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MADIGAN: DEADLINE FOR FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT CLAIMS JAN. 18

Chicago, IL - January 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan today reminded eligible Illinois borrowers that the deadline to file a claim form to receive a payment under the National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement is Friday, Janu...

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN COMMITS $70 MILLION TO HELP ILLINOIS HOMEOWNERS, COMMUNITIES HIT BY FORECLOSURE...

Chicago, IL - December 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced she has designated up to $70 million of funding from the national foreclosure settlement for housing counseling services and relief efforts for Illinois...

New Lawrence County Development Provides Safe, Decent Housing for Working Families

LAWRENCEVILLE - December 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Families in Lawrence County now have more affordable housing options with the opening of Indian Trail Apartments in Lawrenceville, a development of duplex rental homes. The Illinois Housing Develo...

New Supportive Housing Development Celebrates Grand Opening in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, IL - December 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Built as a result of Illinois Jobs Now! state capital funding, a new Springfield development is opening its doors – as well as opportunities – for people with disabilities. Hope Springs Apart...

State Housing Agency Announces Two Rounds of Counseling Funding to Protect Homeowners

CHICAGO, IL - December 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- To continue Governor Pat Quinn’s commitment to make FREE foreclosure prevention and homeownership counseling available across the state, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) today anno...

MADIGAN CALLS ON FANNIE, FREDDIE TO ABANDON HIGHER FEES ON ILLINOIS HOMEOWNERS

Chicago, IL - November 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan has sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), demanding the agency abandon a proposal that would unfairly penalize Illinois borrowers by tacking highe...

MADIGAN URGES CONGRESS TO EXTEND TAX RELIEF TO STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS

Chicago, IL - November 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined 41 of her counterparts in calling on Congress to extend tax relief for homeowners who have mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of financial hardship...

MADIGAN: ILLINOIS IN TOP 5 STATES FOR RELIEF TO HOMEOWNERS FROM NATIONAL FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT

Chicago, IL - November 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In responding to the second report issued by the national foreclosure settlement’s independent monitor, Attorney General Lisa Madigan today outlined the direct relief Illinois borrowers have recei...

Illinois Hardest Hit Program Helps 5,000th Homeowner Protect Home from Foreclosure

CHICAGO, IL - October 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- When James Thomas Henry lost his job a year after buying a new townhouse, the suburban Bloomingdale resident feared he might also lose his home because he wouldn’t be able to make his mortgage pa...

State Invests Federal Tax Credits to Boost Affordable Housing Construction

CHICAGO - October 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 700 affordable rental apartments will be built across Illinois, increasing housing opportunities for working families, seniors and people with special needs and disabilities, thanks to the allocat...

Illinois Donates More Than $1.1 Million in Surplus Winter Gear to Help Homeless Stay...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - October 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) Director Malcolm Weems today announced that the state will donate boots, coats, sleeping bags and other gear to help thousands of homeless...

IEMA Encourages People to Include Pets in Disaster Preparedness Plans

SPRINGFIELD - October 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- While every household should have a disaster supply kit stocked with food, water, flashlights and batteries, homes with pets need to take additional steps when planning for disasters. Whether an emer...

August home sales in Illinois up 23.7 percent from a year ago; Statewide median...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - September 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales in the state rose 23.7 percent over previous year levels, part of a 14-month run of sales increases according to data released today by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN ON FIRST PROGRESS REPORT ON NATIONAL FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT

Chicago, IL - August 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In responding to the first report issued by the national foreclosure settlement’s independent monitor, Attorney General Lisa Madigan today outlined the direct relief Illinois borrowers have begun to...

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES $4.5 MILLION GRANT FOR FREE LEGAL HELP FOR CENTRAL, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HOMEOWNERS

O’Fallon - August 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that her office has distributed $4.5 million in funding from the national foreclosure settlement reached earlier this year to the Land of Lincoln Legal Ass...

July home sales in Illinois up 25.5 percent from a year ago; Statewide median...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - August 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales in the state surged 25.5 percent over previous year levels, with data released today by the Illinois Association of REALTORS® showing signs that the state’s housing market is strengt...

Department on Aging Invites Seniors and Their Families to Attend Activities at the Illinois...

SPRINGFIELD - August 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) will host activities for seniors and their families to attend during the Illinois State Fair, which runs August 10 - 19. IDoA is offering a lineup of special event...

Governor Quinn Signs New Consumer Protection Laws

CHICAGO, IL - July 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn continued his long history of fighting for consumers today by signing two new laws to help Illinois residents avoid risky home loans and protect those who are in debt from being unfai...

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES $3 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAMS

Chicago, IL - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced that up to $3 million in funding from the national foreclosure settlement reached this year will be used to fund new mortgage foreclosure mediation programs in Il...

Attorney General Lisa Madigan, DOJ settle racial discrimination suit against Wells Fargo for $175...

Chicago, IL - July 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan together with the Department of Justice announced a $175 million nationwide settlement today with Wells Fargo over allegations that the bank steered borrowers of color into...

Governor Quinn Announces Start of LIHEAP Summer Cooling Program

CHICAGO, IL - July 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- July 10, 2012. In an effort to provide relief to residents facing high energy bills in the wake of the recent heat wave, Governor Pat Quinn today announced that applications will be accepted for the Low...

Governor Quinn Signs Law to Increase Hiring of Veterans and Grow Jobs in Illinois

CHICAGO, IL - July 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today signed a new law that will help more Illinois Veterans find employment following their service to our country, an important measure he proposed during his State of the State addr...

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a Triple Net Leased Budget Rent a Car...

Northbrook, IL - June 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Budget Rent a Car property located at 8940 S. Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn, IL for $1,135,000.

Seniors Urged to Apply for Circuit Breaker Grant by June 30; Program ends July...

SPRINGFIELD - June 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois Department on Aging Director John K. Holton, Ph.D., is reminding Illinois seniors about their last chance to get approved for Circuit Breaker property tax grants before the program ends July 1....

RKF CHICAGO OFFICE GROWS TEAM WITH ANNOUCEMENT OF TWO NEW DIRECTORS

Chicago, Il - May 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RKF is pleased to announce that Steve Schwartz and Lara Keene have joined the firm’s Chicago office as directors. Schwartz and Keene, formerly of Baum Realty Group, LLC, mark the latest additions to th...

Department of Human Rights Marks Start of Fair Housing Month

CHICAGO, IL - April 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) teamed up today with the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance to kick-off Fair Housing Month with a discussion about the timely topic of: Opportunity Mappi...

The Boulder Group Named Exclusive Advisor for Net Leased GSA Property Sale

April 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a national net lease investment brokerage firm, has been named the exclusive advisor for the sale of a single tenant net leased industrial building solely occupied by the GSA (Internal Revenue Serv...

Governor Quinn Announces Up to $13 Million in New Relief for Southern Illinois Communities

HARRISBURG - April 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- At the direction of Governor Pat Quinn, the heads of a number of state agencies today announced in Harrisburg up to $13 million of financial aid and construction projects to help families, businesses and...

Governor Quinn Addresses Illinois Association of Realtors Emphasizes Administration’s Commitment to Affordable Housing and...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today addressed the Illinois Association of Realtors Conference in Springfield. March is Affordable Housing Month, and the Governor’s remarks emphasized his administration’s ...

Chicago home sales surge on last day of February; last-minute transactions add to already...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A surge of activity on Leap Day drove home sales to even higher levels in the state, according to data collected by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

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Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the...

Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families