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Cardin Visits Southern Maryland for Solutions to Maryland’s Foreclosure Crisis Maryland currently has the...

Waldorf, Md. - June 12, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, convened a gathering of local housing officials, REALTORS and others working to assist Marylanders before and during the forec...

Hank helps homeowners prevent foreclosures with 2nd HomeSafe GA event in 2013

LITHONIA, GA - October 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Local homeowners participated in Saturday’s HomeSafe Georgia foreclosure prevention event at Salem Bible Church in Lithonia hosted by Rep. Hank Johnson along with representatives from credit counse...

AG Kilmartin and Mayor Taveras Host Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention and Loan Modification Workshop

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, in partnership with the Loan Modification Scam Alert campaign, will host a free mortgage foreclosure prevention and loan mo...

Foreclosure Prevention Effort Expanded to Recent Veterans, Furloughed Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The successful N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund has been expanded to help veterans recently separated from service and military or civilian workers who are currently furloughed or facing an impen...

Rep. Johnson fighting foreclosures with 2013 ‘Save the Dream’ event

LITHONIA, GA - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday, Oct. 5, Congressman Hank Johnson is hosting a community event to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure

Hank holds HomeSafe Ga. foreclosure prevention event in Conyers

CONYERS, GA - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 100 homeowners participated in Saturday’s HomeSafe Georgia foreclosure prevention event at Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers hosted by Rep. Hank Johnson, along with representatives ...

Rep. Johnson fighting foreclosures with 2 ‘Save the Dream’ events in fall of 2013

LITHONIA, GA - August 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 5, Congressman Hank Johnson is hosting community events to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure.

Michaud Bills Reforming VA’s Funding & Budgeting Cleared by House Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee voted to approve seven omnibus bills, which incorporate thirty-four pieces of legislation addressing a number of issues, including the disability cla...

Schuette Marks One-Year Anniversary of Homeowner Protection Fund: Announces New Victim Restitution Program

LANSING - August 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill Schuette today marked one-year since the historic Homeowner Protection Fund was signed into law with the announcement of a new victim restitution program designed to help residents ac...

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR WEST VIRGINA STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of West Virginia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renter...

Senate Majority Coalition Leader Jeff Klein, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein...

BRONX, NY - July 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Alongside Bronx foreclosure victim Daisy Vargas—and the four generations of family members who call her Castle Hill residence home—top elected leaders highlighted recently passed legislation aimed at ...

Grijalva Introduces Right to Rent Act of 2013 to Address Ongoing, Deepening Foreclosure Crisis...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today introduced the Right to Rent Act of 2013 (H.R. 2580), an updated version of a bill he originally introduced in 2009 to allow families facing foreclosure to remain in the...

Christie Administration Launches $10 Million Predevelopment Loan Fund For Affordable Rental Housing To Revitalize...

Trenton, NJ - June 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and its affiliate the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) today announced the creation of the Predevelopment Fund for Affordable Rental Housing...

DeLauro Reintroduces Legislation to Protect American Homeowners

WASHINGTON, DC - June 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) reintroduced the Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act today, a bill that will establish clear, national standards for mortgage lenders and help struggling homeowners...

Las Vegas Region May Home Sales

Las Vegas, NV - June 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Las Vegas-area home sales held at a seven-year high last month as activity above $200,000 continued to rise sharply and buyers used cash to purchase a record 59.6 percent of all homes sold. The median...

HUD Provides Grant for Housing Counselors

NASHVILLE, TN - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced last Tuesday they will provide $40 million in additional funding to housing counseling agencies across the country. The HUD grants ...

Research Identifies Strategies for Overcoming Affordable Housing Barriers in Ohio’s Appalachian Region

COLUMBUS - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) recently partnered with the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) to fund a research initiative to analyze the need for affordable housing and identify strategies t...

A.G. & O.C.A. Foreclosure Relief Bill Overwhelmingly Passes NYS Legislature

NEW YORK, NY - June 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that the New York State Legislature has passed the "Certificate of Merit" bill (A. 5582/S.4530A), which will help more New York families avoid foreclos...

Legislation Preserving the Foreclosure Redemption Period Heads to the Governor for Signature

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Michigan legislature passed legislation keeping the six-month foreclosure redemption period intact. Senate Bill 383 provides lending institutions with the flexibility to perform an insp...

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Illinois Families Stay in Their Homes

CHICAGO, IL - June 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat Quinn today signed a bill into law that will ensure struggling homeowners in Illinois have a grace period of up to 90 days before foreclosure - giving families extra time to get back on tra...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sheila Schmidt

Meridian Opens Phoenix-based Real Estate Office and Names Sheila Schmidt as...

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, announced today that industry veteran Sheila Schmidt has been hired as Vice President of Development. She will be based in Meridian’s new Phoenix office located at 2375 N. Camelback Road, Suite 600 and will lead the company’s development efforts in the southwestern region of the United States

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Public Interest Groups Applaud FHFA Move to Expand Resources for LEP...

Today, a group of civil rights and consumer advocacy organizations, including Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, the Center for Responsible Lending, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Consumer Action, Empire Justice Center, National CAPACD, National Consumer Law Center, National Fair Housing Alliance, and UnidosUS, convened by the Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) Language Access Task Force, applauded the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for launching