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Schumer Announces Over $5 Million In Hud Money For Community Housing Coalition To Rehabilitate...

Washington, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Community Builders in Albany has been awarded $5,521,006 through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

$20,995,000 in Recovery Act Grants to Stabilize Neighborhoods, Rebuild Economies in Nevada

WASHINGTON, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that HUD is awarding $20,995,000 in Recovery Act funding to the Housing Authority of the City of Reno in consortium with the City of Reno Credit Counseling Services and Nevada Rural Housing Authority with for-profit partners Reno Reality, Inc. and Charles Schwab Bank under HUD's Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

$204,872 in Grants to Housing Authorities in Nevada to Help Public Housing Residents Obtain...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $204,872 to housing authorities in Reno, Las Vegas and Clark County to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence.

HUD awards almost $400,000 in New Jersey to help public housing residents obtain jobs,...

NEWARK, NJ - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $389,711 to seven public housing authorities in New Jersey to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence. (Please see New Jersey grantees below.)

HUD Awards $325,000 in Grants to Housing Authorities in New Mexico to Help Public...

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a total of $325,403 to six New Mexico housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence.

HUD awards almost $500,000 to help public housing residents obtain jobs, economic independence

NEW YORK, NY - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $467,177 to nine public housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence. (Please see a listing of New York grantees below.)

HUD awards $170,000 to Muskogee, Shawnee and Tulsa housing authorities to help public housing...

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a total of $176,017 to three Oklahoma housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence. A list of the grantees and amounts follow.

HUD Awards Grant to Housing Authority in Salt Lake County

WASHINGTON, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $57,915 to the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence.

Big Wall Street Bonuses Highlight Need for Financial Reform

Washington, D.C. - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus released the following statement today on news reports that Wall Street banks are expected to again give out large bonuses this year.

Former Jersey City Housing Department Employee Indicted for Allegedly Accepting $50,000 in Corrupt Payments

NEWARK, NJ - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former Jersey City Housing Department employee was indicted today on charges in connection with his acceptance of $50,000 in corrupt cash payments in exchange for his official influence and assistance on real estate development matters in Jersey City, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Sanders Announces State’s Largest Solar Water Project

BURLINGTON, VT - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) went to the Salmon Run Apartments today to announce a project to install solar water heaters here and at three other Vermont affordable housing developments.

HUD Awards $447,000 in Grants to Housing Authorities in Texas to Help Public Housing...

FORT WORTH, TX - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a total of $477,106 to eight Texas housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence. A list of the grantees and amounts follows.

Funds Available for Existing Emergency Housing Shelters

Pierre, SD - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is now accepting applications for the Emergency Shelter Grants Program.

New Fed Report on Affordability and Availability of Rental Housing in Pennsylvania

Glenside, PA - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- This past December, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia published a new study on rental housing in Pennsylvania.

Ortiz Announces $50k Grant For Cameron County Housing Authority

WASHINGTON, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) announced that the Cameron County Housing Authority received $50,565 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

EastGroup Properties Acquires Two Buildings in Charlotte for $5.3 Million

Jackson, MS - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) today announced the acquisition of two business distribution buildings containing 193,000 square feet in Charlotte, North Carolina for a combined purchase price of $5,250,000. The buildings, which will be renamed Commerce Park 2 and 3, are located in Charlotte's southwest submarket. They were constructed in 1981 and 1987 and are presently 87% occupied by nine customers. The buildings are projected to generate an annualized 11.7% yield at their current occupancy and rents.

Meeting of the Kentucky Asset/Liability Commission, State Property and Buildings Commission

FRANKFORT, KY - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Asset/Liability Commission (ALCo) will hold a meeting on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601. Immediately following adjournment of the ALCo meeting, the State Property and Buildings Commission will convene (approximately 2:15 p.m.) in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Kentucky.

