Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Cherokee Nation among 26 tribes awarded $5.9M in HUD grant

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.

Inhofe Praises Passage of ECAA Amendment to Aid Foster Kids, Homeless Youth

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.

State/Fema Recovery Centers Open In Cleveland, Grady And Oklahoma Counties

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.

Oklahoma receives $368,000 in housing counseling grants

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.

HUD secretary announces disaster assistance for Oklahoma flood victims

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

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OHFA Awards $600,000 to Organizations Providing Down Payment Assistance

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

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HUD CHARGES OKLAHOMA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST VETERAN WITH DISABILITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the landlords of a Moore, Oklahoma rental home with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of their tenant, a veteran with disabilities