Home Homeless & Crisis Assistance
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.