Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Register For Federal Disaster Assistance Even If You Have Insurance

ATLANTA - September 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi who had property losses in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson or Pearl River counties should register for federal disaster assistance even if they have insurance.

PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR AN EARTHQUAKE

PEARL - February 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and local emergency management offices encourage residents to check for potential hazards in their homes in case of an earthquake.

COCHRAN: $1.35 MILLION AWARDED TO IMPROVE STATE VETERANS HOMES IN JACKSON AND COLLINS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved two grants worth $1.35 million to carry out improvements to the State Veterans Homes in Jackson and Collins.

Thompson Announces funds awarded to The Housing Authority of the City of Jackson

BOLTON, MS - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Housing and Urban Development- Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher in the amount of $357,714 to the Housing Authority of the City of Jackson.

Congressman Childers Announces Recovery Act’s Homebuyer Tax Credit to Immediately Help First-Time Homebuyers in...

Washington, DC - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Travis Childers (D-MS) announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will now allow homebuyers to apply the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit toward the purchase costs of a FHA-insured home. This will help stabilize North Mississippi's and the nation's housing market by stimulating home sales across the country.

HUD charges Mississippi Housing Authority, property managers, and apartment complex with violating Fair Housing...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has charged the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority, No. VIII (MRHA), of Gulfport, Sun Belt Management Company, Inc., and Oakridge Park Apartments, Ltd., in Biloxi, with denying a disabled resident an available first-floor apartment, in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act

HUD ACCEPTS $350 MILLION MISSISSIPPI PLAN TO PRODUCE THOUSANDS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS FOR...

Mississippi will solicit bids to build approximately 12,000 homesWASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today accepted a $350 million plan...

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...

Governor’s Community Projects of Excellence Awards

Jackson, Miss. (March 27, 2008) – Gray Swoope, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), presented the Governor’s Community Projects of Excellence Awards...

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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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Take Charge of Your Recovery: Tips to Speed Disaster Assistance

While Mississippi survivors could not stop the January 20-21 severe storms and tornadoes from hammering Forrest, Lamar, Perry and Lauderdale counties, there is plenty those with losses can do – with the help of state and federal disaster assistance – to speed their personal recovery