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MSHDA Awards Over $2 Million in Housing Resource Fund Grants

LANSING, MI - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced more than $2 million in Housing Resource Fund (HRF) grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and emergency repair projects to move forward across the state

MiVHAP grants surpass $1 million for struggling military and veteran homeowners

LANSING, MI - September 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan Veterans Homeowners Assistance Program (MiVHAP) has approved more than $1 million in grants to struggling military and veteran homeowners impacted by the foreclosure crisis, announced Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director Jeff Barnes. MiVHAP launched in May with a total of $5 million available for grants and will continue until those funds are depleted. To date, MiVHAP has helped 154 homeowners in 43 counties across the state

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans receives $900,000 grant for entrance upgrades

LANSING - August 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced today that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the State of Michigan more than $900,000 to upgrade the main entrance at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. The Home is getting a new, much larger canopy with upgraded lighting for its main entrance, a new heated, all-weather walkway and upgrades to its interior lobby area. The upgrades will provide a safer and more inviting entrance to the Home for residents and visitors alike.

MSHDA Awards $850,000 in Housing Resource Fund Grants

LANSING, MI - August 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced a total of $850,000 in Housing Resource Fund (HRF) grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and emergency repair projects to move forward in three counties.

MSHDA Awards Community Development Grant to Alpena County

LANSING, MI - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced that Alpena County will receive a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

Rep. Bentivolio’s Statement on VA’s New Initiative to End Veteran’s Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Deparment of Veterans Affairs announced a new grant initiative to help end veteran’s homelessness. Congressman Kerry Bentivolio released the following statement on the initiative

Macomb awarded $1 million to accelerate redevelopment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development has been awarded a $1 million grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). The RLF will make low-interest loans available to help finance redevelopment projects for eligible Brownfield sites in the County.

MPSC Grants License to Santanna Energy Services as Alternative Electric Supplier

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today granted a license to Santanna Energy Services, as an alternative electric supplier (AES).

MSHDA Announces Housing, Community Development Grants

LANSING, MI - May 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), recently announced nine statewide projects will receive state Housing and Community Development Fund grants

Gov. Snyder approves more than $23 million in Natural Resources Trust Fund grants for...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday signed legislation approving $23,348,700 in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant appropriations, funding 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions in 43 Michigan counties.

DEQ announces water quality monitoring grants

March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The DEQ today announced $250,000 in grants for water quality monitoring projects under the Clean Michigan Initiative - Clean Water Fund monies.

Nine counties to invest in local roads with Transportation Economic Development Fund grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nine Michigan counties will use $2.7 million in state Category F funds to upgrade roads in urban areas to "all-season" status to support local economic growth and keep Michigan open for business year-round, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced today.

Detroit to receive $4.2 million for housing, homelessness programs

WASHINGTON, DC - July 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Detroit will receive $4.2 million in federal funding to promote affordable housing, fight homelessness and boost the local economy, Sen. Carl Levin announced Monday.

Schuette Praises Governor And Legislature On $97.2 Million Fund To Help Troubled Homeowners

LANSING - July 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill Schuette today praised Governor Rick Snyder and GOP legislative leaders for passing legislation that largely follows his recommendations to strengthen Michigan's economy and bring relief to countless residents struggling with foreclosure. The legislation now heads to Snyder's desk for final approval.

State Housing Authority Announces MSHDA and Federal Grants to Help House Homeless in Barry...

LANSING, MI - November 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Executive Director Gary Heidel of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) today announced funding for Barry County United Way in the amount of $38,913 through its Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. The funds are being awarded to communities and local recipient organizations as part of an estimated $2.8 million in federal grants and $5 million in MSHDA reserves to be allocated this fiscal year across the state.

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Peters, Stabenow Announce Over $680,000 for Chippewa County International Airport

U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow today announced that Chippewa County International Airport in Sault Ste. Marie will receive a $689,269 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fund the construction of replacement runway lighting systems, runway rehabilitation, an approach survey to identify existing obstructions to runway approaches, and an update to the Airports Geographic Information System data.