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HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR ARKANSAS STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - February 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to 24 counties in Arkansas and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes by severe storms and flooding during the period of December 23rd and January 2nd.

Lincoln, Pryor and Boozman announce Dyer Grant

Washington, DC - August 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced $39,860 in funds to improve the Dyer community building.

Northwest Arkansas Airports Receive Federal Grants

Washington, DC - June 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) along with U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor announced that Fayetteville Municipal Airport-Drake Field will receive $3.5 million and Rogers Municipal Airport-Carter Field will receive $1 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Drake Field’s funds will be used to improve the runway safety area and Carter Field’s funds will be used to construct a taxiway

House Approves Boozman Veterans Bill

Washington, DC - May 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Legislation introduced by U.S. Representative John Boozman (R-AR) that establishes a pilot grant program through the Specially Adapted Housing grants passed the U.S. House of Representatives by voice vote today.

Lincoln, Pryor, Boozman Announce FEMA Funds for Fayetteville

Washington, DC - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that Fayetteville is the recipient of a $2,181,813.48 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used to help with cleanup efforts from the January ice storm.

Arkansas Members Announce Funding For Northwest Regional Housing Authority

March 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and Representatives Marion Berry (AR-01) and John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the Northwest Regional Housing Authority will receive a grant of $254,820. The funds will enable the organization to provide assistance to 21 families in Boone, Carroll, Marion, Newton and Searcy Counties.

Arkansas Lawmakers Secure Federal Housing Grants

Washington, - February 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the Universal Housing Development Corporation is the recipient of a $300,000 grant and the Northwest Regional Housing Authority is the recipient of a $90,000 grant

Huntsville Awarded Federal Housing Grant

Washington, D.C. - January 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the Northwest Arkansas Regional Housing Development Corporation is the recipient of a $2,121,700 grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 202 program.

Homeownership in the River Valley Becomes Easier Thanks to Federal Grant

Washington, D.C. - October 08, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council is the recipient of a $28,662 grant through the Housing Counseling Program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

University of Arkansas Receives Federal Grant

Washington, D.C. - October 07, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor along with U.S. Representative John Boozman (AR-03) today announced that the University of Arkansas is the recipient of an $832,684 grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program.

Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Arkansas

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Arkansas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes beginning on May 2, 2008, and continuing.

ADFA Awards $467,500 for Affordable Housing in Brookland

Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA), Arkansas’s state housing finance agency, on April 17, approved the allocation of $467,500 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for the Crowley’s Ridge Development Council (CRDC).

ADFA Awards $467,500 for Affordable Housing in Lake Village

Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA), Arkansas’s state housing finance agency, on April 17, approved the allocation of $467,500 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for the Chicot County Housing Assistance Council.

ADFA Awards $335,476 for Affordable Housing

Little Rock, AR (April 18, 2008) – The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA), Arkansas’s state housing finance agency, on January 17, approved the allocation of $335,476 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for the Drew County Public Facilities Board (DCPFB).

ADFA Awards $173,053 for Affordable Housing in Hot Springs

Little Rock, AR (April 18, 2008) – The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA), Arkansas’s state housing finance agency, on January 17, approved the allocation of $173,053 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for the West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District.

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Couple Sent to Prison for Scheme to Steal HUD Funds Intended...

Patrick C. Harris, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Tracey D. Montaño, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation Division, and Phyllis G. Robinson, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)—Office of Inspector General, announced today that Chief United States District Judge Brian S. Miller sentenced Rhonda Williams, 50, and her husband, Gary Williams, 59, both of Des Arc, Arkansas, to prison for their role in a scheme to steal money intended for use by the Cotton Plant Housing Authority