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HUD APPROVES $7.5 MILLION DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN IN TENNESSEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today approved a disaster recovery plan totaling nearly $7.5 million to help Shelby County, Tennessee to recover from severe storms, tornadoes, straight line winds, and flooding in May of 2011. These disaster plans will rely on grants provided earlier this year through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

HUD Presents Check to City

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) presented a check for a $2.5 million grant to the City of Knoxville.

Cohen Announces More Than $82,000 to Help Reduce Veteran Homelessness in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN - August 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Memphis Housing Authority has been awarded $82,732 in grant funding to provide rental assistance to homeless veterans. This funding comes through the Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program.

Cohen Announces More Than $370,000 in Funding to Help Reduce Homelessness in the Ninth...

MEMPHIS, TN - August 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that two local organizations have been awarded a total of $373,888 in grant funding to help reduce homelessness in Memphis. The Community Alliance for the Homeless will receive $157,418 in two separate grants and the Friends for Life Corporation will receive for $216,470 from a single grant.

Cohen Announces $422,000 in Funding to Fight and Prevent Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc., has been awarded $422,000 in funding to help prevent an estimated 100 local veterans and their families from falling homeless and find housing for those that already have. Today’s grant funding is through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

Cohen Announces $350k Housing Grants for Memphis-area Homeless Veterans

MEMPHIS, TN - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that HUD will provide $358,506 in grants to the Memphis VA Medical Center to offer permanent supportive housing to homeless veterans.

Haslam Announces SBA Disaster Declaration After Aug. 5 Storms

NASHVILLE - August 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted his disaster declaration request for Washington and its surrounding counties after severe storms and flash flooding occurred Aug. 5, 2012.

$15,536,217 in Homeless Grants Throughout Tennessee

MEMPHIS, TN - December 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Obama Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep 104 local homeless assistance programs throughout Tennessee operating.

HUD announces $46 million for affordable housing and community development in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN - July 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced the State of Tennessee will receive more than $46 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing. HUD’s annual funding will also help individuals and families who might otherwise be living on the streets and offer real housing solutions for individuals with HIV/AIDS.

Cohen Announces $14 Million to Build Homes, Promote Health Care and Preserve Jobs

Washington, DC - 06 July 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) today announced $14,426,201 in federal funding has been awarded to the Ninth Congressional District by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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August Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for August increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent, at $183,175. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent, with 4,713 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.7 percent at $2.24 billion.