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Ayotte Applauds Afforadble Housing Grants for NH

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte today announced that the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund will be awarding $1.5 million to the NH Community Loan Fund for their affordable housing initiatives that help provide financing for low and moderate income families in New Hampshire. In March, Ayotte urged the Senate Appropriations Committee to fully fund the CDFI Fund in upcoming appropriations bills.

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.

New Hampshire Receives Federal Grant for Nashua Drug Court

Governor Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire Department of Health of Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Nick Toumpas, and New Hampshire Superior Court Chief Justice Tina L. Nadeau today announced that DHHS received a federal grant totaling $974,991 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA] for Hillsborough County Southern District Adult Drug Court in Nashua

Governor Hassan, Senator Shaheen Applaud $1.25 Million in Grants to Address Youth Substance Abuse...

Governor Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today applauded the announcement of $1.25 Million in federal funding for New Hampshire youth substance abuse prevention programs. The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program run by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will distribute ten grants of $125,000 to programs across the state.

Hassan, Shaheen Applaud $1.25 Million in Grants to Address Youth Substance Abuse in New...

Governor Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today applauded the announcement of $1.25 Million in federal funding for New Hampshire youth substance abuse prevention programs. The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program run by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will distribute ten grants of $125,000 to programs across the state

Governor Hassan, Senator Shaheen Announce Seven New Hampshire Projects to Receive Northern Border Regional...

Governor Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that seven New Hampshire projects will receive grant funding from the Northern Border Regional Commission to help spur economic and community development in the North Country.

Kuster Announces $40,000 in USDA Rural Development Grants to Support Seniors in Grafton County

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced $40,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council. The grant will support the Council’s work to provide services for senior citizens around the Upper Valley. The Council received a $12,400 Economic Impact Initiative Grant and a $27,600 Community Facility Grant, which will both be used to build an activities room at the Horse Meadow Senior Center in Haverhill that will allow the facility to fully serve seniors in the area

CDFA Awards $750,000 in Microenterprise Grants

Approximately 271 New Hampshire entrepreneurs and small business owners will be able to take advantage of technical assistance programs designed to get them off the ground, thanks to grants of nearly $750,000 for microenterprise centers.

Kuster Announces USDA Rural Development Grants for Projects in Bethlehem and Stratford

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced two grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program that will support projects in two New Hampshire communities. The Bethlehem School District has received a $30,000 grant that will be used to replace an oil-fired hot water boiler heating system at Bethlehem Elementary School with wood pellet boilers, and the town of Stratford has received a $15,000 grant to improve its town garage, which houses all town vehicles

Eight NH Communities Awarded Grants to Improve Housing, Public Facilities

The NH Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) has approved Community Development Block Grant awards to eight New Hampshire municipalities and counties totaling nearly $3.1 million.

Kuster Announces Federal Grants for New Hampshire’s Second District

This afternoon, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced two new federal Rural Development grants for New Hampshire’s Second District. The first grant, in the amount of $22,500, has been awarded to the Town of Stoddard and the Davis Public Library. The second, in the amount of $9,000, has been awarded to the Family Resource Center in Gorham. Both grants will be used to update each organization’s electronic infrastructure, which will help improve local services offered to community residents

Delegation Welcomes Federal Disaster Recovery Assistance Grant

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Ann Kuster (D-NH), today welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation's decision to approve an emergency recovery grant to help restore roadways in Grafton, Sullivan, and Cheshire Counties that were damaged by heavy rains and flooding at the end of June. The $1 million grant for rebuilding federally-supported roadways will assist the New Hampshire Department of Transportation's efforts to repair transportation infrastructure in Lebanon, Alstead, and Westmoreland that was damaged during powerful storms on June 26.

Shaheen, Kuster Announce $1 Million Federal Grant to Harbor Homes to Help End Veteran...

Today, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that Harbor Homes will receive a $1 million grant to help keep hundreds of local veterans in their homes and off the streets. The funding, administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), is part of the agency’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families program (SSVF), which helps local non-profit organizations to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless and to secure housing for those who have recently lost their homes.

Shea-Porter, Kuster Announce $55,000 Grant to CATCH Neighborhood Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and Congresswoman Annie Kuster are pleased to announce that CATCH Neighborhood Housing, a nonprofit housing services organization in Merrimack County, has been selected as the recipient of a $55,000 federal grant from NeighborWorks America. The grant was awarded through a competitive process, and it will allow CATCH Neighborhood Housing to continue to preserve affordable housing for low- or moderate- income individuals and families of Merrimack County.

Kuster, Shea-Porter Announce $55,000 Grant to CATCH Neighborhood Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter are pleased to announce that CATCH Neighborhood Housing, a nonprofit housing services organization in Merrimack County, has been selected as the recipient of a of $55,000 federal grant from NeighborWorks America. The grant was awarded through a competitive process, and it will allow CATCH Neighborhood Housing to continue to preserve affordable housing for low- or moderate- income individuals and families of Merrimack County

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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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HUD CHARGES NEW HAMPSHIRE LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging a group of New Hampshire landlords with housing discrimination for denying families with children the opportunity to rent certain apartments