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2.19.2019 -

Delta-based programs get $2.7 million to help youths get GED, vocational job training

Three organizations in the Mississippi Delta that focus on economic development and job training will get about $2.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to help youth obtain a GED and receive jobs in vocational careers.

2.19.2019 -

How Wisconsin Is Investing in Housing

The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has made sizeable strides in helping more households of The Badger State achieve their dream. In its annual report published recently, WHEDA said that the agency had made loans to 3,450 individuals and families totaling $427.5 million—the best for the agency since 2006.

2.18.2019 -

HUD Awards $10M in ‘Sweat Equity’ Grants

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $10 million in "sweat equity" grants to support the work of four non-profit organizations that enable homeownership opportunities low-income families and individuals.