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Governor Quinn Announces Availability of Home Heating Assistance Grants Seniors, People with Disabilities...

CHICAGO, IL - August 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today urged seniors and people with disabilities to take advantage of tomorrow’s early application date for winter heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “Seniors and individuals with disabilities are especially vulnerable to the cold weather,” said Governor Quinn. “I encourage people to apply for assistance through LIHEAP so that they can stay safe, warm and healthy this winter.

Quinn Administration Announces Guidelines for State Energy Grants Over $100 Million in Federal Recovery...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - August 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- August 20, 2009. On behalf of Governor Pat Quinn, The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today released guidelines for individuals and businesses interested in applying for state energy grants. Last week, Governor Quinn announced that the U.S. Department of Energy had approved Illinois’ State Energy Plan (SEP), which will make over $100 million in federal recovery funding available for grants in Illinois.

Foster Announces More Than $7 Million in HUD Grants

Washington, DC - July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) announced that communities in the 14th District have been awarded $7,327,749 in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This funding was made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which Foster voted for.

Durbin Announces $28 Million in HUD Funding for Illinois Communities and Housing Agencies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that Illinois communities and housing agencies will receive $28,377,761 in grant funding through four programs administered by Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Governor Quinn Announces more than $21 million for Parks and Open Space

SPRINGFIELD, IL - May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — At the Illinois Association of Park Districts Legislative Conference in Springfield, Governor Pat Quinn announced $21.2 million in grants for 59 park development and land acquisition projects throughout Illinois.

Mayor Daley, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Announce $12.3 Million for O’Hare Runway Work

Chicago, IL - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Chicago will receive $12,262,589 from the competitive grant portion of the federal economic stimulus program to improve a runway and taxiway at O’Hare International Airport, Mayor Richard M. Daley and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said today.

Durbin Announces Nearly $10 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Illinois Airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded $9,731,580 in grants to airports in Rockford, Decatur and the Quad Cities.

HUD awards $20 million to continue revitalization at Chicago’s Stateway Gardens public housing development

Funding to bring new rental and homeownership opportunities for former residents

Governor Blagojevich Announces $2 Million in Grants to Help Persons with Disabilities Stay in...

CHICAGO, IL - January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Illinois is investing an additional $2 million to support the Home Modification Program, a statewide program that adds ramps, chair lifts and other features to homes so low-income seniors and residents with disabilities can continue to live in their communities, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced.

HUD awards $20 million to continue revitalization at Chicago’s Stateway Gardens public housing development

Funding to bring new rental and homeownership opportunities for former residents CHICAGO, IL - September 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development...

Gov. Blagojevich urges seniors and disabled persons to sign-up for Illinois Cares Rx and...

CHICAGO - Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today is urging older adults and people with disabilities to apply for Illinois Cares Rx and Circuit Breaker...

Governor Blagojevich reminds seniors and residents with disabilities about winter heating assistance grants

Priority households advised to apply now before extreme cold hits Illinois; To apply visit www.liheapillinois.com or call 1-877-411-WARM CHICAGO – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today...

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Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.

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The Sky’s the Limit as Realtors® Gather in Chicago

The National Association of Realtors® kicks off its annual conference in Chicago today with a focus on education and opportunity. More than 20,000 Realtors® and guests from around the world are expected to attend the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, which runs through November 6 at McCormick Place convention center.

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Quigley Fights to Expand Affordable Housing and Protect Vital Infrastructure Investments

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) fought to expand federal housing assistance and protect funding and eligibility for vital infrastructure programs that improve the economy and support local communities, including projects in Chicago and Cook County. His efforts come as the House Appropriations Committee considers the FY15 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill Fisher Investments Jay Carlson