match Grants

Jackson, MS - December 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) recently awarded over $166,000 to not-for-profit economic development organizations in...

HUD Announces $45 Million for Affordable Housing and Community Development in Mississippi

JACKSON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today announced the State of Mississippi will receive more than $45 million to support...

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COMMITTEE APPROVES MEDGAR EVERS HOME LEGISLATION

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to authorize a study on designating the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a National Park Service unit.

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Wicker, Cochran Announce $10.1 Million in FEMA Grants for Holmes, Montgomery,...

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced the approval of more than $10.1 million in grants to offset debris removal costs associated with tornadoes, severe storms, and flooding in Mississippi in late April.