Washington, D.C. - August 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Representative David Price (NC-04), the Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that North Carolina localities will receive a total of $4,256,449 in grants from the Department of Homeland Security's Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to combat hunger and homelessness. In the Fourth District, Durham County will receive $117,570 through the grant program. Orange County will receive $47,032. A full list of EFSP allocations to North Carolina counties is available


Washington, D.C. - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative David Price (NC-04) announced that Raleigh-based Passage Home Inc., has received a Department of Veterans Affairs grant worth $153,437 to fight homelessness among low-income veterans. The faith-based nonprofit has been working to fight poverty and homelessness in the Raleigh region since 1991. The grant is one of 151 VA grants being announced this week in 49 states across the country

Outer Banks Real Estate Help Spread the News about the Gifts for Santa Paws...

Outer Banks, NC - November 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Outer Banks Real Estate by Bill Holt helps in spreading the news about Santa Paws Program in December. North Carolina Aquarium located at Roanoke Island offers complimentary admission every holiday season to participants of gifts for “Santa Paws” program for the benefit of man’s furry four-legged friends. Now on its fifth-year, “Santa Paws” program has shared hundreds of donated items to the Outer Banks Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or SPCA for feeding and care of their sheltered animals.

Helping workers who lose their jobs, keep their homes: N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™ Adds...

March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The N.C. Housing Finance Agency this month has added 13 HUD-approved counseling agencies to the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™, increasing the number of agencies where homeowners can apply to 37. The program began offering mortgage payment assistance December 1 in all 100 counties

House Members Demand Fannie, Freddie Strengthen Response to Foreclosure Crisis

Washington, D.C. - March 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) and more than 50 Members of Congress, including Representatives from most of the hardest hit states, sent a letter today to Edward DeMarco, Acting Director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA), calling for Fannie and Freddie to take a leadership role in stemming the current foreclosure crisis. In part, the lawmakers write that FHFA has failed to use its influence to effect crucial changes that would slow the continuing decline of the housing market and maximize return to the taxpayer

Gov. Perdue Announces $14 Million in Grants to 26 Local Governments

February 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that $14 million will be distributed to 26 local governments through the Community Development Block Grant Economic Recovery Program (CDBG ER). Each grant will help develop infrastructure, housing or special needs in the community.

New law to protect homeowners, homebuyers starts Friday

Raleigh, NC - September 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina homeowners, especially those struggling with financial problems, will have more protection from schemes that can lead to problems like foreclosure starting Friday, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today.

Homeless Family Gets A Home for the Holidays

DURHAM, NC - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A homeless family of seven will wake up in their own apartment this Christmas Eve, thanks to the efforts and generosity of a public-private partnership with the City of Durham.

Secretary Donovan awards over $29 million in recovery act funding to prevent homelessness in...

GREENSBORO, NC - July 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $29,078,387 in grants to nine grantees in North Carolina to rapidly re-house families who fall into homelessness, or prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.

Housing North Carolina Awards Recognize Excellent Developments

Raleigh, NC - October 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Four affordable housing developments will receive Housing North Carolina Awards on Oct. 16 during the N.C. Affordable Housing Conference at the Durham Marriott at the Civic Center in Durham.

HUD Secretary and Mayor McCrory announce $10 million loan guarantee to Charlotte

WASHINGTON - August 25, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced that he is approving a $10 million loan guarantee to the City of Charlotte to purchase 70 acres in the Double Oaks neighborhood.

North Carolina gets $20 million HOPE VI grant

HOPE VI grant to replace two public housing developments with new mixed-income neighborhood. FAYETTEVILLE, NC – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today awarded the Housing Authority of Fayetteville a $20 million grant to support the redevelopment of Campbell Terrace and Delona Gardens public housing developments into an attractive mixed-income community.

Housing North Carolina Awards Recognize Developments Across The State

Six affordable housing developments received Housing North Carolina Awards on Nov. 15 at the 18th annual awards luncheon in Raleigh. Sponsored by the N.C. Housing Finance Agency, the awards recognize excellent properties that can serve as models for other communities.

N.C. Housing Finance Agency Marks 20th Anniversary of Housing Trust Fund

Staff Holds Volunteer Workdays at Three Raleigh Developments October 9, 2007 -- The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the N.C. Housing Trust Fund by holding workdays this month at three Raleigh housing developments that were built with Trust Fund financing.


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)


Public input opportunities for Project Grace proposal

New Hanover County will host two public meetings to share information about Project Grace and the redevelopment proposal that was submitted by Zimmer Development Company.