Markey: Clean Power Plan Will Protect Public Health, Help Grow US Economy, Spark Clean...
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee and co-Chair of the Senate Climate Clearinghouse, released the following statement on and the Environmental Protection Agency and President Obama’s Clean Power Plan
McGovern, Bipartisan Group Urge HHS to Release Home Heating Assistance Funding
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) was joined by Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT), Alma S. Adams (D-NC), and Lou Barletta (R-PA), along with 71 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to urge for the swift release of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding. Releasing the funding will allow families in need to access critical resources to heat their homes during cold winter months. Click here to read the letter
Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® and Greater Boston Real Estate Board Testified on Behalf of...
Increasing the opportunity for aspiring homeowners to be able to live and work in Massachusetts was the goal of officials from the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board when they testified yesterday in support of the H.O.M.E. Bill before the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses at Massachusetts State House.
Governor Baker Announces Plans for Strategic Use of State Real Estate Assets
Governor Charlie Baker today outlined the administration’s Real Estate Asset Leveraging (REAL) Strategy for developing unused or underutilized Commonwealth properties into new opportunities for affordable or market-rate housing, reducing government expenses, increasing revenue without taxes, capital investment in state properties, economic development, or open recreational space. Across our state agencies and authorities, the Commonwealth highlighted 42 near-term opportunities for public-private partnerships at an open house for interested parties.
The Assessing Dept. has Implemented New Software & has made the Assessor’s Maps Available...
The Town of Framingham Assessing Department is pleased to announce that they are now using Patriot Properties’ AssessPro software system. Real Estate value information can be found on the link on the Assessing homepage under the SEARCH section, then Real Estate Database. The new software will provide more information to the public about property characteristics, classifications, and values.
Summer Market Remained Strong as Massachusetts Closed Home Sales Went Up Again in August
The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that the positive trend this summer was to continue as single-family home sales went up in August over nine percent compared to the same time last year. This is the third straight month of year-over-year increases in single-family home sales. The median price of single family homes was also up for the 12th time in the last 14 months.
Dorchester Affordable Housing Community will be Renovated and Have Affordability Extended as a Result...
BOSTON - February 6, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Low-income residents living in the 57-unit Nor-al Apartments in Dorchester will see significant property improvements and the extension of affordability for at least 20 years as a result of $8.3 million in MassHousing financing.