Governor Rendell Announces Property Tax Relief For More Than 500,000 Seniors

200,000 more seniors encouraged to apply before dec. 31 deadline; revenue extends customer service hours HARRISBURG, November 7, 2007 – Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced...

The Missing Link in Green Building Design

Sacred Design has a positive impact on employees, productivity, and business relationships. ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco-friendly efforts have fueled the rise in...

Notice of Filing of Securities Class Action Against Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust,...

HAVERFORD, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The law firms of Chimicles & Tikellis LLP, Labaton Sucharow LLP and Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz...

Treasurer Wiessmann Encourages Lawmakers to Adopt Mortgage Disclosure Improvements

Applauds Statewide Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives  HARRISBURG, Nov. 5, 2007 —Treasurer Robin L. Wiessmann today supported the swift adoption of the proposed mortgage reform proposals to continue...

Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Opens For 2007-08 Season

HARRISBURG, Nov. 5, 2007 – The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program -- also known as LIHEAP -- opened today to help Pennsylvania families and individuals...

GMH Communities Trust Announces Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit and Other Related Litigation

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GMH Communities Trust (NYSE: GCT), one of the leading providers of housing, lifestyle and community solutions for...

Rep. Dent Announces $1 Million in Affordable Housing Grants

Three Lehigh Valley projects funded; first units in Overlook Park dedicated ALLENTOWN, PA, October 29, 2007 - U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) presented $1 million...

Governor Rendell Launches Statewide Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives

Says mortgage reforms need legislative action to prevent future crisis PHILADELPHIA , Oct. 29, 2007 – Homeowners across the state who are facing foreclosure because...

Court confirms decision nullifying Schuylkill Township ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new homes

LEMOYNE, Sept. 7, 2007 - The Pennsylvania Builders Association, the voice of the state’s homebuilding industry, today praised a ruling by the Commonwealth Court of...

Rendell Administration Continues Its Investment in Allentown’s Future

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Yablonsky today announced Pennsylvania's investment in an Allentown townhouse...

Insurance Department Urges Home Buyers To Become Familiar With Title Insurance

HARRISBURG, October 23, 2007 — The Pennsylvania Insurance Department today encouraged consumers to consider the potential benefits of purchasing title insurance when buying a home. “Buying...

GMH Communities Trust Acquires Ownership Interest in Navy Southeast Region Military Housing Privatization Project

Initiative Comprises 11 Naval Bases in Five States; One of the largest PPV Housing Initiatives to date NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GMH...

Sovereign Bank Participates in Pennsylvania Program to Help Struggling Homeowners

WYOMISSING, PA, October 12, 2007 -- Sovereign Bank today announced its participation in the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's (PHFA) Refinance to an Affordable Loan...

Housing Rehab Grants Will Help Local Homeowners Make Properties Safer, Attractive

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 12, 2007 - Homeowners in Allegheny County and Southside Clairton will be the beneficiaries of two grants from the Federal Home...

Turner Awarded $235 Million Contract For Second Phase of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA - October 10, 2007 - Turner Construction Company has been awarded a $235 million contract to complete Phase 2 of construction on the...

Congressman Dent helps lead passage of Affordable Housing Trust Fund

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent today applauded House passage of H.R. 2895, the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007, of which he is...

Wanted: Owner to Give New Life to Funeral Home

Hatfield Funeral Home Building to Be Auctioned Oct. 19 HATFIELD, Pa., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the possibilities -- a restaurant that specializes in "Death...

ProLogis Announces New Agreements With BMW of North America

Company Pre-Leases 1.2 Million Square Feet of Distribution Space to BMW in Pennsylvania and Illinois Warehouse Totaling 250,000 Square Feet Acquired in Sale-Leaseback Transaction...

HACP and KBK Awarded Tax Credits for Garfield Redevelopment

Pittsburgh, Sept. 14 2007 -- A crowd of nearly 100 Garfield residents and community stakeholders gathered at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church yesterday to meet...

Metro Commercial Negotiates Sale of Village Square Shopping Center

Highly visible 34,606 Berks County community center sold to Cherry Hill buyer Wyomissing, PA - October 8, 2007 - Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the region’s...

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

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Secretary Davin Tours Historic Buildings in Northwest Philadelphia, Discusses Importance of...

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin, hosted by Rep. Stephen Kinsey, toured four of the 16 historic houses, destinations, and museums in northwest Philadelphia, and discussed the role of historic building preservation in community development.