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Two Defendants in Home Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

RALEIGH, NC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on October 5, 2009, United States District Judge W. Earl Britt sentenced CINDY TILLEY GREER, 51, of Clarendon, North Carolina, to 36 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and on October 6, 2009, STANLEY GARFIELD WILLIAMS, JR., 38, of Bolivia, North Carolina, received 70 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Also GREER was imposed a fine of $6,000.

Two Defendants in Home Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

RALEIGH, NC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on October 5, 2009, United States District Judge W. Earl Britt sentenced CINDY TILLEY GREER, 51, of Clarendon, North Carolina, to 36 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and on October 6, 2009, STANLEY GARFIELD WILLIAMS, JR., 38, of Bolivia, North Carolina, received 70 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Also GREER was imposed a fine of $6,000.

Two Defendants in Home Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

RALEIGH, NC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on October 5, 2009, United States District Judge W. Earl Britt sentenced CINDY TILLEY GREER, 51, of Clarendon, North Carolina, to 36 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and on October 6, 2009, STANLEY GARFIELD WILLIAMS, JR., 38, of Bolivia, North Carolina, received 70 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Also GREER was imposed a fine of $6,000.

Two Defendants in Home Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

RALEIGH, NC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on October 5, 2009, United States District Judge W. Earl Britt sentenced CINDY TILLEY GREER, 51, of Clarendon, North Carolina, to 36 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release and on October 6, 2009, STANLEY GARFIELD WILLIAMS, JR., 38, of Bolivia, North Carolina, received 70 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Also GREER was imposed a fine of $6,000.

Perlmutter Applauds More than $600,000 in Housing Counseling Grants for CO

Washington, DC - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the $617,774 that will come to the state of Colorado for housing counseling and training grants as announced by the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Out of these grants, $98,258 will come to Aurora and Commerce City in the 7th Congressional District.

Secretary Donovan announces $144,676 in housing counseling grants to six housing counseling organizations in...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada 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 $144,676 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Secretary Donovan announces $144,676 in housing counseling grants to six housing counseling organizations in...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada 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 $144,676 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Secretary Donovan announces $144,676 in housing counseling grants to six housing counseling organizations in...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada 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 $144,676 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Thermal Imaging Workshop for Home & Building Inspectors Dec 3-4 2009

San Bruno, CA - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- This workshop is designed for inspection professionals including : home inspectors, building contractors, insurance adjustors, roofing contractors, energy auditors, and building maintenance professionals.

U.S. CONGRESSMAN AL GREEN SUPPORTS HOUSE RESOLUTIONS EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES AFTER NATURAL DISASTERS IN THE...

Washington, DC - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday Congressman Al Green (TX-09) delivered a statement in the House of Representatives expressing his support for three House Resolutions that convey condolences and solidarity to the people of the Philippines, Samoa, American Samoa and Indonesia, due to the natural disasters that have struck these nations in the past few weeks.

Thompson Audit: Dhs Delaying And Denying Eligible Families Housing

New York, NY - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to an audit released today by New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr., the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is delaying or denying more than 20 percent of homeless families housing for which they may have been eligible.

Thompson Files Claim Against City Seeking That It Formalize Homeless Services In A Contract

New York, NY - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. has gone to court to challenge the legality of the City’s recent placement of homeless families at 1564 St. Peter’s Avenue in the Bronx.

Kansas Housing Awards $3.8 Million in Stimulus Funds to Jumpstart Affordable Housing Development

Tax Credit Assistance Program Tapped to Build Senior and Family Housing in Wamego, Bird City. Topeka, KS - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded $3.8 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to build affordable, energy efficient rental housing in Wamego and Bird City. The stimulus funds, allocated through the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), will create 38 rental units serving low-income families and seniors.

Views at Clarendon Breaks Ground In Arlington, Virginia

Greenbelt, MD - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Views at Clarendon Corporation will hold a ceremony to commemorate the groundbreaking of the Views at Clarendon. This innovative mixed-use, mixed-income development, located just a half block from the Clarendon Metro station, marks a significant step in addressing Arlington's affordable housing shortage. Construction is scheduled to commence in November 2009

10.19.09 – Cromwell, CT – CTREIA Monthly Meeting with J.T. Foxx

Hartford, CT - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- How to Partner, Brand, Network and Market your Way to Millions when Banks are NOT Lending. Guest Speaker: J.T. Foxx (Entrepreneur, Teacher & Internationally Syndicated Radio Personality)

10.15.09 – Cheshire, CT – CTREIA Real Estate Rehab Subgroup Meeting

Hartford, CT - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Have you been watching Flip This House and wondering if you can do the same thing? Are you currently renovating properties and want to see what other people are doing?

