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HMFA Breaks Ground on 90-Unit Affordable Housing Building in Lower Township

Lower Township, NJ - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Executive Director Marge Della Vecchia today joined state and local officials to break ground on Conifer Village, a 90-unit affordable housing apartment building located at 3805 Bayshore Road in Lower Township. The HMFA is providing $6.5 million in mortgage and tax credit funding for the project.

DCA awards $500,000 in Federal Funding for Affordable Housing Project in Egg Harbor City

TRENTON, NJ - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Acting Commissioner Charles A. Richman today announced Egg Harbor City will receive $500,000 in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The funding will be used to construct a mixed-use affordable housing building as [...]

HUD announces $5.6 million in housing counseling grants to New York nonprofit organizations

NEW YORK, NY - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York State 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 $5.6 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Indiana Supreme Court Announces Plan to Support Settlement Conferences as Foreclosure Training Sessions End

October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Indiana Supreme Court and its partners in the “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” program will announce how many judges, attorneys and mediators have been trained this summer on how to better handle foreclosure cases. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will also announce why the Court will launch a new plan to support settlement conferences.

Indiana Supreme Court Announces Plan to Support Settlement Conferences as Foreclosure Training Sessions End

October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Indiana Supreme Court and its partners in the “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” program will announce how many judges, attorneys and mediators have been trained this summer on how to better handle foreclosure cases. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will also announce why the Court will launch a new plan to support settlement conferences.

Indiana Supreme Court Announces Plan to Support Settlement Conferences as Foreclosure Training Sessions End

October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Indiana Supreme Court and its partners in the “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” program will announce how many judges, attorneys and mediators have been trained this summer on how to better handle foreclosure cases. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will also announce why the Court will launch a new plan to support settlement conferences.

HUD awards funding to housing counseling organizations in Rhode Island

Washington, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- 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 $215,899 in housing counseling grants awarded to two agencies in Rhode Island by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Four Oregon organizations win housing counseling grants

PORTLAND, OR - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Oregon 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 $191,424 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Awards $71,464 in Housing Counseling Grants to 2 Housing Counseling Organizations in Wyoming

CASPER, WY - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Wyoming 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 more ...

North Carolina Awarded $1.7 Million In Housing Counseling Grants

GREENSBORO, NC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina 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 $1,781,863 million in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Graduates can now obtain funding to buy homes through new assistance program

COLUMBUS, OH - October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio's residents who have earned a college degree now have a new option for getting the financial assistance they need to purchase a home.

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.

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