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State Announces $1.3 Million Housing Grant To Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The state has awarded more than $1.3 million to the City of Burlington to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed homes and convert a New North End building into affordable housing.

State Announces $1.3 Million Housing Grant To Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The state has awarded more than $1.3 million to the City of Burlington to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed homes and convert a New North End building into affordable housing.

State Announces $1.3 Million Housing Grant To Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The state has awarded more than $1.3 million to the City of Burlington to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed homes and convert a New North End building into affordable housing.

State To Award $4.3 Million In Grants To Ten Communities

RUTLAND, Vt. - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A multimillion dollar factory in Barre Town that will produce components for electric and hybrid cars and a blighted public housing project in Rutland were among the winners of $3.6 million in grants awarded by the state Wednesday.

Attorney General Abbott Takes Legal Action Against Housing Scam That Targeted Austin-Area Hispanic Home...

AUSTIN, TX - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged Fern Hernandez Realty, Inc., with defrauding Hispanic home buyers. The state’s enforcement action names the corporation; its owner, real estate broker Jose Fernando “Fern” Hernandez and his wife, Odessa S. Hernandez.

Attorney General Abbott Takes Legal Action Against Housing Scam That Targeted Austin-Area Hispanic Home...

AUSTIN, TX - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged Fern Hernandez Realty, Inc., with defrauding Hispanic home buyers. The state’s enforcement action names the corporation; its owner, real estate broker Jose Fernando “Fern” Hernandez and his wife, Odessa S. Hernandez.

Homeownership Opportunities Come to the East Concourse Section of the Bronx

NEW YORK, NY - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today NYC Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Vincent Riso from the Briarwood Organization were joined by Daniel Martin from the Housing Partnership Development Corporation, Marian Zucker, Executive Vice President of the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation Fund (AHC) to celebrate the grand opening of The Solara, also known as Grant Avenue Co-op Apartments.

Homeownership Opportunities Come to the East Concourse Section of the Bronx

NEW YORK, NY - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today NYC Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Vincent Riso from the Briarwood Organization were joined by Daniel Martin from the Housing Partnership Development Corporation, Marian Zucker, Executive Vice President of the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation Fund (AHC) to celebrate the grand opening of The Solara, also known as Grant Avenue Co-op Apartments.

Federal Housing Stabilization Funds Released

BISMARCK, ND - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) has awarded more than $6.5 million to cities and non-profit organizations through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

Federal Housing Stabilization Funds Released

BISMARCK, ND - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) has awarded more than $6.5 million to cities and non-profit organizations through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

Federal Housing Stabilization Funds Released

BISMARCK, ND - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) has awarded more than $6.5 million to cities and non-profit organizations through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

HPD, HDC, RICHMAN GROUP DEVELOPMENT CORP, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS CELEBRATE GROUND BREAKING FOR MIXED-INCOME...

Harlem, NY - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael E. Cestero and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr joined, City Councilwoman Inez E. Dickens, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Richman Group Development Corporation President Kristen Miller, and Maria Barry of Bank of America Merrill Lynch to celebrate the ground breaking for The Balton and Douglass Park.

HPD, HDC, RICHMAN GROUP DEVELOPMENT CORP, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS CELEBRATE GROUND BREAKING FOR MIXED-INCOME...

Harlem, NY - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael E. Cestero and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr joined, City Councilwoman Inez E. Dickens, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Richman Group Development Corporation President Kristen Miller, and Maria Barry of Bank of America Merrill Lynch to celebrate the ground breaking for The Balton and Douglass Park.

Housing Works Announces New Property Management for Multi-million Dollar Housing Portfolio

Redmond, OR - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing Works announced today that Guardian Real Estate Services (Guardian) of Portland, Oregon, has been selected to manage its multi-million dollar housing portfolio in Central Oregon.

Housing Works Announces New Property Management for Multi-million Dollar Housing Portfolio

Redmond, OR - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing Works announced today that Guardian Real Estate Services (Guardian) of Portland, Oregon, has been selected to manage its multi-million dollar housing portfolio in Central Oregon.

Gordon Calls for Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Bart Gordon is supporting efforts in Congress to extend a popular tax credit that has benefited thousands of new homeowners in Tennessee.

Gillibrand Takes Action To Crack Down On Fraudulent Use Of First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, DC - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- With new reports that hundreds of thousands are illegally taking advantage of a tax credit to help get first-time homebuyers into the housing market without actually purchasing a home, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today co-sponsored legislation that would crack down on fraud and improve oversight of the first-time homebuyer tax credit.

