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City Light Meeting, Exceeding Renewable Energy, Conservation Goals

SEATTLE - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light has significantly exceeded its energy conservation and renewable energy targets for the first compliance periods of Initiative 937 and is well on its way to meeting the state’s rene...

City awards $19.5 million to construct and preserve permanent affordable housing

SEATTLE - December 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Mike McGinn and Councilmember Nick Licata today announced more than $19.5 million in capital funding for the construction of five new apartment buildings that will serve homeless individuals, low-...

Chairman Murray Statement on Decline in Homeless Veterans Population

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD), made ...

County holds line on all property taxes, approves budget for 2013-2014

Vancouver, WA - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of County Commissioners today approved a balanced budget for 2013 and 2014 following public hearings that began Monday, as required by law.

Seattle City Light Seeks Conservation Innovation From Commercial Building Owners

SEATTLE - November 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light is looking for three commercial office buildings to test an innovative energy conservation concept known as “pay-for-performance” in a three-year pilot program the utility believe...

2nd Half Property Taxes Due October 31

Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, stated that second-half property taxes are due on Wednesday, October 31, 2012. “If you have not received your 2012 second-half tax statement or have lost it, you can visit our website at www.clark.wa.gov/treasurer...

Seattle promotes innovation in achieving energy efficiency

SEATTLE, WA - October 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor McGinn announced an innovative approach to helping commercial electric utility customers achieve energy savings. The Mayor announced a three- year pilot project that will test an energy ...

DFI Charges 40 Companies In Continuing Efforts To Combat Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Scams

OLYMPIA - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Consumer Services Division of the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced today they have filed 40 Statements of Charges against businesses preying on Washington homeown...

Push to manage waste helps protect homes, wins award for county

Vancouver, WA - October 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Clark County manages household hazardous waste programs that have collected more than 35 million pounds of waste. You can help increase that total at a special collection event this Saturday.

Seattle City Council approves rental housing inspection legislation

Seattle - October 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Seattle City Council voted today (5-0) to approve rental housing inspection legislation, improving living conditions for Seattle's more than approximately 269,000 renters occupying 147,000 rental unit...

Mayor announces new funding for child care and homeless families

SEATTLE, WA - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor McGinn today announced new investments in human services as part of his 2013-14 Proposed Budget, including an expansion of a City program providing child care to low- and moderate-income fami...

Seattle Simplifies Compliance, Extends Deadline for Mid-Size Buildings to Report Energy Use

SEATTLE, WA - September 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Seattle City Council passed legislation yesterday to revise the reporting requirements for buildings covered under the City’s pioneering Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance in order t...

Second Half Property Tax Statements have been mailed

September 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, announced that second-half 2012 property tax statements have been mailed. Property tax statements include property tax levy amounts, special assessments, and certain fees. Th...

Seattle City Light Seeks Proposals for Renewable Energy

SEATTLE, WA - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light issued a request for proposals today for up to 150,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy or renewable energy credits per year, beginning in 2020.

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider landmark nomination for Anhalt Apartment Building

Seattle, WA - August 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider landmark nomination for the Anhalt Apartment Building located at 1600 E. John Street in Seattle. The meeting will be on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 3...

State awards $6.7 million for affordable housing projects

OLYMPIA, WA - August 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington State Department of Commerce Housing Trust Fund awarded $6.7 million to six affordable housing projects in four Washington counties. The projects will support an estimated 122 jobs.

Murray, Franken, Kerry Introduce New Legislation to Help Homeless Families Access Child Care

(Washington, D.C. - August 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Al Franken (D-MN), and John Kerry (D-MA) announced the introduction of the Improving Access to Child Care for Homeless Families Act of 2012, new legislat...

Seattle proposal caps fees for involuntary tows from private property

Seattle - July 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Mike McGinn and Councilmember Nick Licata today announced plans to cap fees for involuntary tows from private property. The proposed legislation, which goes to the City Council tomorrow, protects cons...

HOMELESS VETERANS: Senator Murray Announces Funding for Homeless Prevention Across Washington State

Washington, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that six state non-profit community agencies wil...

Free fair housing accessibility training on June 6, 2012

April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Design and construction industry professionals, housing developers, and housing providers are invited to attend a free 8-hour Fair Housing Accessibility First training, on Wednesday, June 6, from 8 am to 5 pm at Seat...

KBS Inks New 16,024-square-foot Lease in Seattle Submarket

BELLEVUE, Wash. - April 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, Calif., one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate investment advisors, has signed a new, 16,024-square-foot lease with TerraPower at its 240,518-squa...

GAO Report Shows VA’s Shortcomings in Dealing with the Rising Number of Homeless Women...

Washington, D.C.) - January 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today showed that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has had difficulty in planning for and meeting the unique needs of a growing n...

Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction on Feb. 3

Vancouver, WA - January 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Doug Lasher, Clark County Treasurer, announced that a Property Tax Foreclosure Auction will be conducted on Friday, February 3, 2012, at 9 a.m. in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Clark County Public Se...

Seattle’s Green Building EVOLUTION

Seattle, WA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City Green Building team takes an exciting new step in 2012. Beginning in January, part of the “green team” will join forces with the Office of Sustainability and Environment (OSE). Staff foc...

More than 7,000 Homes, Businesses Affected by Power Outage

SEATTLE - December 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gusty winds are causing scattered outages across Seattle City Light’s service territory Christmas day. Outages are leaving more than 7,000 customers without power. Some of the largest outages are in t...

Seattle, King County receive more than $21.8 million in federal homeless assistance grants

Seattle, WA - December 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal homeless assistance funds totaling more than $21.8 million have been awarded to the City of Seattle and King County for 2012-2013, making it possible to continue to provide a range of housin...

Senator Murray’s Statement on Drop in Veterans Homelessness

Washington D.C. - December 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Housing and ...

Real estate slump forces county to shelve plans to build parks

Vancouver, WA - December 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Clark County will delay plans to build new parks in the urban area outside Vancouver until economic conditions improve, in keeping with priorities set by the Clark County Commissioners.

Housing Seattle provides action strategy to address important gaps in Seattle’s housing market

December 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Seattle Planning Commission released Housing Seattle, a report that analyzes housing information from the Census, American Community Survey as well as market data.

County holds line on property taxes, braces for state budget cuts

Vancouver, WA - December 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of County Commissioners approved a balanced budget for 2012 following a public hearing Tuesday night, as required by law. In a unanimous vote, the commissioners adopted recommendations ...

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