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Community Development Week April 21-27 Highlights ’40 Years of Building Strong Communities’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The City of Knoxville will mark National Community Development Week April 21-27 with a series of events showcasing projects of the City’s Department of Community Development and its nonprofit part…

OHFA Board Awards $12.3 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing in Medina, Columbiana, Lucas and Cuyahoga Counties

COLUMBUS – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved more than $1.4 million through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide flexible, low-interest financing for affordable housing de…

Bucco Happy to Hear Discussion on Eliminating Estate and Realty Transfer Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Assembly Deputy Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco said he is pleased to hear of the support for repealing the estate and realty transfer taxes which lead New Jersey residents to leave the state f…

Mayor Lee Announces Funding for Critical Elevator Modernization & Repairs at San Francisco Public Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — “All residents in public housing deserve clean, safe and quality housing,” said Mayor Lee. “Our Re-Envisioning Plan for public housing in San Francisco paves the way for the preservation, re…

Real Estate Developer Sentenced to Jail for Filling Protected Mississippi Wetlands

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — William R. “Rusty” Miller, a real estate developer from Fairhope, Ala., was sentenced today in federal district court in Gulfport, Miss., for the unpermitted filling of wetlands near Bay St. L…

MassHousing Honors its Top-Producing Partner Lenders for Their Commitment to Affordable Homeownership in Massachusetts

BOSTON – April 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — MassHousing has honored its 2013 top-producing lenders for their commitment to affordable homeownership in Massachusetts while helping to provide more than $1 billion in MassHousing Mortgage loans to nearly…

SCHUMER TO FEDS: WHEN IT COMES TO SANDY RECOVERY, DON’T FORGET ABOUT THE NORTH SHORE – CRITICAL SANDY REBUILDING PROJECTS HAVE NOT BEEN FUNDED BY FEDS IN TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebui…

Governor Cuomo Announces $95 Million to Build Affordable Housing Across the State

Albany, NY – April 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced over $95 million in awards for shovel-ready projects to build affordable housing across the state. The low-interest loans and tax credits will build and preserve…

Schuette Files Felony Embezzlement Charges Against Northern Michigan Funeral Home Owner

LANSING – April 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that his Criminal Division has charged R.O. Savage Funeral Chapel, and its owner Richard Weishuhn, 68, of Standish with multiple felony embezzlement charges f…

DEM Issues Expedited Citations to 29 Property Owners in Violation of RI Cesspool Act Requirements First of Notices Issued Under DEM’s New Streamlined Process for Citing Clear-cut, Easily Verifiable and Correctable Violation

PROVIDENCE – April 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Department of Environmental Management’s Office of Compliance and Inspection has issued an Expedited Citation Notice (Notice) to 29 property owners who are in violation of requirements under the Rho…