Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Haynes Joins St. Louis Fed’s Real Estate Industry Council

ROGERS, AR - December 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) --H. Collins Haynes, chief executive officer of HaynesLimited in Rogers, Ark., has joined the Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Lincoln, Pryor, Berry Announce $700,000 for Housing, Education, Small Business Loans

Washington, DC - August 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative Marion Berry (AR-01) today announced that First Bank of the Delta in West Helena has been selected to receive $700,000 through the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program. The funds will help First Bank provide affordable home mortgages, affordable housing development loans, education loans, home improvement loans, and small business loans.

Lincoln Helps Push Improvements to Research and Development Tax Credit

Revised legislation fosters innovation, job growth, and American competitiveness. Washington, DC - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) this week helped introduce legislation to improve and simplify the research and development (R&D) tax credit, which has been an essential tool for spurring economic growth at home and American competitiveness abroad. The revised incentive will encourage greater innovation of new technologies and services.

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.

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.

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).

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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