U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today applauded a $446,875 federal investment in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. The grant, which comes from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), will go towards installing an anti-wander and security system
U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow today announced a $34,241 investment in the Upper Peninsula to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program
Schuette Salutes Veterans, Announces Homeowners Assistance Program Has Awarded More Than $1 Million to...
LANSING - November 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) --Attorney General Bill Schuette today offered a special Veterans Day message in advance of Monday's holiday. In addition to thanking veterans for their service, Schuette also announced the distribution of more than $1 million in grants to struggling military and veteran homeowners impacted by the foreclosure crisis. The funds were distributed through the Michigan Veterans Homeowners Assistance Program Schuette announced with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency in May 2013. MiVHAP has helped at least 154 homeowners in 43 counties across the state, according to recent numbers provided by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
LANSING, MI - November 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homelessness should not be one of the problems facing veterans returning from deployment or older veterans later in their life. However, statistics show approximately 1 in 10 of the nations homeless population are veterans. Jason Allen, director of Michigan's Veteran's Affairs Directorate is reaching out to those in need by encouraging veterans to discuss their benefits eligibility with their county Veteran Affairs office or veterans service organization
WASHINGTON, DC - October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin, both D-Mich., announced a $589,273 grant for homeless veterans in Northern Michigan today. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs made the grant to Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan in Gaylord to provide 24 beds in transitional housing to homeless veterans
WASHINGTON, DC - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mark Schauer voted to pass two key measures for our American veterans. The Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act (H.R. 3590), which passed with bipartisan support today, will extend the deadline for taking advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for qualified service members by one year.