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Education and Workforce Development Cabinet

FRANKFORT, Ky. – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Reminiscent of the final warehouse scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark, more than 190,000 cardboard boxes being relocated to the new Kentucky State Records Center in Frankfort are filled with history …

Massillon, Ohio Landlords Agree to $850,000 Settlement to Resolve Housing Discrimination Lawsuits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 26, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Justice Department announced today that Massillon, Ohio landlords John and Mary Ruth have agreed to pay $850,000 to settle lawsuits filed by the Justice Department and other parties alleging …

MSHDA Board Appoints Workman Acting-Executive Director

LANSING, Mich. – August 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Michigan State Housing Development Authority Board of Directors today voted unanimously to appoint Deputy State Treasurer Wayne Workman as Acting-Executive Director for the Housing Authority, e…

City Announces Plans for Redevelopment of Historic St. Roch Market

NEW ORLEANS, LA – August 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, the City of New Orleans announced plans to complete the redevelopment of the historic St. Roch Market located at 2382 St. Claude Avenue. The City, through its public benefit corporation the…

Himes Praises Energy Efficiency Savings at Trumbull Sports Complex

TRUMBULL, CT – August 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today visited Insports Trumbull to highlight the recent energy efficiency upgrades to the 108,000 square-foot indoor athletic complex. Insports used Commercial Property A…

KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION RECEIVES CONTRIBUTION TO PROVIDE LOW INCOME WEATHERIZATION SERVICES TO KANSANS

TOPEKA, Kansas – August 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation received a $1.2 million contribution for weatherization services to qualifying low-income Kansas Gas Service customers.

Illinois median home prices increase 7.2 percent in July; Home sales down, but homes selling faster

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Illinois home prices rose again in July, marking nearly two years of annual gains. Home sales dipped as tight credit standards and lower, but improving inventory levels continue to affect the ma…

AG Gansler Secures $75 Million for Maryland Government Entities and Pension Systems from Housing Securities Settlement with Bank of America

Baltimore, MD – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that multiple governmental entities and pension programs (Maryland and local governments) will share an estimated $75 million settlement secured b…

ICYMI: Cassidy Advocates for Louisiana Property Owners Against EPA Overreach

BATON ROUGE – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy joined Senator David Vitter in an Environmental and Public Works (EPW) committee field briefing in New Orleans. The hearing focused on the potential impacts of the EPA…

Abandoned Worcester Factory to be Converted into 94 Affordable Apartments with $17 Million in MassHousing Loans

BOSTON – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — An abandoned factory building in Worcester will be converted into 94 new affordable apartments as a result of $17 million in MassHousing loans.