Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Guinta Visits Families in Transition’s Resource Center and Shelter in Manchester

On Tuesday August, 18, 2015, Congressman Guinta (NH-01) visited Families in Transition’s newest housing development facility on Lake Avenue in Manchester, NH.  The Family Place Resource Center and Shelter will provide transitional housing to homeless families across New Hampshire and also includes such critical services as a healthcare clinic, preschool, and will help facilitate employment opportunities to assist families in achieving financial independence

Kuster Discusses Efforts to Increase Mental Health Services for Veterans and Prevent Veteran Homelessness...

This morning, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) hosted a roundtable discussion with local veterans as well as mental health and housing advocates. During the discussion, Kuster heard from event participants about ways that Congress can ensure Granite State veterans have access to the services and benefits they deserve, and she highlighted legislation she recently helped pass into law to expand mental health services at the VA

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.

SHAHEEN: $168,500 FOR MANCHESTER HOUSING AUTHORITY GRANT A STEP FORWARD FOR HOMELESS VETS

A $168,500 grant for the Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority will provide permanent housing to 20 homeless veterans and is a positive step forward to battling veterans homelessness in the state, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) said today. The supportive housing assistance is provided through the HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development)-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program, which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Legal clinics will provide pro bono services to veterans, resulting in expedited claims processing,...

Building on their continued efforts to support American veterans, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) today introduced legislation to increase cooperation between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and veterans legal clinics. The legislation, the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013, will maximize the effectiveness of these law school programs and encourage their continued development.

Shaheen, Ayotte: Funding Secured for New Hampshire National Guard Deployment Cycle Support Program

Washington, D.C. - May 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today announced that the New Hampshire National Guard will receive $535,000 to support the Guard's Deployment Cycle Support Program (DCSP). Shaheen and Ayotte have been strong advocates for the DCSP program and have worked with Pentagon officials to underscore the clear benefits of the program.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING AWARDS FAMILIES IN TRANSITION $200 VISA GIFT CARD AFTER PUBLIC VOTE

BEDFORD, N.H. - February 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Hampshire Housing kicked off 2013 by hosting a virtual Visa gift card giveaway, and Families in Transition was named the winner by a public vote. Facebook users took to New Hampshire Housing’s Facebook page to cast their votes in favor of the homeless services provider receiving a $200 Visa gift card. The online giveaway was one of many efforts New Hampshire Housing makes throughout the year to support nonprofits that offer food, shelter, and other basic needs.

Congressman Paul Hodes’ Statement on President Obama’s Speech on Financial Regulatory Reform

Washington, DC - September 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Paul Hodes, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after President Obama’s speech on the need for financial regulatory reform. The President’s speech marks exactly one year from the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

$475,000 will support transitional housing initiatives for homeless veterans in Nashua

WASHINGTON - February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) today announced that the Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill contains $475,000 in federal funding for new transitional housing programs in Nashua for honorably discharged, homeless veterans. The funding will be used by Harbor Homes, Inc., to create a new supportive housing facility for veterans known as “Dalianis House” in honor of veterans’ advocate Dr. Griffin Dalianis.

New Hampshire awarded $1.5 million in AHP funding

BOSTON - December 9, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) awarded nearly $1.5 million as grants, loans, and subsidies to fund 63 units of affordable rental housing in Nashua and Rindge. Of that amount, over $935,000 was given as a grant or subsidy.

$500,000 will support transitional housing initiatives for homeless veterans in Manchester & Nashua

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators Judd Gregg and John Sununu (R-NH) today announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $500,000 in federal funding for new transitional housing programs in Manchester and Nashua for honorably discharged, homeless veterans. The funding is included in the fiscal year 2009 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill which is now ready for consideration by the full Senate.

New Hampshire Housing Approves Financing for Six Rental Housing Projects

Bedford, NH – At its recent meetings, the Board of Directors of New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority approved financing for two new construction projects in Keene and Franklin, and the reservation of Federal Housing Tax Credits for four development projects that will add 163 rental units to the state’s affordable housing supply.

HUD Announces Funding to help New Hampshire Families Find or Keep Homes

Six local agencies awarded $282,132 for homebuyer education and foreclosure prevention October 25, 2007 - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Taylor Caswell joined Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta to announce nearly $60,000 in funding to NeighborWorks® Greater Manchester to help families and individuals find or keep homes.

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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