Diary

Fannie Mae grants to ACORN

ACORN Housing Corporation – Dallas Dallas, TX $20,000 approved in 1993 Support of a housing counseling program.

ACORN Housing Corporation – Little Rock Little Rock, AR $1,000 approved in 1997 Ninth Maxwell Awards of Excellence honorable mention grant for a 9-unit affordable homeownership project using sweat equity.

ACORN Housing Corporation – Washington, DC Washington, DC $3,386 approved in 1994 Support of computer equipment necessary to operate the Desktop Home Counselor.

ACORN Housing Corporation of Illinois Chicago, IL $3,386 approved in 1994 Support of the purchase of computer equipment required to operate the Desktop Home Counselor.

ACORN Housing Corporation of Illinois Chicago, IL $35,000 approved in 1994 Support of the placement of Americorps members with homeownership counseling programs.

ACORN Housing Corporation-National Chicago, IL $100,000 approved in 2004 General operating support of an organization that helps families of limited means to secure and protect decent housing by providing housing counseling services, building homes, and educating policy makers in Chicago, IL; Phoenix, AZ; and Brooklyn, NY

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $75,000 approved in 1999 General operating support of a national organization that works to provide information about affordable housing and financial services to low- and moderate-income families and minority people.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $80,000 approved in 1997 Support of home-buyer fairs in 43 cities across the country.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $12,000 approved in 1996 Support of the Philadelphia ACORN and Friends Bank Fair 1996, a home-buyer fair that includes workshops on homeowner insurance programs, buying a house, refinancing mortgages, and credit issues.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $100,000 approved in 1996 Support of the National Loan Counseling Training and Support Center and support of mortgage loan counseling programs in Phoenix, Denver, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $68,000 approved in 1996 Support of home-buyer fairs in 26 cities, which include workshops on homeowner insurance programs, buying a house, refinancing mortgages, and credit issues.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $100,000 approved in 1995 Support of the Loan Counseling Program, which provides training, technical assistance, and financial assistance to local loan counseling programs.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $100,000 approved in 1993 Support of the homeownership counseling component of the national program and local ACORN programs in Philadelphia, Bridgeport, Baltimore and Atlanta.

ACORN Housing Corporation-Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA $100,000 approved in 1992 Support of the National Homeownership Counseling Program.

Interesting to note how many of these correspond to the time when O’Bambi was involved in ACORN.

H/T Power and Control which has a long and interesting piece on Fannie Mae, Obama and ACORN