Macomb, Oakland Receive Community Development Grants from Recovery Act

Washington D.C. - September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that all Recovery Act funding for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) have been released and are now in the hands of the state and local communities. The Recovery Act included $1 billion for CDBG of which $2.9 million was allocated for Macomb and Oakland Counties and communities.“More CDBG funding, through the Recovery Act, comes at an important time for our communities who are grappling with difficult budgets and the ongoing economic downturn,” said Rep. Levin. “Communities can decide what programs best meet the needs of their communities and residents, and get the money out to stimulate the local economy.”

Kildee Announces Nearly $1.7 in HUD Grants for Saginaw

Grants Will Help Revitalize Neighborhoods, Create Jobs and Combat Homelessness WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dale E. Kildee (D-MI) today announced that $1,690,524 in stimulus funding has been awarded to Saginaw through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This legislation passed the House of Representatives on February 13, 2009 with Congressman Kildee’s strong support and became law on February 17, 2009. Of this funding, $1,022,177 is being made available through the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing (HPRP) Program, and $668,347 of this funding is through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Kildee and Secretary Donovan Announce More than $1.6 Million in HUD Grants for Flint...

CDBG Grants Will Help Revitalize Neighborhoods and Create Jobs. WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dale E. Kildee (D-MI) and U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced $1,647,759 in funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for Flint and Genesee County. These grants are available through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which enable state and local governments to undertake a wide range of activities intended to create suitable living environments, provide affordable housing and create economic opportunities. The City of Flint will receive $1,153,340 and Genesee County will receive $494,419


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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