News & Public Affairs10/23/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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Earlier this year, Congress passed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. One component is the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The $3.92 billion NSP gives grants to states and local governments for purchasing homes that are in foreclosure or in danger of being foreclosed upon.
Today, Hillsborough County met about the NSP with housing non-profit groups.
Hillsborough County will receive $19.1 million through the NSP and the city of Tampa will receive $13.6 million. Homes that...1 comments
10/06/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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With women playing a greater role in active-duty military operations, comes an increasing problem of homelessness among women veterans. This morning in Ybor City, a ribbon-cutting ceremony spotlighted a transitional housing program for homeless female veterans.
The Athena program, located in a historic brick building on Columbus Drive, will provide transitional housing to 16 homeless female veterans.
Sara Romeo is CEO of Tampa Crossroads, which organized the Athena program.
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