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Brown Statement at Hearing on CEA, HUD Nominees
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – issued the following opening statement at today’s Banking Committee hearing on the nominations of Kevin Hassett for Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Pamela Patenaude for Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
ATTORNEY GENERAL CYNTHIA H. COFFMAN ANNOUNCES COLORADO TO RECEIVE $21.5 MILLION FROM S&P SETTLEMENT
DENVER - February 3, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that Colorado will receive $21,535,714 from Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC to resolve allegations S&P misled investors when it rated structured finance securities in the lead-up to the financial crisis and beyond. Colorado joins with 18 other states and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, in reaching an overall settlement totaling $1.375 billion.
Lee & Associates Completes $52.25M Sale of Denver Shopping Centers
DENVER, CO - January 09, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates is pleased to announce the sale of Quebec Square and Quebec 36 for $52,250,000. The 207,561 SF community retail shopping centers are located at 36th Ave. and Quebec St. in Denver, Colorado.
COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE CHARGES TWO ADDITIONAL FORECLOSURE LAW FIRMS WIH FRAUD
DENVER - December 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced civil law enforcement actions against foreclosure law firms Robert J. Hopp & Associates and The Hopp Law Firm, including its principal Robert Hopp and affiliated title company National Title, and The Vaden Law Firm, including its principal Wayne Vaden and affiliated title company City Park Title. The firms and their affiliated businesses are accused of inflating foreclosure costs charged to homeowners and others in violation of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act and the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Mike Coffman wants the VA out of the building business
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman said Friday that he plans to introduce legislation next year that would bar the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from running its own construction projects.
Contractor building VA hospital in Aurora, cancels contract and stops work
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal board of appeals ruled the Veterans Administration broke its contract with the contractor building the new VA hospital in Aurora. The contractor, Kiewit-Turner is stopping work at the project.
NEW YEAR BRINGS INCREASED HOUSING INVENTORY, SLOWDOWN IN SALES
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - April 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Most areas of Colorado saw an increase in housing inventory (properties available for purchase) during the first quarter of 2014 compared to the previous quarter (Q4 2013) ) according to Quarterly Market Statistical Reports released today by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR). New listings increased 35 percent statewide from Q4 2013 to Q1 2014 and 5 percent compared to Q1 2013. At the same time, overall sales slowed down 19 percent in Q1 2014 compared to Q4 2013 and slightly less than 1 percent compared to Q1 2013.
ADVICE FOR BUILDING SAFER AND STRONGER FROM FEMA SPECIALISTS
DENVER - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Littleton, Longmont, Louisville, Monument and N Lakewood to provide free rebuilding information Thursday, Oct....
Task Force recommends wildfire mitigation actions to protect lives, property and environment
DENVER - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health Task Force today presented a report to Gov. John Hickenlooper and General Assembly leadership that calls for developing a map of the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI),...
IRS to Waive Low-Income Housing Limits for Colorado Flood Victims
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) announcement that it is waiving certain low-income housing limitations for victims of Colorado’s recen...
Udall Welcomes Bureau of Reclamation, Estes Park Partnership to Help Rebuild Flood-Damaged Transportation Infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall, who has worked tirelessly to help Colorado rebuild in the wake of the recent, devastating flooding, welcomed the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's work with the town of Estes Park to re...
FEMA SPECIALISTS OFFER REBUILDING ADVICE
DENVER - - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Longmont and Louisville to provide free rebuilding information Saturday, Sept. 28, through Tuesday, Oct. 1.
ATTORNEY GENERAL SUTHERS WARNS POTENTIAL FLOOD LOOTERS TO EXPECT HARSH SENTENCES
DENVER - September 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado Attorney General John Suthers warned any potential looters of homes or property impacted by the floods to expect lengthy prison sentences for their crimes.
RENTERS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FEMA GRANTS
DENVER - September 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- FEMA Individual Assistance is not only for homeowners. It is also be available for eligible renters, and it could include a grant to help pay for temporary emergency housing.
Udall, Colorado Delegation Urges HUD to Expedite Flood Recovery Assistance
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Mark Udall and the Colorado Congressional delegation urged the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today to expedite assistance for rebuilding efforts after the...
Jamie and Brian Harris of Kentwood City Properties Support Charity Poker Tournament to Fight...
DENVER - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jamie and Brian Harris, leading broker associates and a husband/wife real estate team with Kentwood City Properties, are helping support the Fifth Annual “Ante-Up” Charity Poker Tournament to fight ...
ATTORNEY GENERAL SUTHERS DEMANDS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT END SEQUESTRATION OF FUNDS FOR RURAL AREAS
DENVER - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has written to U.S. Secretary of the Department Agriculture and all members of the Colorado Congressional delegation demanding that the federal government end the ...
ADDITIONAL PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ADDED FOR TWO COUNTIES
DENVER - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Boulder and Larimer counties will now have additional Public Assistance for permanent repair and replacement of disaster-damaged infrastructure. The counties were previously designated for Public Assist...
WHAT TO EXPECT – INSPECTIONS
DENVER - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- After Colorado survivors apply for federal help that includes aid for damage to their homes, housing inspections are the next step.
BE CAUTIOUS WHEN RETURNING TO A FLOOD-DAMAGED HOME
DENVER - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners returning to flood-damaged homes should use caution – structural damage may have made the house unsafe, electricity and gas may pose a threat, and animals may have taken up residence in the...