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Donnelly Speaks to HUD Secretary Regarding East Chicago Lead Contamination

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly spoke last evening with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro to press HUD to continue assisting in the safe relocation of the families in the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago. More than 1,000 residents have been impacted by high levels of lead and arsenic in the surrounding soil.

Visclosky Announces Federal Support for Employment Programs in Gary and Hammond

Washington, D.C. - March 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued grants to the Gary Housing Authority and the Housing Authority of the City of Hammond under the Housing Choice Voucher – Family Self Sufficiency (HCV-FSS) program. The funding will support initiatives to help housing voucher recipients obtain employment that will lead to their economic independence and self-sufficiency.

Bayh, Carson meet with HUD secretary regarding Phoenix apartments

Washington, DC - December 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Evan Bayh and Congressman André Carson today issued the following joint statement after their meeting with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan regarding the Phoenix Apartments, a Section 8-subsidized apartment complex located in Indianapolis

Grant Announcement

Washington, DC - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that the Housing Authority of the City of New Albany is set to receive almost three million dollars in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to improve public housing for seniors and disabled persons.According to a release issued by HUD, these grants will allow public housing authorities throughout the country to make necessary improvements to public housing communities that will specifically address the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities.

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.

Visclosky Announces Support for Viable Urban Communities in Lake County

Washington, D.C. - September 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced support for Lake County to build viable urban communities through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and HOME program. The HUD initiatives are designed to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing in order to strengthen the local economy

Bayh Announces $53 Million for Home Weatherization Assistance in Indiana

Washington, DC - July 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Indiana has been awarded nearly $53 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to expand weatherization assistance programs for low- and moderate-income Hoosiers. The funding, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will help lower energy costs for low- and moderate-income families, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create green jobs across the country.

Grant Announcement

Washington, DC - July 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that the Bloomington Housing Authority is set receive $203,898.00 in grant money through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The federal funds will come through HUD’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program

Bayh Announces $9.5 Million for Community Development in Indiana

Funding will improve neighborhoods, create jobs in struggling communities. Washington, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Indiana will receive more than $9.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to revitalize communities and help create jobs for Hoosiers. The funds have been allocated through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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

Grant Announcement

Washington, DC - July 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Baron Hill announced two U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants today for the City of Bloomington.

Bayh Announces $21 Million to Expand Affordable Housing in Central Indiana

Community development funding will help create jobs in distressed neighborhoods. Washington, DC - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Central Indiana will receive more than $21 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand affordable housing and improve urban communities. The funds are part of more than $44 million in community development grants awarded to Indiana.

Bayh Announces $4 Million to Expand Affordable Housing in Evansville

Washington, DC - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Evansville will receive nearly $4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand affordable housing and improve urban communities. The funds are part of more than $44 million in community development grants awarded to Indiana

Bayh Announces $8 Million to Expand Affordable Housing in Northwest Indiana

Washington, DC - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Evan Bayh today announced that Northwest Indiana will receive more than $8 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand affordable housing and improve urban communities. The funds are part of more than $44 million in community development grants awarded to Indiana.

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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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VISCLOSKY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEES ON FY 2020 PRIORITIES

This week, Congressman Visclosky testified before four House Appropriations Subcommittees on priorities for Northwest Indiana in Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bills.