Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Newhouse Apartments Open for Chronically Homeless

PRICE, Utah - March 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Carbon County is celebrating the completion of the Newhouse Apartments, a housing unit that will benefit the chronically homeless population of rural Utah, with a ribbon cutting and tour on Monday, March 29 at 4:00 p.m. The Newhouse Apartments are located at 11 W. Main St. in Price.

Overall Homeless Rate Rises in Utah as Chronic Homelessness Drops

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A snapshot survey shows that Utah’s total homeless population increased by eight percent while chronic homelessness decreased by nearly five percent since last year. In Salt Lake County where more than 200 housing units have been provided for the chronically homeless, there has been a 24 percent reduction from last year.

913 units of affordable housing with 1,357 direct jobs created in 2008

Salt Lake City, Utah - February 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Back in 2007, the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund Board approved projects to build 713 units of affordable housing.

Governor Launches “Hope for the Homeless” Tax Campaign

Salt Lake City, UT - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Governor Jon Huntsman will speak Friday, January 30 at the annual launch of the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund tax campaign.

Energy-efficient housing saves home owners more money than previously thought

Salt Lake City, UT - August 27, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Affordable housing built to ENERGY STAR standards saves homeowners more money than previously thought, a new state study shows.

2008 Homeless Count: Fewer chronically homeless, more families

Salt Lake City, Utah - The number of chronically homeless on Utah’s streets has dropped 15 percent, despite growth in overall homelessness, according to the latest headcount.

HUD announces grant funding for Affordable Housing and Community Development in St. George

HUD to support a variety of local development programs SALT LAKE CITY, September 19, 2007 - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today announced St. George, Utah will receive $485,432 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to promote a variety of community development programs.

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Reps. Stewart & Frankel Call for Oversight of Unregulated Sober Homes

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes

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House Passes Bill to Benefit Utah Communities

The House passed H.R. 2582, the bipartisan “Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act.” Introduced by Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), the bill resolves a longstanding legal issue and authorizes the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration’s to acquire 500 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Utah.