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Retired Nurse Finds Home Financing HELP from First Financial Bank, FHLB Dallas

Ten years after retiring as a nurse in Muldrow Oklahoma, Sheila Thrift, 68, was ready to be back in Arkansas with her family. Ms. Thrift sought assistance from First Financial Bank, where she learned about the Homebuyer Equity Leverage Partnership (HELP) program offered by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas)

Congressman Fattah Announces $65 Million in New Markets Tax Credits to The Reinvestment Fund

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) in Philadelphia will receive $65,000,000 in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards to encourage investment in low-income neighborhoods throughout the community. The Reinvestment Fund was one of 76 organizations across the country selected to receive the tax credit allocation authority from the Department of the Treasury

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.5 Million to Increase Industrial Capacity in Oklahoma

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the City of Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma, 10 Other States File Appeal of Lawsuit against Dodd-Frank Financial Law

Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Wednesday announced Oklahoma and 10 other states filed an appeal of a lawsuit challenging the Dodd-Frank federal financial law. In appealing a lower court’s ruling, Oklahoma and the other states are seeking the opportunity to defend the interests of their citizens against the potential harmful effects of Dodd-Frank

Oklahomans Invest Over $400 Million Into Main Street

According to the Oklahoma Main Street Center's most recent reinvestment figures, there has been a total of over $593 million reinvested into Main Street...

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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