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Metro Credit Union works with the City of Boston to prevent foreclosures and provide...

October 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Metro Credit Union was recently approved as a lending partner for the Boston Home Center. Metro will collaborate with the Boston Home Center to develop and enhance mortgage programs aimed at placing homeowners in...

Mayor Thomas M. Menino Joins Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley to Celebrate Opening of Affordable...

Boston, MA - October 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, the Planning Office for Urban Affairs (POUA), Pine Street Inn, and a number of state and local officials to cele...

U.S. Reps. McGovern, Markey, LaTourette, Larson, Welch Call For Immediate Release of Home Heating...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the Department of Energy (DOE) reporting an increase in the price for most heating fuels this winter, Congressmen Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), James P. McGovern (D-Mass.), Steven C. LaTouret...

Parks Department Receives Preservation Awards

October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two preservation projects on property overseen by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department were recognized with 2011 Preservation Achievement Awards at the annual awards ceremony hosted by the Boston Preservatio...

Inspectional Services Issues Winter Preparedness Advisory

October 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the winter months are fast approaching, the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) would like to remind homeowners and tenants to prepare for the winter early. According to the Massachusetts State Sanitary Cod...

Tierney Continues to Press Administration to Ensure that Homeowners Receive a Fair-Shake From Mortgage...

Washington, DC - October 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Tierney (MA-06) will join a group of lawmakers in a meeting with Acting Director Edward DeMarco of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to discuss President Obama's pr...

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Releases “State Foreclosure Prevention Efforts in New England: Mediation...

BOSTON, MA - September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Foreclosure initiations spiked in all the New England states during the recent economic downtown, ranging from a peak of less than 3.0% of outstanding mortgages in Vermont in 2010 to a peak of 5.5% ...

MassHousing Closes $45 Million Loan for Acquisition and Preservation of Affordable Housing in Lowell

BOSTON, MA - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced today that it has closed a $45 million loan for the acquisition and preservation of the 432-unit Westminster Village Arms apartments in Lowell.

MassHousing Announces Second Best Lending Year in Agency’s 45-Year History

BOSTON, MA - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced today that it provided $792.5 million for affordable housing in fiscal year 2011, helping to drive the Agency to its second-best lending year in its 45-year history.

Tierney, Lawmakers, Renew Call for Meeting with Housing Regulator

Washington, DC - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Tierney joined Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman Dennis Cardoza, Co-Chair of the Housi...

Mayor Menino “Welcomes Home” 12 First-Time Homebuyers of Foreclosed Properties

Boston, MA - September 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined Evelyn Friedman, Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND), and 12 first-time homebuyers of formerly foreclosed properties for a housewarming celebration on Rockwell Street in Dorchester.

MassHousing Honors Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank for its Commitment to Affordable Home...

Boston, MA - September 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the second year in a row, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank made more affordable MassHousing home mortgage loans than any other Barnstable County lender.

Boston Receives $20.5M HUD Grant to Transform Dorchester’s Quincy Corridor

Boston, MA - September 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan as HUD announced that Boston is receiving $20.5M to redevelop the Woodledge/Morrant Bay Apartments and revitalize Dorchester’s Quincy Corridor.

Boston Bar Foundation Announces Grants of $1.1 Million

Boston, MA - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) today announced grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 Massachusetts community organizations providing a wide variety of core legal services -- from domestic violence and immigration to housing and homelessness. The $1.1 million represents an almost $50,000 increase in core legal services grants, compared with F.Y. '10.

MassHousing Honors NE Moves Mortgage for Being a Top-Producing Lender

BOSTON, MA - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing has honored NE Moves Mortgage for being the Agency's top retail producer of first mortgages in 2010, an award the Waltham-based lender has won for the third consecutive year. NE Moves originated 150 MassHousing first mortgages for a total of $34.5 million in financing during calendar year 2010. In addition to being MassHousing's top retail producer in 2010, 2009 and 2008, NE Moves was MassHousing's top overall producer of first mortgages in 2006 and 2007.

MassHousing Honors Seven Lenders for Commitment to Affordable Housing

BOSTON, MA - August 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing has honored seven of its 2010 top-producing home mortgage lending partners for their commitment to affordable homeownership.

MassHousing Closes $28.9 Million in Loans to Renovate and Preserve Nearly 500 Public Housing...

BOSTON, MA - August 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced today that it has closed $28.9 million in loans to renovate and preserve nearly 500 public housing apartments in East Boston and Dorchester.

MassHousing Announces Loan Closing of $7.1 Million to Preserve Affordable Housing for Senior Citizens...

BOSTON, MA - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced a loan closing today of $7.1 million to preserve affordability for senior citizens at the 80-apartment Lamplighter Village in Canton.

MA Wins $63.4 Mil To Expand Econ Development, Affordable Housing, Supportive Services

BOSTON, MA - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators John Kerry and Scott Brown, along with Representatives Edward Markey, Jim McGovern, John Tierney, Stephen F. Lynch, and Niki Tsongas announced that 18 Massachusetts cities and towns will receive more than $63.4 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support economic development projects, increase affordable housing opportunities, improve area homeless shelters, and expand support services for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Kerry, Brown, McGovern, Capuano: $2 Million for Housing Help for Veterans in Worcester and...

BOSTON, MA - July 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators John Kerry and Scott Brown, along with Congressmen Jim McGovern and Michael Capuano, today announced that two organizations that help homeless veterans in Massachusetts will receive two million dollars from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve housing and expand support services for those with very low incomes.

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CONSTRUCTION LAYOFFS SPREAD RAPIDLY AS CORONAVIRUS SHUTS DOWN PROJECTS, IN CONTRAST...

More than a quarter of construction firms responding to an online survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America last week reported they had furloughed or terminated