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Cassidy Confirms Flood Insurance Refunds Begin Oct. 1, 2014

WASHINGTON – July 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is continuing to implement the Grimm-Cassidy Substitute Amendment to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of…

ATTORNEY GENERAL CHARGES COLORADO’S LARGEST FORECLOSURE LAW FIRMS WITH FRAUD

DENVER – July 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced the filing of civil law enforcement actions against the two largest foreclosure law firms in Colorado. In separate filings, the Attorney General’s Co…

Attorney General Tom Horne Awards “Housing Opportunity for Service Disabled Veterans” Program Contracts From National Mortgage Settlement Funds

Phoenix, AZ – July 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — – Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the award of over $2.5 million to fund loans to veterans with service-connected disabilities for accessibility and related improvements to their homes. The…

Rep. Miller Cosponsors Bill Prohibiting HHS from Housing Illegal Unaccompanied Children in Non-Federal Facilities without Consulting State and Local Leaders

Washington – July 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, issued the following statement aft…

SENATOR DURBIN, GOVERNOR QUINN, MAYOR EMANUEL AND COOK COUNTY BOARD PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $31 MILLION IN HUD DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDING FOR CHICAGO AREA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that the Chicago area has been awarded a to…

Granger Construction, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, Contractors and MIOSHA Sign Partnership to Protect Workers on University of Michigan Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 14, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Granger Construction Company, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), the Greater Detroit Building T…

FEMA Rebuilding Specialists Providing Advice in Flowood This Week

JACKSON, Miss. – July 14, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Rebuilding or repairing property damaged from the recent severe storms? Residents can get advice on building safer and stronger this week from Federal Emergency Management Agency specialists in Rank…

South Carolina REALTORS® Release June Market Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – July 14, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June Statewide Market Reports. The reports indicate that inventory is slowly rising in some areas while activity is picking up in the upper-price ti…

Himes, Delaney and Carney Introduce Housing Finance Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – July 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4), John K. Delaney (MD-6) and John Carney (DE – at large) today introduced innovative housing finance reform legislation, the Partnership to Strengthen Homeownershi…

Udall, Polis Hail Senate Passage of Proposal to Expand Workforce Housing in Summit County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Mark Udall and Congressman Jared Polis hailed the U.S. Senate’s passage of their bill to help Summit County support local businesses and jobs by expanding affordable workforce housing….