Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Thursday, February 6, 2014. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather. Citizens are encouraged to check on neighbors and the elderly to make sure they are prepared

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather. Citizens are encouraged to check on neighbors and the elderly to make sure they are prepared

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Sunday, January 5, and Monday, January 6, 2014. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather. Citizens are encouraged to check on neighbors and the elderly to make sure they are prepared.

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Friday, January 3, 2014. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather.

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - December 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, 2013. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - November 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28, 2013. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather.

Sen. Landrieu Announces $5.9M to Help Homeless and At-Risk Veterans, Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., today announced $5.9 million in grants to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. The funds are provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Saturday, March 2, 2013. All citizens should take appropriate precautions to protect themselves from the potentially dangerous effects of this weather

House Passes Housing Reform Bill with Cao Amendment to Provide Counseling for At-Risk Borrowers

Washington, DC - June 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FHA Reform Act of 2010, a bill meant to bolster the Federal Housing Administration and help prevent another housing crisis.

Rep. Melancon Supports Louisiana Veterans with Jobs, Housing Bills

WASHINTON D.C. - March 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) voted this week in support of a series of bills to provide more opportunity to U.S. veterans, particularly those who are looking for jobs or are homeless. The measures would increase on-the-job training opportunities for returning veterans, prevent mortgage lenders from foreclosing on a veteran’s home after their service, and make sure payments for disabled veterans keep pace with the cost of living. Also included in the series was legislation to strengthen the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ work to fight and end homelessness. An estimated 131,000 U.S. veterans are homeless nationwide

President Obama and Local Residents Discuss Rebuilding and Recovery in New Orleans

Senior Administration Officials Joined President to See Recovery Progress Firsthand. WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- On his sixth trip to New Orleans since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, President Barack Obama today visited the Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School and held a town hall event to hear directly from the people of Louisiana. President Obama discussed both the progress made in the region and the challenges that remain. In his first public event in New Orleans, President Obama also spent time answering questions from everyday people.

House Passes Bill with $35 Million in Melancon-Secured Water Projects for South Louisiana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that includes $35,045,000 in earmarks Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) secured for projects in the Third Congressional District. The funding was included in the fiscal year 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations conference report (H.R. 3183). The conference report now goes to the Senate for passage, and then to the President to be signed in to law. This annual funding bill will provide a total of $5.4 billion for Army Corps of Engineers projects nationwide

Federal Employees Volunteer with New Orleans Organizations on Rebuilding Projects

4 Day Service Project Around Katrina 4th Anniversary is Part of the President's United We Serve Initiative. New Orleans, LA - August 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 100 Obama Administration officials and federal employees are volunteering with New Orleans organizations over the next four days to mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The four-day effort was launched today in front of the Rebuilding Together New Orleans Community Center, one of several sites at which volunteers will be working. When it is completed, the center will house AmeriCorps NCCC volunteers serving New Orleans.

Rebuilding Together Celebrates Milestone 500th Home Rebuild Project for America’s Veterans

Major Housing Organization Provides Substantial Rehabilitation of Military Family Homes. Washington D.C. - August 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership, proudly announced that their Veterans Housing program completed substantial rehabilitation and repairs at the homes of 500 military families across the country.

Secretaries Donovan and Napolitano announce hurricane recovery funding for Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, LA - March 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On day one of U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano's listening tour throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the secretaries announced hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to Louisiana to stimulate long-term recovery in the wake of last year's devastating hurricane season and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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