The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $5.9 million in grants Friday to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native veterans who experience or are at risk of homelessness.
U. S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today praised the passage of Senate amendment #2169 to the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), which would add a separate reporting requirement on graduation rates for homeless and foster youth to state and district report cards. Inhofe was the lead Republican cosponsor of the amendment introduced on July 8 by Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.). The amendment passed 56-40.
People in Oklahoma affected by the recent flooding, severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes May 5 and continuing may now visit Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Cleveland, Grady and Oklahoma counties to get information about disaster assistance that may be available.
Bethany, Enid, Norman, Oklahoma City, Shawnee, Stigler, Stillwater and Tulsa Receive Grants FORT WORTH, October 12, 2007 - Housing counseling agencies in Bethany, Enid, Norman, Oklahoma City, Shawnee, Stigler, Stillwater and Tulsa together received a total of $368, 231 in HUD Housing Counseling Grants.
Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in Sooner State WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to certain flood-ravaged counties in Oklahoma and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms, tornadoes and flooding