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New Jersey’s Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Wins National Award

TRENTON, NJ - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Acting Commissioner Charles A. Richman today announced the New Jersey Special Needs Housing Trust Fund won a 2009 Award for Program Excellence from the National Council of State Housing Agencies.

“IHM Announces Opening of New York City Office at BITAC”

San Diego, CA - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sunday, October 18, 2009 John Glen DiGuiseppe, President/CEO of Investors Hospitality Management, the USA’s first sustainable third-party revenue management and ownership services company, announced at BITAC™ Purchasing and Design West 2009’s San Diego conference today the opening of its New York City office at 1385 York Ave, Suite 3A, New York, NY 10021.

BARAGA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO RECEIVE $28.3 MILLION IN HUD FINANCING

WASHINGTON, DC - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has committed to insure a $28,310,000 loan to Baraga County Memorial Hospital (BCMH) in L’Anse U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak announced Friday. The loan is being provided through the Federal Housing Administration’s Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program and will be used to construct a new facility approximately 3 miles from the existing site.

Senate Democrats Unveil New Tools to Fight Foreclosure

Plan reins in consultant “rescue” scams and requires more transparency for homeowners. LANSING, MI - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As new numbers reveal that home foreclosures continue to plague Michigan and the nation, Senate Democrats are preparing to unveil a new legislative package attacking “foreclosure consultant” scams and giving homeowners more transparency in the loan modification process. Despite efforts from both federal and state government agencies, the number of foreclosure filings nationwide hit a record high in the third quarter of 2009, according to a report issued yesterday.

Kentucky Asset/Liability Commission Agenda

FRANKFORT, KY - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Asset/Liability Commission (ALCo) will meet on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort. Immediately following adjournment of the ALCo meeting, the State Property and Buildings Commission will convene (approximately 2:30 p.m.) in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort. Agendas for both meetings follow.

KINGSTON ANNOUNCES COUNSELING GRANTS FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY FOR SAVANNAH-CHATHAM COUNTY

Washington, DC - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA/1) announced today that Economic Opportunity Authority (EOA) for Savannah-Chatham County is the recipient of two grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grants will be used to support services related to housing counseling to homebuyers, homeowners and low to moderate income renters.

McCarty on Monroe, New Phoenix Senior Housing Apartments Open

Phoenix, AZ - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- McCarty on Monroe today officially opened its doors to seniors age 62 and older. The new, modern, 69-unit apartment complex is on the property where Phoenix real estate broker Leon McCarty originally built quality and affordable housing for low-income families, particularly families of color, in 1963.

State housing agency awards $277,000 to repair Tidwell Estates housing development damaged by Hurricane...

AUSTIN, TX - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) today awarded $277,676 in disaster recovery funds to help restore Houston’s stock of affordable rental housing damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike.

Six Individuals Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scheme Against Flaherty Funding

ROCHESTER, NY - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Attorney Kathleen M. Mehltretter of the Western District of New York announced that six individuals located in the New York City area were charged yesterday in a criminal complaint with defrauding Flaherty Funding

HUD awards $2.4 million in Housing Counseling Grants to 22 housing counseling organizations in...

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2.4 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD awards $2.4 million in Housing Counseling Grants to 22 housing counseling organizations in...

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2.4 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD awards $2.4 million in Housing Counseling Grants to 22 housing counseling organizations in...

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2.4 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD awards $2.4 million in Housing Counseling Grants to 22 housing counseling organizations in...

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2.4 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD awards $2.4 million in Housing Counseling Grants to 22 housing counseling organizations in...

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2.4 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Killeen secures nearly $1.5 million in HUD grants

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Killeen has been awarded two grants totaling $1,453,317 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Congressman John Carter (TX-31) announced today.

Temple secures over $500,000 from HUD grant

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A $515,508 grant awarded to the City of Temple will help develop a more viable community, provide decent housing and expand economic opportunities, Congressman John Carter (TX-31) announced today.

First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit For Military Members Serving Overseas Could Have Significant Impact On...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) applauded legislation that grants a one-year extension of the first-time homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Forces who served overseas in 2009.

Lowey Announces Federal Funding for Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswomen Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) today announced that organizations in Westchester and Rockland Counties will receive tens of thousands in federal funding to support a variety of housing and homeownership services, and the City of White Plains will receive more than $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Lowey Announces Federal Funding for Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswomen Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) today announced that organizations in Westchester and Rockland Counties will receive tens of thousands in federal funding to support a variety of housing and homeownership services, and the City of White Plains will receive more than $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD Announces $2.9 Million in Housing Counseling Grants to15 Housing Counseling Organizations in Texas

FORT WORTH, TX - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texas families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $2,934,197 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Announces $76.5 Million for Affordable Housing and Community Development in Texas

FORT WORTH, TX - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that 31 cities and four counties in Texas will receive a total of $76,571,141 to support community development and produce more affordable housing.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $3.4 Million in Affordable Housing Grants

Pittsburgh, PA - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has approved $3,446,246 in grants under its Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

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