EDA: $1.7 Million Invested for Transportation Infrastructure Improvements to Improve Business Accessibility in McCall, ID

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to the city of McCall, Idaho, for transportation infrastructure improvements to support increased business accessibility and growth. This project will facilitate reconstruction of McCall’s failing 1st Street roadway, install […]

EDA: $1.8 Million Invested to Build Renewable Energy Workforce Training Center in Lame Deer, MT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million grant to Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, to build the Northern Cheyenne Energy Education and Training Center (NCEETC). This project will provide workforce development and training for in-demand […]

EDA: $2.8 Million Invested to Support Workforce Development Efforts in Klickitat County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.8 million grant to Klickitat County, Washington, to develop an aviation maintenance training facility at Columbia Gorge Regional Airport and provide related infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, and electrical services. This project […]

EDA: $3.5 Million to Boost the Agriculture Industry and Workforce in LaSalle County, IL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.5 million grant to Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC), Oglesby, Illinois, to construct a new agriculture education facility. This grant will allow IVCC to train and upskill agriculture workers, aid in the development […]

EDA: $3.9 Million Invested in Support Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.9 million in grants to support economic development efforts in communities in Missouri. Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc., St. Louis, will receive a $2.7 million grant for construction of the Urban […]

EDA: $4.2 Million Invested to Boost Manufacturing Workforce Training Efforts in Northeast Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.2 million grant to the Lake County Community College District, Kirtland, Ohio, to renovate Lakeland Community College’s Industrial Skills Training Center for Advanced Manufacturing. This grant will help to diversify the local economy […]

EDA: $5 Million Invested to Support Construction Trades Workforce Development in the Appalachian Region of Ohio

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to Belmont College, St. Clairsville, Ohio, for construction of a new building to house the construction trades program. This grant will support regional workforce development in the construction trades, preparing […]

EDA: $5.3 Million Invested to Support Business Growth and Job Creation in West Virginia

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $5.3 million in grants to support West Virginia communities economically impacted by the declining use of coal and the coronavirus pandemic. Warm Springs Public Service District, Berkeley Springs, will receive a $3.2 million […]

HUD: $5 Million Awarded to Modify and Repair Low-Income Veterans’ Homes

Funding Expected to Support 330 Veterans with Low Incomes and Disabilities The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, today awarded $5 million in $1 million allotments to five non-profits in support of the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot […]

HUD: FHA Expands Access to Homeownership for First-Time Homebuyers Who Have Positive Rental History

Addition of positive rental payment history in TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard assessment criteria supports greater opportunity for first-time homebuyers to qualify for affordable FHA-insured mortgage financing. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is announcing today that it will begin to permit inclusion of a first-time homebuyer’s positive rental payment history as an additional factor […]