Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Cohen Announces More Than $4.3 Million in Funding to Help End Homelessness in Memphi

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that $4,368,290 in federal funds has been awarded to the City of Memphis and 13 local non-profit organizations to help end homelessness in the Ninth District. This funding comes through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care program, which is designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness

Cohen Highlights Decreased Homelessness Rates in Memphis

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today highlighted the progress made combatting homelessness in the Memphis area, which has now declined for each of the last two years. The Congressman made his remarks at a news conference with Mayor A C Wharton, Community Alliance for the Homeless Executive Director Katie Kitchin and several other local officials. Congressman Cohen announced more than $150,000 in federal funding for the Alliance last year.

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 More Than $900,000 in Funding for Catholic Charities of West Tennessee to...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced a $907,000 grant to the Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN) to help prevent an estimated 160 local veterans and their families from falling homeless and to 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 $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.

Study on Homelessness in Knoxville/Knox County Released

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the kickoff for Community Development Week at the Volunteer Ministry Center, the University of Tennessee College of Social Work / Knoxville Homeless Management Information System (KnoxHMIS) released their annual study regarding homelessness in Knoxville.

$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.

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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Lamberson and Poag Receive Top Pinnacle Award Honors

The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2016 at the 16th Annual Pinnacle Awards gala held April 6 at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms. Coming away with the evening’s highest honors were Commercial Hall of Fame inductee Dan Poag, of Poag Shopping Centers, and Wyatt Aiken Commercial Broker of the Year winner Johnny Lamberson, of CB Richard Ellis Memphis.

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