French Lick Redevelopment Selected to Receive $50 Million in Allocation Authority under the New...

Washington, DC - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that French Lick Redevelopment CDE LCC has been selected to receive $50 million in allocation authority under the 2009 round of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.

Rehab Completed on 20-unit Building in Harlem: Low Income Residents Prepare for Homeownership in...

NEW YORK, NY - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) announces the completion of rehabilitation and permanent financing of 20-units of affordable housing that will soon become a low-income cooperative.

Governor Quinn Recognizes Contributions of Volunteers with Governor’s Home Town Awards

SPRINGFIELD, IL - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today recognized hundreds of volunteers for their hard work and dedication towards improving their communities. The Governor’s Home Town Awards were given for 46 projects during a ceremony at the Executive Mansion in Springfield

Georgia Department of Banking and Finance’s Order to Cease and Desist Issued to Mountain...

Atlanta, GA - October 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- On October 29, 2009, an Order to Cease and Desist issued by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) to Mountain States Mortgage Centers, Inc. located at 1333 E. 9400 South, Sandy, Utah, 84093 became final.

New study supports concept that supportive housing for homeless people with disabilities is cost...

AUGUSTA, ME - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new study reinforces the concept that providing supportive housing to homeless people with disabilities is less costly and better for the individual than providing no assistance

Dodd, Murphy Call for Better Affordable Housing for Seniors, People with Disabilities; Murphy Testifies...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) testified on how to expand affordable housing options for seniors and Americans living with disabilities at a Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development hearing. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Banking Committee, joined Murphy in calling for the modernization of federal housing assistance programs to ensure they can meet the needs of low-income residents of Connecticut and the rest of the nation

Brown Calls on Banks and Loan Servicers to Detail Plans to Stem New Wave...

Los Angeles, CA - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Concerned about a "new wave" of foreclosures, Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today called on ten major banks and loan servicers to detail their plans to assist homeowners facing dramatic monthly payment increases on Pay Option Adjustable Rate Mortgages.

City of Boston, Bank of America Announce Pilot to Preserve Tenancies in Foreclosed Properties

October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Bank of America Corporation today announced a first-of-its-kind in the nation initiative to prevent tenants from being displaced out of foreclosed homes. The initiative marks the latest expansion in the City’s on-going efforts to meet all of the challenges presented by the foreclosure crisis

‘Tastings & Trends’ Explores Changes in Homeowners Associations, Delinquencies, Foreclosures and Active Adult Lifestyles

Palm Desert, CA - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT Property Management, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, is hosting a complimentary evening of ‘Tastings & Trends’ on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 for Coachella Valley homeowners, association board members, vendors and media. The evening will feature wine tasting and hors d’ oeuvres from 5:30 pm-7 pm followed by presentations covering trends in homeowners associations, delinquencies, foreclosures and active adult and community lifestyles. Speakers include MERIT CEO and Founder Melinda Masson, Vice President of Finance Andrew Schlegel and Vice President of Active Adult Communities Scott Hysler.

Elk Grove’s Premier Master-planned Community, Stonelake, Selects MERIT for Property Management Services and Financial...

MERIT will provide additional services and maintenance programs to enhance the community. Sacramento, CA - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Stonelake Homeowners Association has selected MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, to manage their 1,467 single family unit community located in Elk Grove, CA. MERIT will assist the board of directors with daily operations as well as financial budget analysis and planning.

First Lady Mari Culver Announces Iowa Rental Help

New program provides housing assistance to Iowans in need. DES MOINES, IA - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Mari Culver announced a new program today that will help hundreds of Iowans maintain or acquire an affordable rental home. As part of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, almost $1.5 billion was allocated to cities and states for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program.

Balfour Beatty Communities Presents Three-Year, $75,000 Grant to Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia

Newtown Square, PA - October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In conjunction with parent company Balfour Beatty plc, Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC has established a three-year grant totaling $75,000 to be donated to Project H.O.M.E.

Balfour Beatty Communities Presents Three-Year, $75,000 Grant to Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia

Newtown Square, PA - October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In conjunction with parent company Balfour Beatty plc, Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC has established a three-year grant totaling $75,000 to be donated to Project H.O.M.E.

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C.A.R. Business Products Offers RentSpree to Streamline Tenant Screening and Rental...

Real Estate Business Services® Inc. (REBS®), a subsidiary of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and RentSpree have partnered to offer all California REALTORS® 24/7 access to RentSpree’s online rental application and tenant verification services. RentSpree will be offered through the C.A.R. Business Products division, and will help REALTORS® reduce liability while working efficiently with lease/rental transactions.