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Grants

Federal Grant Will Facilitate Homeless Veterans’ Transition into the Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), announced $300,000 awarded to the Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio for its efforts to support homeless veterans in Montgomery County. The competitive grant will be distributed through The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

Patt-McDaniel Announces American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Community Development Block Grant Program Application Period

COLUMBUS, OH - June 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Lisa Patt-McDaniel, Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Development, today announced that the Department will distribute approximately $11.6 million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Community Development Block Grant Program funds through the Water and Sanitary Sewer Program.

HUD awards $500,000 to two Ohio communities to produce ‘greener’ affordable housing

WASHINGTON, DC - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded two $250,000 grants to Canton, Ohio and Franklin County, Ohio to produce environmentally friendly, energy efficient housing.

OHFA one of first to receive funding from HUD and the Treasury Department for...

COLUMBUS, OH - May 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) was recently among the first to be awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Treasury under programs created through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Patt- McDaniel Announces More Than $20 Million In Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund Grants To...

COLUMBUS, OH - May 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ohio Department of Development Interim Director Lisa Patt-McDaniel today announced more than $20 million in Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund grants to 11 brownfield clean-up projects throughout the state. The funding, approved at a Clean Ohio Council Round Six award meeting, will allow for the reuse of idle commercial and industrial properties and is expected to initially create and retain more than 550 jobs.

Affordable housing initiatives approved by OHFA Board

COLUMBUS, OH - April 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today approved eight initiatives to be financed through the Housing Investment Fund. In September 2008, the Board approved the Housing Investment Fund to support affordable housing initiatives in Ohio that could not be currently funded through OHFA’s standard programs. The Fund provides an opportunity for developers and housing organizations to receive grants or loans to respond to changing housing needs around the state.

BARBASH ANNOUNCES $20,000 FAIR HOUSING GRANT FOR VINTON COUNTY

COLUMBUS, OH - March 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ohio Department of Development Interim Director Mark Barbash today announced that Vinton County will receive a $20,000 grant on behalf of the Vinton/Jackson County Consortia to assist with fair housing efforts. The funds will be awarded through the New Horizons Fair Housing Assistance Program, administered by the Department’s Office of Housing and Community Partnerships.

FISHER ANNOUNCES $3.5 MILLION IN SOLAR AND WIND GRANTS

Columbus, OH - January 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced the availability of $3.5 million in new grants for solar hot water systems and wind technologies to benefit residential users.

Ohio homebuyers will receive additional help in Spring; more than $6.8 million approved for...

COLUMBUS, OH - December 19, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Ohioans received an added benefit for buying a home through the newly reinstated Mortgage Credit Certificate...

FISHER ANNOUNCES $3.3 MILLION IN HOUSING AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP GRANTS

Columbus, OH - December 2, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced that 18 grants totaling more than $3.3 million will be awarded to eligible nonprofit organizations through Ohio Housing Trust Fund programs administered by the Ohio Department of Development.

FISHER ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $30 MILLION IN HOUSING IMPROVEMENT AWARDS

Columbus, OH - September 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced that 62...

FISHER ANNOUNCES $20,000 FAIR HOUSING GRANT FOR GREENE COUNTY AND CITY OF XENIA FAIR...

Columbus, OH - August 11, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Fair and affordable housing is a paramount issue for Ohio and Ohioans. Lieutenant Governor Lee...

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Affordable Housing Out Of Reach for Low-Income Families in Ohio

Report Demonstrates Need To Expand Ohio Housing Trust Fund WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohioans need to earn at least $14.45 an hour in order...

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High Standards of Professional Conduct Apply to Insurance Needs of Ohio...

Purchasing a home or business property is a time of joy, excitement and inevitably stress generated by the work and by the unfamiliarity buyers have with the layers of demands from loan calculations to insurance commitments being thrust at them. The Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) may help by providing information about the various insurance types and also through its rigorous regulation of insurance agents, Jillian Froment, ODI director, said.