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Donnelly, Toomey, Peters, Cotton, Manchin Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Affordable Manufactured Housing
Allentown, Pa. - U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Gary Peters (D-MI) reintroduced the Preserving Access...
PITTSBURGH, PA (November 29, 2016) - The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks & Recreation (Citiparks) today...
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently reopened the Solar Energy Program (SEP) for applications, offering...
PHFA honored the work of the state’s private sector housing counselors today at the Harrisburg Hilton. These counseling agencies help PHFA achieve its housing mission by assisting state residents with questions about homeownership, home foreclosure and their personal credit score so they can make better informed housing decisions.
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed the trial court’s order granting summary judgment in MERS’ favor
Oxford Mills, a mixed-use development of apartments and commercial space in Philadelphia, has been selected as the North Atlantic regional winner in the 2015 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
The REALTORS® Property Resource website has lots of great information and tools for both commercial practitioners and residential/commercial REALTORS®. To help spread the word about the Commercial Realtors® Property Resource, RPR has a robust schedule of training webinars.
Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] cosponsored the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Act of 2015 (H.R. 499) to allow local governments to more easily access private funds for waste water and water infrastructure projects. Specifically, the bill would provide parity for waste water and water infrastructure projects funded with Public Activity Bonds (PAB) by uncapping the amount that municipalities can issue.
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has approved nearly $8.1 million for 44 housing projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing in 28 counties. These projects are being supported by the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund, which is administered by PHFA and funded by Act 13’s impact fee on natural gas producers.
The National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice is holding a community convening Thursday in East Liberty to discuss its national project on police-community relations. The event is open to the publi
NAI Summit’s John Crampsie recently represented the Diocese of Allentown in a multi-year lease transaction for almost 30,000 sf at Riverside Business Center in Whitehall, PA.
Governor Corbett Announces Grant Award to Help Cumberland County Residents with Permanent Physical Disabilities...
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development awarded the Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities a $132,000 Keystone Communities Accessible Housing grant that will help county residents living with permanent physical disabilities make necessary modifications to remain in their homes.
The online committee form is now available through PARealtor.org. We are also asking you to complete a Member Profile Form prior to completing your committee requests for 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, the conference committee tasked with coming up with a topline spending number for FY 2014 reached a deal. They’ve come up with a deal that would set FY 2014 total spending at around $1 trillion – somewhere in the middle of the House and Senate’s proposed spending levels (though unfortunately closer to the House’s lower spending level)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Greengate Commons, the first construction project by the Westmoreland County Housing Authority in about three decades, has its first tenants.
Harrisburg - July 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) has figured prominently in another national energy award, as the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) today named Bostonia Partners as the winner of the 2013 CDFA Excellence in Energy Finance Award.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and manager of an apartment complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with discriminating against families with children. HUD’s charge alleges that the manager discouraged families from applying for housing by making biased statements and placing discriminatory advertising on craigslist.org.
PHFA exceeds EHLP foreclosure prevention allocation and receives additional funding to help all homeowners...
HARRISBURG, PA - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today announced that it exceeded its $105 million allocation from the federal government through the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program by approximately $3 million.