Huizenga Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation To Help Low & Middle Income Americans

Washington, DC - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) introduced the Consumer Mortgage Choice Act - H.R. 1077, a bipartisan piece of legislation that would amend and clarify the qualified mortgage definition...

CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrest of Tampa Plumber for Fraud

TALLAHASSEE - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Timothy Wayne Sexton, 25, owner of Plumbing Rescue Company located in Tampa. On several occasions Plumbing Rescue employees a...

Secretary Salazar Approves Three Renewable Energy Projects in California and Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the approval of three major renewable energy projects that, when built, are expected to deliver 1,100 megawatts to the grid – enough to power more than 340,000 homes – and help support more than 1,000 jobs through construction and operations

Bay Area Home Sales Ease Amid Tight Supply; Median Price Up Again from 2012

La Jolla, CA - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bay Area home sales eased back a notch while prices continued their upward off-bottom bounce last month, the result of a slow rebalancing act in a market environment of constrained supply and finicky ...

The Ballen Group Has Just Closed Another Las Vegas Real Estate Transaction.

Las Vegas, NV - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, A Las Vegas real estate team who specializes in Summerlin, Las Vegas and surrounding areas has closed another Las Vegas Real Estate Transaction. This time, The Ballen Group resented...

City of Atlanta Ranks 5th on EPA’s 2012 List of Cities with the Most...

ATLANTA, GA - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The metropolitan Atlanta area ranks fifth on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2012 list of cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings. Buildings earning Energy Star certific...

Housing Protections Fall Short for Domestic Violence Survivors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- One week after President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty has released a new report showing that state action is still urgently needed to prevent homelessness for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Costa Announces More Than $5.3 Million to Combat Valley Homelessness

Washington, DC - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Jim Costa announced more than $5.3 million has been awarded to Fresno and Madera County organizations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds were made availa...

Mortgage rescue scheme helps first local family

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has just helped its first family to avoid repossession through a new mortgage rescue scheme which assists families who face losing their home.

Assembly calls for urgent review of impact of Universal Credit on London’s housing crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The London Assembly today called on the Mayor to launch an urgent review of the potential impact on London of the Government’s plans to change the way housing benefits are paid, amid fears that ...

Waters and Capuano Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Federal Housing Administration

Washington, DC - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, reintroduced the FHA Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act. The legislation, co-sponsored by Representative Mi...

Remarks of Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller at the Governor’s Housing Conference...

BALTIMORE, MD - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Good morning. Thank you, Secretary Skinner, for that kind introduction, and thanks for inviting me here today. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to talk about the housing market with you, and ...

ULI to Advise on Building Healthy Living Environments in Three Colorado Communities; First Assignment...

DENVER - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three panels of nationally renowned land use and community development experts convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) will be recommending strategies for creating healthy living environments in three Co...

Regulatory Burdens on Small Business Hurt Housing, Economy, Builders Tell Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal agencies are circumventing the intent and the letter of a law to make the regulatory process more cost effective and less burdensome for small businesses, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today. As a result, the regulatory process continues to unnecessarily increase compliance costs and is acting as a drag on the housing and economic recovery

Affordable housing boost

March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A £1.5m BOOST to help build more affordable rented housing in the Dundee has been welcomed by the city council. he Scottish Government announcement brings the total available to £7.7m up to 2015.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Kamran Charmsaz

Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

SEIA

New Bill Aims to Give Calif. Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits More...

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended legislation filed in the California Legislature on Friday that would make it easier for businesses, schools, nonprofits and municipalities to access solar energy. In turn, this will help generate thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars of investment in the state.