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Jul 29, 2016, 11:37 ET San Antonio Family Becomes First-Generation Homeowners

Alejandro Martinez grew up in a family that never owned a home. The experience strengthened his resolve to give his family a place of their own. Yet, ...


Jul 28, 2016, 05:38 ET Hard Work and "Sweat Equity" Pay Off for Single Mother

Hard work is nothing new to Kathryn Reyna. The single mother works 11-hour days at two jobs to provide for her 7-year-old daughter. Then Ms. Reyna...


Jul 28, 2016, 02:33 ET Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (Bank) today reported net income of $21.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. In comparison, for the...


Jul 27, 2016, 05:05 ET San Antonio Family Received $4K Grant to Purchase New Home

Tired of renting and feeling like they were "throwing away money," San Antonio couple Brenda Guerrero and Adrian Roman wanted a change. They were...


Jul 22, 2016, 01:33 ET HELP Grant Helps Provide First Home for Shreveport Hospital Cook

Until recently, Litasha Sloan lived in the same neighborhood where she grew up. The 42-year-old hospital cook and mother of two had been living in...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:44 ET Collapsing Bathroom Floor Replaced in a Knick of Time

With Elizabeth Allen's bathroom floor caving in and her left knee giving out, Ms. Allen, 80, didn't know which would go first. Then the Jackson...


Jul 19, 2016, 02:15 ET 23 Nonprofits Awarded $225K through Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Its Members

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) today announced the 23 community-based organizations that will receive $225,000 in 2016...


Jul 15, 2016, 12:42 ET Vicksburg Resident Makes Critical Repairs Thanks to Grant

Vicksburg resident Laura Jones was determined to save her home, but her ceiling was caving in and she was running out of options. A grant from the...


Jul 07, 2016, 06:06 ET Grant from FHLB Dallas and RiverHills Bank Helps Fund Repairs

For years, Julia James watched water drip through the ceiling of her bedroom and fill up the buckets she put out to catch the rain. Thanks to a...


Jun 30, 2016, 07:22 ET Special Needs Assistance Program Grant Provides Couple with Home Repairs

Mattie Standberry has lived a life of service, using her time and talents to help others. After working as a restaurant cook, she spent the last 15...


Jun 24, 2016, 01:27 ET New Iberia Resident Enjoys New Floor, More Visitors, Thanks to Grant

While visiting a friend, Karen Jones noticed that she had had some repairs done to her home. The friend was able to pay for the repairs with the help ...


Jun 20, 2016, 01:57 ET $16K Small-Business Grant Helps Trucking Firm Cover More Ground

Running a trucking business has its ups and downs. Just ask John and Sabrina Ryan, co-owners of GLS Trucking in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The husband-wife ...


Jun 01, 2016, 06:11 ET Women and Children's Shelter Opens with Help of Affordable Housing Program Grant

Presbyterian Night Shelter, the largest provider of services to the homeless population in the Fort Worth, Texas area, is opening a new women and...


May 24, 2016, 05:30 ET Site of Former Drive-in Theater Welcomes 52-Unit Apartment Complex

Nearly 68 years to the day after the Beverly Drive-in Theater opened in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the 12-acre site is showing new life: This time,...


May 13, 2016, 12:24 ET 120-Year-Old Home Gets Critical Repairs 11 Years after Katrina

Hurricane Katrina's wake stretched far and wide across the Gulf Coast in August 2005. Reconstruction has spanned more than a decade. For Jean...


May 12, 2016, 04:43 ET Grant Paves Way for Critical Home Repairs

Mose Dunmore Jr. spent 33 years in road construction, paving roads that connect Mississippi's Gulf Coast. But Mr. Dunmore, 70, is now retired and...


May 06, 2016, 11:19 ET Arkansas Sawmill Modernizes Forklift Fleet Thanks to a $25K Grant

When a business employs about 15 percent of a town's residents, delivering a great product and upholding a reputation for excellence are top...


Apr 28, 2016, 12:09 ET Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Reports First Quarter Operating Results

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (Bank) today reported net income of $8.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. In comparison, for the...


Apr 18, 2016, 04:08 ET SNAP Grant from Home Bank and FHLB Dallas Helps Replace Roof for Natchez Resident

A rainy day might be a welcomed event for some, but not for Diane Stokes, for whom a rainy day meant a leaky den. The 64-year-old retired Computer...


Apr 08, 2016, 12:25 ET Natchez Resident Appreciates Grant That Covered New Roof

Having a roof over her head isn't something Lollie Doss, 80, takes lightly. The former nurse's aide survived Hurricane Katrina but lost everything in ...


Apr 08, 2016, 11:45 ET Rainy Day No Match for Homeowner's Gratitude

A rainstorm in mid-February wasn't going to stop Edward Matthews, a Lexington homeowner, from personally delivering a thank-you note to the Community ...


Apr 08, 2016, 11:23 ET North Dallas Equestrian Center Creates Jobs Thanks to Small Business Grant

Nestled in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, a north Texas equestrian center is breeding change and creating jobs, thanks in part to a small...


Apr 07, 2016, 05:35 ET $25K Small Biz Grant Revs Up Business for Santa Fe Auto Glass Shop

"Paying it forward" can have positive implications for those who believe in karma, but rarely does it actually live up to its meaning. In the case of ...


Apr 01, 2016, 12:02 ET Historic Building in Downtown Greenwood Transformed into Contemporary Retail Space

A historic building in downtown Greenwood, Mississippi, was transformed into a contemporary retail space, thanks in part to grant funding from Bank...


Mar 31, 2016, 05:33 ET Nurse Assistant's Roof in Critical Condition Before SNAP Grant Arrived

Former nursing assistant Nita Delancy, 71, has spent the last year nursing her home: Holes in the roof and kitchen ceiling meant she emptied buckets...