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Federal Tax Credits to Create, Preserve Affordable Housing across the State

Six developers across the state were recently awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), a key federal funding source for creating and preserving affordable housing. The tax credits will provide almost $31 million in upfront cash equity to be used...

WCDA Awards $580,850 in Affordable Housing Tax Credits

Mayor John G. Ducey is proud to announce the kickoff of a pilot program for a Community Garden in Brick. The pilot program will provide 10 raised garden beds located at the Township’s Havens Homestead (Havens Farm) property on Herbertsville Road. The garden beds are available to Township residents who do not have an area available to them for growing their own flowers, fruits and vegetables.

CHFA Announces Syndicator-Developer Forum – Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Please join the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority for a discussion on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

Sandpaper Article Regarding Property Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to a recent article in the Sandpaper regarding the increases in property taxes for businesses’ in Stafford Township I want to take this opportunity to set the record straight. In 20...

McIntyre Announces Over $9 Million For Improvements to Bladen County Multi Family Housing Units

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today $9,330,613 in federal funds to make improvements to six different multi-family housing units in Bladen County.

Bateman-Ciattarelli-Simon Laud Vote on School Consolidation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman, Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli and Assemblywoman Donna Simon, all R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer and Middlesex, voiced their approval for last Tuesday’s v...

New Markets Tax Credits: Unlocking Investment Potential

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This Insights report describes the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program and the major considerations banks may need to address when using the tax credits to support community and economic deve...

Congressman Webster Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Saving for Home Down Payments

Winter Garden, - August 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representatives Daniel Webster (R-FL), John Carney (D-DE), Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), and Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) announced the introduction of H.R. 2929, the “Creating Homeownership Opportunities...

Suffolk County Legislature Approves Resolution to Strengthen and Improve Regulating Home Improvement Contractors

Hauppauge, NY - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Suffolk County Legislature has approved legislation presented by the County Executive to strengthen Suffolk County’s occupational licensing law to protect the residents of Suffolk County...

U.S. Senate Passes Congressman Denny Heck’s First Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Senate approved Congressman Denny Heck’s first bill last night by a unanimous, bipartisan voice vote. The bill, cosponsored by Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA), gives the Federal Hou...

Wicker Fights to Protect Taxpayers in Federal Housing Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) is spearheading efforts to guarantee federal housing funding is going to the most vulnerable Americans while calling for new accountability and transparency gra...

Owners of property damaged by wildfire, natural disaster may qualify for tax reli

Helena - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Montana Department of Revenue encourages Montana property owners whose homes or forestlands are damaged or destroyed during wildfire season to apply for property tax relief.

Merkley Introduces Bills to Help Middle Class Families with New Home Refinancing Options

WASHINGTON, DC - July 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley introduced the Rebuilding American Homeownership Act to help middle class families by providing new refinancing options for homeowners. The bill would allow und...

PATH Act to End Taxpayer Bailout and Create Sustainable Housing Finance System Passes Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Andy Barr released the following regarding yesterday’s passage by the Financial Services Committee of H.R. 2767, The Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act (PATH Act), legis...

Kirk Stresses Key Role of Community Banks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today released a statement on the role of community banks in the housing finance system, and expressed his support f...

Governor Shumlin Announces $2 Million in Downtown Tax Credits

MORRISVILLE - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the allocation of nearly $2 million in tax credits to support about $18 million in building improvements and investment to help revitalize Vermont’s downtowns and communit...

Real property taxes are due soon

L?HU‘E - July 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2013-2014 tax year are due on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Robert Hurt Statement Following Committee Hearing Examining Legislative Proposal To End Taxpayer Bailouts Of...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the below statement following the Financial Services Committee hearing examining the Protecting American Taxpayers And Homeowners Act, a legislative pr...

LOS ANGELES COUNTY PROPERTY ASSESSMENT ROLL INCREASES THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR

LOS ANGELES, CA - July 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Assessor Santos Kreimann released the 2013 Los Angeles County Assessment Roll. The assessment roll reflects the value of all taxable property in Los Angeles Cou...

June home sales ebb, as median home price continues upward trend

LOS ANGELES, CA - July 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- California home sales pulled back in June as home prices continued to climb, with most regions posting healthy double-digit year-over-year gains and the statewide median price maintaining above the ...

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Dan Riley JVDirectorChair

National Broker Portal Names New Board Member, Chair

The Board of Managers of the National Broker Portal, a joint venture between Broker Public Portal (BPP) and Homesnap, today announced Daniel J. Riley, Esq., of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has joined its Board and become its Chairman. Riley is Executive Vice President of Administration at Howard Hanna, ranked as the third largest real estate firm in the U.S. by REAL Trends

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Abode Communities

Affordable Housing Developers Welcome Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino

Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), will celebrate the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles.