Shimkus Announces LIHEAP Funding; Calls on Obama to Release More Funds

Washington, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-19) has co-signed a letter with 112 of his colleagues, both Republicans and Democrats, to President Obama asking that Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) contingency funds be released

Schock Joins Bipartisan Effort to Urge President to Release LIHEAP Funds

Washington, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) joined 132 of his colleagues in writing to President Barack Obama this week, requesting he release emergency funds from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Governor Quinn Encourages Households to Apply for Home Heating Assistance

CHICAGO, IL - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today urged eligible Illinois households to apply for winter heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The state received $174.6 million in federal funds to assist low-income families for this winter season.

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.

Governor Blagojevich Announces Good Samaritan Initiative to Help Restore Heat During the Winter

CHICAGO, IL - January 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In an effort to help Illinoisans heat their homes during the national recession, Governor Rod Blagojevich today launched the Good Samaritan Initiative for the 2009 winter season.

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 or call 1-877-411-WARM CHICAGO – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today...


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.


Make Your Garage Door Quieter

How to Make Your Garage Door Quieter

Did you know that the structural noise from a garage can be anywhere from 5 decibels to 20 decibels above the background noise levels? And if you are wondering how much change would a 20-decibel increase make, then consider this – with a rise of 20 decibels, the sound energy increases by a factor of 100!