Report Released Analyzing the HOME Investment Partnerships Program’s Economic Impact in All 50 States
Recently the HOME Coalition released the Building HOME: The HOME Investment Partnerships Program's Impact on America's Families and Communties. The report is available here. This first-of-its-kind report analyzes the program’s economic impact in all 50 states and features over 100 HOME Success Stories from communities across the nation
Bobette Fisher, CRS, South Carolina REALTOR® (SCR) member and Realtor® at Carolina One Real Estate in Charleston, received the association’s Omega Tau Rho Award at its 2015 annual conference and expo at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, September 13, 2015.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting interested parties to submit applications for funding from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
There’s hardly anything our family consumes that isn’t somehow impacted by rail. From the food we eat to products we use in our homes, the reliability of our nation’s railways is critical. In South Dakota, that importance is even more prominent. Nearly every commodity we produce is exported and shipped via rail. Disruptions or delays have an immediate and costly impact, as we saw early last year. If our infrastructure crumbles, so does our economy
Due to the demand for housing in South Dakota the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) introduced a new program to financially assist repeat homebuyers statewide. The Repeat Homebuyer Loan Program provides downpayment and closing cost assistance with competitive interest rates for those purchasing homes beyond their first time.
Multi-Year Transportation Bill Critical to Moving Transportation Projects Forward Without Disruption
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today urged his colleagues to pass the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act, a bipartisan, multi-year transportation bill that includes important modifications to the Commerce Committee’s various legislative titles that cover key transportation safety and regulatory reforms
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and landlords of a 36-unit complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with violating the Fair Housing Act by initially refusing to allow a resident with disabilities to have an emotional support animal.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority has $500,000 available in HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation program funds for eligible organizations to assist low income homeowners rehabilitate their homes. Eligible organizations that can apply for the HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation program include Community Action Program (CAP) agencies, public agencies and non-profit organizations
The 2015 Statewide Point in Time Homeless Count that was conducted on Jan. 27, 2015, revealed that 1,036 individuals were homeless in South Dakota. This number represents a 17 percent increase from the 2014 count of 885 individuals. Sixty-one percent were adults over the age of 24; 26 percent were children under 18; and 13 percent were adults 18 to 24 years of age. Eighty-seven percent were sheltered on the night of the count, either in emergency shelter, transitional housing or motels being paid for by a non-profit.
U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today applauded the committee’s passage of bipartisan legislation to curb the effects of the administration’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ (WOTUS) rule. The Federal Water Quality Protection Act, of which Rounds is an original cosponsor, would prevent the rule from taking effect and task the agencies with completely redrafting the rule using specific direction from Congress
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