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Ayotte Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Accessible Housing Modifications Programs

Recently, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Angus King (I-ME) introduced a bill to help seniors retain their independence and safely live at home. The bill, The Senior Home Modification Assistance Initiative Act would better coordinate the already-existing federal home modification programs and create more consumer-friendly information so that seniors can utilize these programs to their benefit. Ayotte is a co-founding member of the Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus.

New Hampshire Housing Graduates Second Class of Homeownership Fellows

New Hampshire Housing graduated its second class of Homeownership Fellows recently. This year-long program accepts applications from emerging leaders in the mortgage origination field and is broken down into six educational development sessions. Sessions include learning about New Hampshire Housing’s entire range of programs, meeting with successful mortgage professionals, spending time at the New Hampshire Legislature, and visiting with other top state and national officials

New Hampshire Housing Graduates Second Class of Homeownership Fellows

New Hampshire Housing graduated its second class of Homeownership Fellows recently. This year-long program accepts applications from emerging leaders in the mortgage origination field and is broken down into six educational development sessions. Sessions include learning about New Hampshire Housing’s entire range of programs, meeting with successful mortgage professionals, spending time at the New Hampshire Legislature, and visiting with other top state and national officials.

NHHFA Provides $250,000 in Funds for Neighborhood Development Initiatives

The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority’s Board of Directors recently approved the allocation of grant and loan funds in the amount of $125,000 each to NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire and Upper Valley Habitat to support neighborhood revitalization efforts in Nashua and Claremont.

Statewide Lenders, Originators Recognized for Efforts to Help Homebuyers Secure Affordable Mortgage Loans

Lenders, loan originators, and real estate offices were recognized for their dedication in helping nearly 1,670 homebuyers find their way to affordable homes and loans during New Hampshire Housing’s “Best of 2015” ceremony. The ceremony was held as part of New Hampshire Housing’s Fourth Annual Conference on Homeownership at the Manchester Country Club in Manchester.

On Earth Day, Shaheen Discusses the Recent Breakthrough on Her Energy Efficiency Legislation

To mark Earth Day, Senator Shaheen visited the Hollis Montessori School, the first elementary school in the United States to attain the rigorous Passive House efficiency certification, recognizing the school’s exemplary commitment to energy efficiency. During her visit, Senator Shaheen toured the facility’s energy efficient features, and discussed the breakthrough on her energy efficiency legislation, known as Shaheen-Portman, which passed the Senate on Wednesday

Answers Needed on NH Water Contamination

Following a recent meeting she held with town officials from several New Hampshire communities experiencing water contamination by the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), US Senator Kelly Ayotte wrote a follow up letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday raising several questions and concerns, as well as renewing her call for the Administration to expedite the release of a new health advisory standard for PFOA. She also urged EPA officials to participate in all public meetings regarding water contamination issues in New Hampshire going forward

Kuster Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Prevent Thousands of Low-Income Tenants Across the Country...

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Rural Housing Preservation Act, a bill to help maintain rental assistance for thousands of rural Americans. Kuster introduced the bill after tenants living in a low-income apartment complex in a town in her district – Lebanon, New Hampshire – had their USDA rental assistance threatened because the loan on the property had matured. Congressman Rick Nolan (MN-08) is the lead cosponsor of the legislation, and Senator Shaheen (D-NH) has introduced companion legislation in the Senate

Ayotte Statement on Air Force Agreement with City of Portsmouth to Remove Water Contaminants

The City of Portsmouth and Pease Development Authority announced an agreement related to the contamination clean-up of the Smith, Harrison and Haven Wells. U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte issued the following statement on today's agreement

Ayotte Meets with Town Officials Regarding Water Contamination

Following a meeting she convened today with town officials from Merrimack, Litchfield, Bedford and Londonderry, as well as representatives of Merrimack Village District Water, US Senator Kelly Ayotte today renewed her call for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to expedite the release of a new health advisory standard for the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Ayotte also met this week with leadership from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to urge the company to work with state and local officials and other stakeholders in New Hampshire to address water contamination issues.

Ayotte Calls on EPA to Act on Water Contamination

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging her to expedite the release of a new health advisory standard for the chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) following reports of water contamination in several cities and towns across New Hampshire. Previously, the Haven well at Pease International Tradeport was closed after tests revealed high levels of perfluorochemicals (PFCs).

Annual Conference on Homeownership

As the housing market has changed, so have borrowers' expectations. How can you build trust around a complex transaction in an age of instant gratification? Join us as we discuss "Reaching Borrowers Responsively and Responsibly in the Internet Age" with marketing professionals, real estate professionals, lenders, and counselors who are experiencing these challenges first hand.

Ayotte Discusses Renewable Energy at Wheelabrator Concord

Senator Ayotte with Michelle Firmbach Nadeau, Senior Manager, Public Affairs; John LaRiviere, General Manager & Director Special Waste and Bill Roberts, Senior Vice President of Operations, Wheelabrator Technologies

New Hampshire Housing now accepting grant applications for Emerging Opportunities Program

New Hampshire-based nonprofits that are engaged in affordable housing activities may be eligible for grant funding through New Hampshire Housing’s Emerging Opportunities Program. The program encourages and supports innovative new initiatives related to affordable housing and is now accepting applications.

Shaheen Welcomes Approval of Environmental Permit for Balsams Redevelopment Project

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement welcoming approval of a Wetlands Permit by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services for the Balsams Resort redevelopment project.

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New Hampshire Housing Graduates Second Class of Homeownership Fellows

New Hampshire Housing graduated its second class of Homeownership Fellows recently. This year-long program accepts applications from emerging leaders in the mortgage origination field and is broken down into six educational development sessions. Sessions include learning about New Hampshire Housing’s entire range of programs, meeting with successful mortgage professionals, spending time at the New Hampshire Legislature, and visiting with other top state and national officials

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Ayotte Helps Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Accessible Housing Modifications...

Recently, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Angus King (I-ME) introduced a bill to help seniors retain their independence and safely live at home. The bill, The Senior Home Modification Assistance Initiative Act would better coordinate the already-existing federal home modification programs and create more consumer-friendly information so that seniors can utilize these programs to their benefit. Ayotte is a co-founding member of the Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus.