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Prolonged Housing Crisis Diminishes Confidence in the American Dream, 2015 Housing Matters Survey Finds

A significant majority of Americans believes the country is still not past the housing crisis that began seven years ago, according to a new survey of housing attitudes released today by MacArthur

To Address the Nation’s Affordable Housing Crisis, Norton Introduces Amendment to Fully Fund Section...

ongresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will introduce two amendments to the House fiscal year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations (THUD) bill. One Norton amendment would fully fund existing Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers by replenishing 67,000 Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers that were cut due to sequestration.

National Architecture + Planning Firm KTGY Expands Los Angeles 55+ Studio to Accommodate Rising...

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - February 24, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning national architecture and planning firm KTGY Group, Inc., has added 55+ housing industry veteran Doug Ahlstrom as a director to lead and expand the firm's Los Angeles 55+ Studio. With over 35 years of programming, planning, design and construction experience in the age-appealing, age-targeted and service-enriched seniors industry, Ahlstrom has directed and overseen the design of high-end as well as affordable and market rate assisted living and independent care communities, Alzheimer’s/memory support, adult day care, seniors' special needs and community wellness centers. Ahlstrom most recently served as a director of seniors housing at KEPHART and a principal with Professional Design Consultants.

Neighborworks America Announces New Neighborhood Marketing And Branding Initiative To Help Communities Hurt By...

Washington, D.C. - July 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit corporation that creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities, today announced a new initiative aimed at helping communities better market themselves in order to bolster housing demand and increase private sector investment. Sixteen communities from around the country were selected for the first stage of the program. The neighborhood marketing initiative fulfills the corporation’s pledge made recently at the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting in June

Lieutenant Governors Call on President, Congress to Address Housing Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) commends the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) for approving a resolution today that underscores the importance of homeownership and calls on Washington policymakers to take action to shore up the nation’s housing markets to achieve a long-lasting economic recovery.

Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Expires Dec 31 2012!

Las Vegas, NV - February 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- If you’ve been thinking about doing a short sale on your Nevada home, you might want to hurry up. The time is limited for homeowners who want to ensure they aren’t hit with a big tax bill beca...

Reps. Mike Thompson, Zoe Lofgren, Anna Eshoo Call on Obama Administration to Address Housing...

Washington, DC - January 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-1), Zoe Lofgren (CA-16) and Anna Eshoo (CA-14) led a group of 25 California Members of Congress in calling on President Barack Obama to address the housing crisis...

REALTORS® Offer Solutions for Workforce Housing Crisis

Washington, DC - December 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Public and private sector workers in the northwestern U.S. have limited access for affordable housing. In response, the National Association of Realtors®, in partnership with the National Housing Conference, will host a forum today in Portland, Ore., to address this crisis and encourage efforts to make housing more affordable to working class families.

RE/MAX Leader Sees End of Housing Crisis

Las Vegas, NV - March 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Chairman and Co-Founder Dave Liniger told a gathering of more than 5,000 real estate agents that the worst of the housing crisis has passed. At the annual convention of the global real estate franchisor, Liniger said that the industry must continue to pursue the training that will help homeowners in distress, but should also start planning for a post-crisis environment.

Written Testimony of Chief of Homeownership Preservation Office Phyllis Caldwell

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chairwoman Biggert, Ranking Member Gutierrez and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I appreciate the opportunity to share insights resulting from the Administration’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the most serious housing crisis since the Great Depression.

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KTGY Receives 2019 SAGE Honors for Regency Palms in Long Beach,...

KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements

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HARDEST HIT FUND RECIPIENT PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Raymond Cawthorne, 57, pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of public funds, Special Inspector General Christy Goldsmith Romero and U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced