Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Donnelly Announces Federal Grant to Help Homeless Hoosier Veterans in Lake County

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced that the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has received a $362,700 federal grant to support rental assistance for homeless veterans in Lake County, enough to aid 75 Hoosier veterans. In addition to housing assistance, the grants will be used to connect veterans with health care, mental health services, and case management assistance. Donnelly wrote a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) supporting the application

Donnelly Welcomes Federal Grant to Help Centerstone Program for Homeless Veterans in Eastern and...

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed an announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarding Centerstone of Indiana Inc., a federal grant to support its program for veterans and other individuals who experience homelessness with mental health care services and housing placement. Centerstone will receive a $1.2 million grant through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Carson Statement on Super Bowl Housing Legacy Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman André Carson issued the following statement on today's event highlighting the 32 residences that will become homes for homeless families as part of the 2012 Super Bowl Housing Legacy Project on Indianapolis' near eastside.

June 4 is Deadline to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in...

ATLANTA, GA - May 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses in Indiana that June 4 is the filing deadline for Economic Injury Disaster Loans available in Jasper, LaPorte, Lake, Porter and Starke counties. The SBA declared a disaster because of severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on August 19, 2009

Hershman: Legislation enables more veterans, family members to utilize services of Indiana Veterans Home

STATEHOUSE, IN - March 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --From surviving Civil War veterans to the servicemen and women of today's Global War on Terror, the Indiana Veterans Home in West Lafayette has stood as a respite for Hoosier heroes in their time of need.

House Approves CJ’s Home Protection Act

WASHINGTON, DC - December 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The House approved legislation today to provide Americans in the path of dangerous storms with life-saving warnings. CJ's Home Protection Act requires manufactured and mobile homes to be equipped with emergency weather radios. The bill is named after CJ Martin, a two-year-old boy, whose life was taken by an F3 tornado in Southwest Indiana in 2005.

Bayh Announces $9 Million in Grants for Community Development in Indiana

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Indiana will receive more than $9 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand affordable housing and improve local communities. The funds were awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Carson: Stimulus Funding Critical to Preventing Homelessness

Washington, D.C. - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman André Carson issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it is awarding the City of Indianapolis $3.9 million to prevent homelessness and help those who already lost their home

Carson Praises Enactment of Housing Assistance Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman André Carson issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, legislation that the House passed in March that is designed to prevent foreclosures

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ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal

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Brooks Statement on Wednesday’s Markup of the Initial Steps Towards Obamacare...

Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup on Wednesday, March 8th, at 10:30 a.m. of one of the bills that begins the process of repealing Obamacare and rebuilding our healthcare system. The American Health Care Act, which includes this legislation and a bill to be considered by the Ways and Means Committee, will repeal Obamacare through budget reconciliation, and begin the process of building a more affordable, accessible healthcare system with more choices for Americans and their families.