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Senator Brown

Sherrod Campbell Brown is the junior United States Senator from the state of Ohio, and a member of the Democratic Party.


713 Hart Senate
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Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2315
Fax: (202) 228-6321

Sen. Brown Announces $102,000 in Rural Development Funding for Hocking County

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $69,000 in federal grant funding and a $33,000 loan for Hocking County from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to fund local projects.

Sen. Brown Announces Nearly $450,000 to Spur Economic Development and Manufacturing Innovation in Lima

Sen. Sherrod Brown announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $449,950 to the Ohio Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Center in Lima for a Center for High Strain Rate Forming Commercialization.

Senator Brown Testifies To Protect Ohio Homeowners

Senate Bill 99 protects buyers from any delinquent water bills that are not registered with the County Auditor at the time they purchase a home.

Sen. Brown Joins Cleveland Housing Counselors to Commemorate One Millionth Customer Receiving Housing Foreclosure...

CLEVELAND, OH - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today joined Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland to commemorate the one millionth customer served through the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program (NFMC)

Sen. Brown, Congressman Boccieri Announce $6.1 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

CANTON, OH - September 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Congressman John Boccieri (OH-16) today joined Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Cincinnati President and CEO David Hehman at the YWCA in Canton to announce $6.1 million in funding for 12 affordable housing projects across Ohio.

Sen. Brown Announces $172 Million For Foreclosure Prevention Assistance In Ohio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that Ohio will receive $172 million in funding for foreclosure-prevention assistance from the Housing Finance Agency Innovation Fund for the Hardest Hit Housing Markets ("Hardest Hit Fund").

Sen. Brown Announces More Than $22 Million to Support Development of Affordable Housing for...

WASHINGTON D.C. - July 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that $22,317,400 has been awarded to Ohio housing services by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 202 and Section 811 programs.

Sen. Brown Addresses Issues Facing Homeless Veterans in Chillicothe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown visited the Chillicothe VA Medical Center in an effort to bolster support new and ongoing programs at the facility. Sen. Brown met with VA leadership, union representatives, and veterans to examine veterans' issues, including veteran homelessness, the need for benefit reforms, and increased investments at the Chillicothe VA medical center.

After Urging by Sen. Brown, Ohio Added to Help for Hardest-Hit Housing Markets Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Ohio will receive $172 million to help communities address the foreclosure crisis. The funds will come from the Help for the Hardest-Hit Housing Markets (4HM) program.

Sen. Brown Announces More than $2 Million in NeighborWorks Housing Grants

WASHINGTON D.C. - March 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced eight new neighborhood development grants totaling $2,584,

Sen. Brown Joins Housing Advocates, Ohio Homeowners to Outline Need for Additional Foreclosure Assistance

COLUMBUS, OH - March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited Columbus Housing Partnership's housing advisory center today to outline the need for additional federal foreclosure funds for Ohio.

Sen. Brown Calls On President To Expand Foreclosure Assistance Program To Include Ohio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today called on President Obama to expand his recently-announced foreclosure assistance program to Ohio.

Brown Points To Ohio Foreclosure Crisis, Calls For Improvements To Foreclosure Mitigation Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wrote to the Obama Administration today regarding high foreclosure rates in Ohio and the need to improve foreclosure mitigation efforts that help Americans stay in their homes.

Columbus Will Receive More than $23 Million in Funds to Help Rebuild Neighborhoods Devastated...

COLUMBUS, OH - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited Columbus today to announce new Recovery Act funds to help rebuild communities devastated by the housing and economic crisis.

Sen. Brown, Columbus Housing Partnership Cite First-Time Homebuyers Tax Credit Extension As Key To...

COLUMBUS, OH - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- At the soon-to-be new home of Mike Decker and Katie Arends, who used the first-time homebuyer federal tax credit to build their first house, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today discussed how the newly extended federal tax credit can help other Columbus community members purchase new homes.

Brown Announces Support for Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits and Expand Homebuyer Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced his support for a bill that would provide for an extension of emergency benefits to unemployed workers and expand the homebuyer tax credit.

Brown Announces Support For New Bill Extending Tax Credit For First-Time Homebuyers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A tax credit that has helped more than 48,000 Ohio families purchase their first homes will expire on Dec. 1 unless Congress passes an extension.

Brown Calls for Investigation of “Bank Walkaways” from Foreclosed Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A growing number of lenders are refusing to take possession of homes after they have been foreclosed, leading to vandalism and neighborhood decline in Cleveland and cities across Ohio.

Brown Announces More Than $17.6 Million in Funds for Green Housing in Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $17,687,509 in funds for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Garden Valley Phase III project.

Brown Announces More Than $9.8 Million in Funds for Housing in Youngstown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $9,865,000 in funds for the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Briar Hill Annex project.


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.