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2013-05-16 08:26:43

ReThink Celebrates Public Housing Residents' Stories of Success through Documentary-Style Storytelling to Show Reality CHESHIRE, Conn., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having a safe and stable home is a basic human need, but the reality is that for millions of Americans, a reasonable place to live is still financially out of reach. According to the recently fielded ReThink Survey: Perceptions of Public Housing 2013, the majority of Americans (83%) believe that all U.S. citizens deserve...

2013-05-10 23:25:47

Group Urges IRS to Address Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Recapture, Rural Housing Designation, Other Issues San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Members of the LIHTC Working Group on May 1, 2013 sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting that the agency add several affordable housing-related items to its 2013-2014 Guidance Priority List. The letter asks the IRS to clarify policies related to the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), rural housing designations and...

2013-05-08 16:22:39

Marin County Homeless Organization Raises Funds for Family Housing SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeward Bound of Marin, the primary provider of residential and support services for homeless individuals and families in Marin County, today launched a 'nonprofit IPO' with renowned investor Warren Buffett buying the first share. Rather than an "Initial Public Offering" of shares in a for-profit company, this IPO represents an "Immediate Public Opportunity ... to end...

2013-05-07 23:27:54

Advanced Realty Team, Inc. yesterday announced it would offer a “Mother´s Day Special” on three of the homes it marketing as rentals. The Dunedin, FL- Based boutique brokerage offers a service to people who want to sell a house in seven days by buying the house from them and then offering affordable housing with rental or rent-to-own program. Dunedin, FL 34698 (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Advanced Realty Team, Inc. yesterday announced it would offer a “Mother´s Day...

2013-05-07 23:03:50

Analysis released by Novogradac & Company LLP finds lower corporate tax rate and extended depreciation would lead to loss of hundreds of millions in equity raised for affordable rental housing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 If current corporate tax reform efforts are successful, the resulting changes to the tax code will affect the amount of equity that can be raised from the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), according to a report released by Novogradac & Company LLP....

2013-05-06 12:28:40

Citi Community Development Announces Winners of National Home Matters(TM) Contest PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Portland Housing Center and National NeighborWorks® Association today jointly host the West Coast launch of the Home Matters(TM) Movement, which aims to unite America around the essential role that Home plays as the bedrock for thriving lives, families, and a stronger nation. The event takes place in conjunction with the national training institute of...

2013-05-04 23:04:08

Investors interested in HUD homes for sale in Davenport FL choose ARMERealty.com to find interested buyers. Company rocks lead generation space for HUD homes in Davenport. Davenport, FL (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 The availability of HUD homes for sale in Davenport FL has been flourishing, thanks to the downturn of the market in that area. More and more foreclosed homes have been seized by the banks and the result is a drive to investment by buyers looking to invest in Davenport HUD homes for...

2013-05-02 08:27:59

Focus on Connecting Housing to Health System and Service Partnerships, Green Sustainable Housing, and Service Innovation COLUMBIA, Md., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing program is officially open for entries. Sponsored by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) and MetLife Foundation, the awards focus on best practices in health system and service partnerships, green sustainable housing, and service...

2013-04-24 16:21:30

Enterprise to Use NMTC Award to Revitalize Distressed Communities Across the United States COLUMBIA, Md., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. (Enterprise), a national leader in community development and affordable housing, today was awarded $50 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation from the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Enterprise is one of 85 Community Development Entities...

2013-04-20 23:01:43

Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, will be serving as a panelist at the 2013 Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing April 23 and 24 at the UIC Forum in Chicago. BMA is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, Ltd., will be serving as a panelist at the 2013 Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing scheduled for April 23 and 24 at the UIC Forum, 725...