10.15.09 – Cheshire, CT – CTREIA Real Estate Rehab Subgroup Meeting

Hartford, CT - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Have you been watching Flip This House and wondering if you can do the same thing? Are you currently renovating properties and want to see what other people are doing?

CB Richard Ellis Selected To Exclusively Lease One Of The Largest Vacancies In Hampton...

Norfolk, VA - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis is pleased to announce that it has been selected by USAA Real Estate Company to lease the former USAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Operations Building, a four-story, 368,668 square foot, Class A building, located at 5800 Northampton Boulevard.

Kilroy Supports Measure to Extend Tax Credit for Military Homebuyers

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy voted to amend the home-buying provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to benefit active-duty service members and other federal employees.

Luetkemeyer Joins Call to Expose Government Corruption Within Countrywide VIP Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today made the following statement on Ranking Member Darrell Issa’s call to subpoena all records and documents related to the Countrywide VIP Program in which special mortgage rates were promised to lawmakers in return for political support for what was once the nation’s largest mortgage originator

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Announces Hud Grants To District 30

Washington, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced a total of $34,155,666 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants for the 30th Congressional District of Texas.

Luetkemeyer Announces $367,000 Federal Loan for Affordable Housing in Crawford County

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer today announced that Leasburg Senior Citizens Homes, Inc. has received a $367,292 Agriculture Department loan to preserve and revitalize exisiting rural rental housing properties.

Lance Introduces Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, DC - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that he has introduced legislation to extend and expand the federal homebuyer tax deduction.

Visclosky Announces Federal Support for Housing Counseling in Northwest Indiana

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Grants to Help Families and Individuals Improve Housing Conditions. Washington, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued three grants to Northwest Indiana for housing counseling. The grants, which will go to the Housing Authority of the City of Hammond, Housing Opportunities, Inc., in Porter County, and the Lake County Community Economic Development Department, are intended to help families and individuals improve their housing conditions

Department of Finance Orders Meridian Mortgage Loan Modification Company to Cease Further Business Activities

Boise, ID - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Idaho Department of Finance announced today the issuance of a Cease and Desist Order against Meridian-based International Co-op LLC for engaging in unlicensed mortgage loan modification activities and for illegally charging distressed Idaho homeowners exorbitant upfront fees.

Georgetown receives funding for solar power plant

WASHINGTON, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Georgetown will be able to continue improving energy alternatives as part of a $100,000 project to develop a solar panel facility, Congressman John Carter (TX-31) announced today.

Brown Announces Support For New Bill Extending Tax Credit For First-Time Homebuyers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A tax credit that has helped more than 48,000 Ohio families purchase their first homes will expire on Dec. 1 unless Congress passes an extension.

Boston Receives $3M to Aid Lead Paint Abatement in Low-Income Homes

Latest HUD Grant Emphasizes Boston’s Continued Success of “Lead Safe Boston” Program. October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Menino today announced that the City will be awarded over $3M in federal Lead Based Paint Hazard Control funds to reduce the hazards of lead-based paint in homes located in the City’s low and moderate income neighborhoods. The award from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) is the tenth competitive federal funding award that the City’s Lead Safe Boston program has received since 1993. The funding, totaling more than $30 million, has enabled Boston to provide lead abatement services to more than 2000 homes citywide.

Boston Receives $3M to Aid Lead Paint Abatement in Low-Income Homes

Latest HUD Grant Emphasizes Boston’s Continued Success of “Lead Safe Boston” Program. October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Menino today announced that the City will be awarded over $3M in federal Lead Based Paint Hazard Control funds to reduce the hazards of lead-based paint in homes located in the City’s low and moderate income neighborhoods. The award from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) is the tenth competitive federal funding award that the City’s Lead Safe Boston program has received since 1993. The funding, totaling more than $30 million, has enabled Boston to provide lead abatement services to more than 2000 homes citywide.

Congressman Quigley Votes to Extend First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit for Military

WASHINGTON, DC - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last week, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) voted to extend the First-Time Homebuyer tax credit for members of the Armed Services who served abroad this past year. H.R. 3590, which extends the credit for qualifying military personnel through November 30, 2010, passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly by a 416-16 vote. The current tax credit is set to expire on November 30, 2009.

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