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State Treasury Partners with Lancaster County-based Morphy Auctions to Maximize Proceeds from Unclaimed Property...

Harrisburg - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rather than sitting in a vault, a treasure trove of rare and precious unclaimed valuables will be auctioned next month under a new partnership between the Pennsylvania Treasury and Morphy Auctions of ...

New proposed plan for 2013 PHARE funding has been released

January 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The PHARE Fund was established by Act 105 of 2010 (the "PHARE Act") to provide the mechanism by which certain allocated state or federal funds, as well as funds from other outside sources, would be used to assist...

National Alliance to End Homelessness Analyzes H.R. 8

January 04, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- While portions of the fiscal cliff were averted, the bill failed to replace the across-the-board cuts to domestic and defense spending, known as sequestration, with alternative deficit reduction measures. The deal...

PA Treasury Seeks to Return Nearly $20,000 in Property to Shelters, Food Banks, other...

Harrisburg - December 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ongoing efforts by the Pennsylvania Treasury to reunite community service organizations with unclaimed property have led to claims for more than $13,000 by food banks, shelters and Salvation Army cha...

PA HUD, VA Homeless Vets Team Honored with Housing Hero Award

Harrisburg, PA - December 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania HUD and VA Homeless Veterans Collaboration Team, which have established a unique, efficient and effective collaboration focused on eliminating veterans’ homeless in Pennsylvania...

Mobile home park owner charged with illegally dumping sewage in Berks County

HARRISBURG - November 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Berks County man, who owns three mobile home parks in Berks, Dauphin and York counties was charged today by the Attorney General's Environmental Crimes Section after allegedly illegally discharging...

Lowering the Cost of Housing Competition

November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- At certain historic moments, new ideas about domesticity have given form to radically different configurations of home and community. With worldwide interest in housing affordability, green design and the necessi...

Residents of Hilltop Mobile Home Park organizing to preserve park

November 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Given a February deadline to vacate the park land, residents of the Hilltop Mobile Home Park in State College, PA are using a website to advocate for the preservation of the park and the rights of manufactured hou...

PHFA recognizes outstanding quality of work done by the state’s housing counselors

HARRISBURG - November 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today celebrated the work of the state’s housing counselors with an awards ceremony at the Hilton Harrisburg. The state’s private sector counseling agencies...

After the Election: What the DC Budget Debate Means for Housing Opportunity for PA’s...

November 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- After the November 6 elections, Congress will reconvene for a “Lame Duck” session to tackle some very difficult issues related to the federal budget. As things stand now, significant, across-the-board cuts kno...

Treasurer McCord Sets Out to Reunite Fire, EMS Companies with Nearly $700,000 in Unclaimed...

Harrisburg - October 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of National Fire Prevention Month, State Treasurer Rob McCord today said nearly $700,000 in unclaimed property is available for Pennsylvania’s emergency responder organizations to cla...

Victory for manufactured home residents!

October 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- This is a MAJOR VICTORY for manufactured home community residents. Residents in manufactured housing communities (mobile home parks) are in a unique situation in terms of their housing tenure. While most own their...

Treasurer McCord Reunites Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals with Nearly $35,000 in Property During...

Radnor, PA - October 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The nation’s oldest “no-kill” shelter now has nearly $35,000 in additional resources to support routine and unexpected medical treatments for the animals in its care after State Treasurer Rob Mc...

Philadelphia Foreclosure Rescue Scammers Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison

PHILADELPHIA - October 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Anthony J. DeMarco III, 33, of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to serve 25 years in prison for conspiracy and fraud charges in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme involving more t...

Keystone HELP Program Hits 10,000th Loan Milestone; Continues to Create Jobs, Save Homeowners Money,...

Allentown - August 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Rob McCord today marked a major milestone in Pennsylvania’s nationally recognized Keystone Home Energy Loan Program, which recently issued its 10,000th loan to make homes more energy e...

PA Treasurer McCord: It’s “Shark Week” – Take a Bite at Unclaimed Property

Harrisburg - August 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” programming has many viewers in its jaws this week, and State Treasurer Rob McCord today noted that several Pennsylvanians with shark-related names may be abl...

PA Treasurer McCord Returns Over $16,600 to Cambria County from Previously Unclaimed Property

Ebensburg - August 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Rob McCord returned more than $16,600 in previously unclaimed property to Cambria County officials today on behalf of residents there, saying he hopes other local governments – as well...

PA Treasurer McCord Returns Over $24,500 to Luzerne County from Previously Unclaimed Property

Wilkes-Barre - August 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Rob McCord returned more than $24,500 in previously unclaimed property to Luzerne County officials today on behalf of residents there, saying he hopes other local governments – as w...

Pennsylvanians not taking advantage of foreclosure review?

WASHINGTON, DC - August 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) alerted Pennsylvanians who may have wrongfully lost their homes that they could qualify for financial compensation via the Independent Foreclosure Review process. The pr...

Proposal to change Mortgage Interest Deduction

August 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) is expected to introduce the Housing Subsidy Fairness Act in early September. This bill would provide dedicated funding for the National Housing Trust Fund with savings generated by ...

Sign-on to permanently protect tenants from foreclosure

Harrisburg PA - July 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In 2009, the enactment of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) was a major step forward in achieving housing stability for renters living in a property in foreclosure. The Act ensures that...

Historic Tax Credit established in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg PA - July 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday, June 30, Pennsylvania became the 30th state in the country to have a state historic tax credit when Governor Tom Corbett signed the FY 2013 Commonwealth Budget and established the Histori...

Help for homeowners facing foreclosure

June 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- House returns HEMAP funding bill to Senate for chamber’s expected approval. A bill to provide a multi-year funding stream to the state’s currently idled Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) is...

Springfield Man Charged as Conspirator in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michael J. Smith, 31, of Springfield, Pennsylvania, was charged today by indictment with participating in a mortgage fraud conspiracy that caused losses of over $600,000, announced United States Att...

PA Treasurer McCord: As Statutory Unclaimed Property Reporting Deadline Nears, Treasury Records Highest March...

Harrisburg, PA - April 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Treasury last month collected nearly $25.4 million, more unclaimed property than it had in any March in the past seven years, State Treasurer Rob McCord noted today as he announced Treasury will acc...

Altmire Announces Housing Grants for Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) today announced that the Allegheny County Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Butler will receive $293,898 in grants from the U.S. Depart...

Parties Weigh in on Where The Money Should Go

April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On March, 12, 2012, the final negotiated agreements between the states, the federal government and Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, Ally/GMAC, and Wells Forgo were filed with the Court. In addition to requiri...

PA Treasurer McCord Returns Over $12,000 in Unclaimed Property to Pittsburgh Public Schools; Says...

Pittsburgh, PA - March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As school districts across Pennsylvania face state funding cuts and budget deficits, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord reminded public school officials to see if their districts may be owed unclaime...

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY HONORS ITS TOP TEN HOME LOAN LENDERS

HARRISBURG - March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency held its annual homeownership program awards ceremony today at its headquarters to honor its leading lenders. These lenders assist homebuyers throughout the state...

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD NAMED AGENT FOR LEHIGH VALLEY SPEC PROJECT

BETHLEHEM, PA - February 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Liberty Property Trust has named commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. as exclusive leasing agent for a 1.2 million-square-foot, $62 million speculative industrial prop...

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