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CHA Board approves funding to support development of Southbridge – formerly Harold Ickes Homes

The CHA Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved up to $24.8 million in funding for the first two development phases at Southbridge, a contemporary mixed-use, mixed-income community on the footprint of the former Harold Ickes Homes.

HOUSING AUTHORITY SECURES $1 MILLION HUD GRANT FOR LEAD HAZARD CONTROLS

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) was issued a $1 million grant by the U.S. Department of Housing (HUD) as part of the department’s Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program.

Pascrell Announces $1.1M Federal Grant for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced the awarding of a $1,162,364 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to New Jersey which will be used to restore Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) property damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Consumers’ Expectations Largely Stable; while Home Price Growth Expectations Continue to Retreat

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data released the August 2018 Survey of Consumer Expectations, which shows a slight increase in the medium-term inflation expectations.

MASSHOUSING LAUNCHES NEW INVESTOR RELATIONS SITE IN ADVANCE OF UPCOMING BOND SALE

BondLink, the municipal market’s premier provider of investor outreach solutions, today announced the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) has launched an investor relations website, MassHousingBonds.com

Chicago Housing Authority residents to receive payments for utility expenses

Current and former Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residents will receive payments of up to $6.675 million as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by six current and former public housing residents.

Rooney Supports HUD Grants for Hurricane Disaster Recovery

Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s announcement it will send over $791 million to Florida to repair homes and buildings damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Matthew

ORRA HOUSING MARKET REPORT – JULY 2018

Prospective homebuyers will be cheered to learn that the rocketing rise in prices Orlando has seen over the past years stabilized this summer in the healthy single-digits. For the last three months

Habitat for Humanity To Celebrate Grand Opening of Worcester County’s First ReStore

Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County will join its supporters and many eager shoppers on Thursday, August 30th to celebrate the grand opening of the first Habitat ReStore in Worcester County. The new ReStore is located at 9026 Worcester Highway in ...

Rights and Responsibilities of Condo Association Board Members Now Available

SPRINGFIELD -- (RealEstateRama) -- The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) Division of Real Estate (DRE) recently published the “Rights and Responsibilities of Association Board Members” to clearly explain the legal responsibilities of condominium and common interest community property boards.

Minnesota Real Estate Company, Realtor, And Accountant Indicted For Mail And Wire Fraud Scheme...

A federal grand jury returned an indictment against a real estate company, a realtor, and his accountant for participating in a long-running conspiracy to defraud companies, including financial institutions, in connection with foreclosed properties in ...

New law cuts red tape for real estate professionals, businesses; takes additional bill...

Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation to reduce burdensome licensing requirements for real estate businesses. The new licensing program is expected to save the state money by reducing a duplicative and unnecessary licensure structure that provides...

Governor Wolf Announces Funding for Redevelopment of Crane Iron Works Site in Lehigh County

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the redevelopment of the former Crane Iron Works site located in Catasauqua, Lehigh County. The more than 12-acre property will be developed into a mix of commercial, residential, and public uses.

MAYOR DE BLASIO AND COUNCIL MEMBER RODRIGUEZ CELEBRATE CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL OF THE INWOOD...

The de Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today celebrated the City Council’s approval of the Inwood neighborhood rezoning, the City’s plan to ensure Inwood remains an affordable, attractive neighborhood for working and immigrant families.

MacArthur Statement on Puerto Rico’s Decision to Increase Minimum Wage for Construction Workers

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement on the Puerto Rican governor's decision to increase minimum wage for Puerto Rican construction workers and require the use of project labor agreements in governemnt-funded constuction projects

The Number of Massachusetts Homes Put Under Agreement Went Up in July

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement in the month of July experienced double-digit percent increases over the same time last year. The median price for pending home sales remained above the $400,000 for the third straight month. July's Hot Topic' question found that the vast majority of Realtors® reported that their clients are concerned about finding a home to buy after they sell.

Diaz-Balart Works with HUD Secretary Carson, Local Officials to End Veteran Homelessness in Miami-Dade...

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson were joined by U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Matthew Doherty, HUD Region IV Administrator Denise Clevela...

Diaz-Balart Works with HUD Secretary Carson, Local Officials to End Veteran Homelessness in Miami-Dade...

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson were joined by U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Matthew Doherty, HUD Region IV Administrator Denise Clevela...

Torres, Poe Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Homeowners Prepare for Natural Disasters

With the 2018 hurricane and wildfire season underway, the Homeowners Disaster Preparation Act would provide homeowners with loans to better plan for floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, and landslides. U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Ted Poe...

The Home Depot Foundation Awards Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles a $300,000...

Programmatic funding will support home repairs for low-income veteran households and the construction of a new, affordable home for a veteran homebuyer. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The...

For CHA kids, it’s “Back to School” at Brookfield Zoo for sixth year in...

Students from the Chicago Housing Authority will enjoy one final summer extravaganza before getting back to work, courtesy of Brookfield Zoo and Pangea Real Estate. Some 400 CHA kids between the ages of five and 12 will participate

Real Estate Broker Sentenced for Role in Sweeping Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

A Methuen real estate broker was sentenced today in connection with a sweeping conspiracy to defraud banks and mortgage companies by engaging in sham “short” sales of residential properties in Merrimack Valley.

Homes Spending Fewer Days on Market in First Half of 2018

New Jersey’s housing market is steady in the second quarter of 2018, with prices on the rise and properties spending fewer on the market, according to NJ Realtors® data. The median sales price of a single-family home in June was $340,000, up 4.6 percent from last year.

Homebuyer demand keeps NY housing market moving

The New York State housing market posted a solid first half of the year with 60,043 closed sales, falling only 3.8 percent behind the 2017 record sales pace, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REA...

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION AWARDS $5.2 MILLION TO DEVELOP AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Eleven housing initiatives across the state will get a boost thanks to Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) financing. The awards, offered as deferred-payment loans, are funded through HUD's Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program and the Na...

MAYOR CANTRELL CONGRATULATES HOUSING AUTHORITY OF NEW ORLEANS ON RECEIVING HUD JOBS PLUS GRANT...

Mayor LaToya Cantrell congratulated the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) for securing a $2.3 million Jobs Plus Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that will help families living in public housing obtain employme...

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash Celebrates Affordable Rental Housing Award for Springfield’s...

One of 19 awards from Baker-Polito Administration, totaling $57 million in affordable rental housing awards and $33 million allocation in tax credits to support creation and preservation of nearly 1,500 housing units

JTHS-MIAMI Realtors Collect School Supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) collected $800 worth of school supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County children during its annual school supply drive.

JTHS-MIAMI Realtors Collect School Supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) collected $800 worth of school supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County children during its annual school supply drive.

HUD-Assisted Residents in Hidalgo, Cameron and Jim Wells Counties May be Eligible for More...

Survivors in Hidalgo, Cameron or Jim Wells County that were impacted by the recent severe storms and flooding and were receiving rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) prior to the disaster, may be eligible f...

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CHA Board approves funding to support development of Southbridge – formerly...

The CHA Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved up to $24.8 million in funding for the first two development phases at Southbridge, a contemporary mixed-use, mixed-income community on the footprint of the former Harold Ickes Homes.