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 Grants that Support Local Water and Soil Conservation Initiatives

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement that it has awarded Indiana three Regional Conservation Partnership Program grants to support Indiana-based locally-led conservation projects in 2016.

Visclosky Announces Grant Award for Michigan City Fire Department

Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant for the Michigan City Fire Department under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Visclosky Announces CDBG Award for Michigan City

Congressman Pete Visclosky stated, “I applaud Mayor Meer and the leaders of Michigan City for utilizing this program to improve economic opportunities for the residents of Michigan City.  I look forward to seeing the continued positive results of their great work.”

Visclosky Announces FAA Award for Griffith-Merrillville Airport

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a grant to the Griffith-Merrillville Airport to perform an environmental assessment study.

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).

Congressman Carson Applauds Promise Zone Designation for Indianapolis Community

Today, Congressman André Carson released the following statement after Indianapolis was named one of eight cities in the country to receive a Second Round ‘Promise Zone’ designation – a status that grants low-income communities additional support in addressing critical challenges like: education, job creation, access to affordable housing and improvements to public safety.

Visclosky Announces $2.6 Million in HUD Funding

Today, Congressman Visclosky announced grant awards from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the Gary, East Chicago, Hammond, and Michigan City Housing Authorities under the Capital Fund Program.

Indiana Among Fastest States Weatherizing Low Income Homes

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - August 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Indiana's innovative program to weatherize 20,000 homes using federal stimulus funds has reached its stride. Within the past three months, the state moved to ninth nationally in overall units completed and seventh in production per day

Application Process for Second Round of TIGER Grant Funding Has Begun

Washington, DC - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that the application period for the second round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants has begun. The second round of grants, officially called the National Infrastructure Investment Grants, but referred to as the “TIGER II Discretionary Grants,” is a $600 million competitive grant program for surface transportation projects that is similar, but not identical to, the first round of TIGER grants. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) officially began soliciting applications as of Monday, April 26, 2010, with pre-applications due on July 16, 2010, and final applications due on August 23, 2010. Public comments regarding the projects will be considered until May 28, 2010. The DOT will announce the projects that have been selected to receive funding no sooner than September 15, 2010

Visclosky Announces Federal Support for Housing Counseling in Northwest Indiana

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Grants to Help Families and Individuals Improve Housing Conditions. Washington, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued three grants to Northwest Indiana for housing counseling. The grants, which will go to the Housing Authority of the City of Hammond, Housing Opportunities, Inc., in Porter County, and the Lake County Community Economic Development Department, are intended to help families and individuals improve their housing conditions

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



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



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