$38 Million for Central Park Revitalization

Washington, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In one of the most significant investments for the Tampa Bay region under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Tampa Housing Authority is receiving $38 million to revitalize the Central Park Village area and transform it into a new community that will uplift this historic neighborhood and create hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs. Since last year, Congresswoman Kathy Castor has pressed officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to award this money to the residents in the heart of Tampa through Tampa Housing Authority. Just last week, Castor urged HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to invest in redeveloping Central Park Village and bolster our economic recovery.

Two associations of REALTORS offer REALTOR iPhone application through customized My AOR app

LOS ANGELES, CA - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mobile Technologies LLC (REMT), the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR), and the North-Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR) today announced the launch of NJAR and NSBAR Stats, the localized versions of My AOR. My AOR is the first native iPhone application developed for REALTOR® associations nationwide. The mobile application is available at no charge for members of NJAR and NSBAR. Designed for the iPhone/iTouch, My AOR features: Current loan information; association resources; the ability to search for education courses; hot item news alerts; and links to information that may be of interest to association directors.

Shimkus Announces LIHEAP Funding; Calls on Obama to Release More Funds

Washington, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-19) has co-signed a letter with 112 of his colleagues, both Republicans and Democrats, to President Obama asking that Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) contingency funds be released

Congressman Al Green laments the tragedy in Haiti and collaborates in the relief efforts...

Washington (DC) - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) expressed his deep condolences to the people of Haiti in the wake of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated the capital of Port-Au-Prince on Tuesday. The Congressman also pledged to cooperate with federal and local authorities to assist with the relief efforts they are coordinating.

Congressman Al Green Announces New Job Training Grants to Assist Unemployed Workers in Houston

Washington (DC) - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- January 13, 2010 - Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) announced $3.1 million in new grant funding authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to assist unemployed workers in Houston.

CT REIA Monthly Meeting with Robyn Thompson: Real Estate Rehab Queen | 01.25.10

CT REIA and Robyn Thompson presents: Robyn Thompson – Learn how to buy, renovate, and sell single and multifamily homes for huge profits. Robyn Thompson is the leading expert in buying, renovating and selling single and multifamily homes for huge profits. Robyn has renovated and sold over 235 homes!

Washington DFI Enters A Consent Order With King County Resident And Real Estate Developer...

OLYMPIA, WA - January 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) Securities Division obtained a Consent Order from King County resident Michael Robert Mastro today.

$95,893 to Iowa for Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chuck Grassley said today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants totaling $95,893 to the Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency and the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority through the Family Self Sufficiency Program.

California New-Home Market Dips Slightly in November, CBIA Announces

SACRAMENTO, CA - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The pace of home sales at California new-home communities was slightly lower than levels seen a year ago, the California Building Industry Association reported today

Governor Schwarzenegger Announces First-in-the-Nation Statewide Green Building Standards Code

January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing California’s efforts to fight climate change and protect the environment, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the California Building Standards Commission unanimously adopted the first-in-the-nation mandatory Green Building Standards Code (CALGREEN) requiring all new buildings in the state to be more energy efficient and environmentally responsible. Taking effect on January 1, 2011, these comprehensive regulations will achieve major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and water use to create a greener California

Parnell Submits Veterans Loan Legislation

Juneau, AKL - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Sean Parnell today transmitted legislation to renew the Veterans Mortgage Loan program. If passed by the Legislature, voters in the 2010 general election would be asked to approve $800 million of state-guaranteed bonds. The bonds would be issued by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for the purchase of mortgage loans made to qualifying military veterans.

HUD Awards Grants to Housing Authorities in Missoula, Montana to Help Public Housing Residents...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded the Missoula Housing Authority $68,000 in Missoula, MT to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic ...

Area Housing Rehab Program Being Expanded in Fairmont With New Grant

Fairmont, WV - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority (FMHA) announced this evening that it will be able to further expand its successful owner-occupied housing rehabilitation initiative, thanks to a new grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank).

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Mississippi Real Estate Investors Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Rig Bids...

Real estate investors Kevin Moore, Chad Nichols, and Terry Tolar pleaded guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Mississippi, the Department of Justice announced.