Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Lee County

As Alabamians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the March 3 tornadoes and straight-line winds, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Lee County are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer

Project Homeless Connect serves more than 600 clients

On a balmy Saturday morning Feb. 27, more than 1,000 people gathered outside the Boutwell Auditorium all in the name of service, some to provide service and some to receive service. Project Homeless Connect 2016 brought out hundreds of homeless or near homeless in Jefferson County with dreams to improve their situation in life and move closer to self sufficiency.

Priority Veteran receives 3-year CARF accreditation

United Way of Central Alabama's Priority Veteran initiative recently received a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for its Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention Program.

Bucket List of HOPE surpasses expectations

The Find HOPE Here Project, a 501(c)3 with an address of P.O. Box 1338, Northport , AL 35475 and EIN # 47-1549937, recently completed their collection, sorting and packing of "Buckets of HOPE" for the homeless in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

HUD charges Alabama landlords with discrimination

WASHINGTON - October 07, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it has charged two Tallassee, Alabama landlords with violating the Fair Housing Act for allegedly forcing white tenants to move out of their house after the owners saw the couple talking with black neighbors in their front yard.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Jun 27, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has charged Pina and Arthur Witherington, joint owners, agents and managers of Pina's Mobile Home Park in Daphne, Alabama, with discriminating against families by charging additional rental fees to families with children, and limiting the number of children allowed to occupy a mobile home.

Alabama Governor Highlights Expansive Partnership as State Council Releases New Data-Driven Report

MONTGOMERY, AL "Preventing and ending homelessness in Alabama will be impossible without collaboration by government agencies, the private sector, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based and community partners," stated Alabama Governor Bob Riley, who this week welcomed United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Philip Mangano for the convening of the Alabama Governor's Statewide Interagency Council on Homelessness.