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Lynn CPA Pleads Guilty to Mortgage and Tax Charges

A Lynn accountant pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to assisting a multi-year mortgage fraud scheme by creating fraudulent tax returns and submitting fraudulent letters to lenders.

BLUMENTHAL & MURPHY INTRODUCE BILLS TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESSES WITH CRUMBLING...

U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced two bills— the Crumbling Foundations Small Business and Homeowners Assistance Act and the Aid to Homeowners

Boston Homes for the Brave awards BHA employees

Six Boston Housing Authority employees were recently recognized by the Boston Homes for the Brave for their efforts to end veteran homelessness in the city of Boston. Barbara Sheerin, Kathlin Curran, Daniel Sweeney, Matt Lincoln, Paul Acampora, and Shara Bubb each received a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of their outstanding efforts

Baker-Polito Administration Highlight Plan to End Youth Homelessness

During an event today at Framingham State University, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito highlighted a comprehensive plan to end youth homelessness in the Commonwealth, announced funding to local providers and a new housing pilot to support homeless youth.

Former Quincy Man Sentenced for $1.9 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme

A former Quincy man, who had been a fugitive for more than 20 years prior to his arrest in April 2017, was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with a $1.9 million real estate investment fraud scheme in Quincy.

Mayor Walsh Breaks Ground on Phase 1 of the Lenox/Camden Redevelopment in Roxbury

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Housing Authority (BHA) Administrator Bill McGonagle today kicked off a $23 million redevelopment of 367 affordable housing units at the Lenox/Camden Housing Development. In Phase One, BHA's developer Beacon Communities, will improve and preserve 72 units of affordable public housing on Camden Street in Roxbury.

Massachusetts Home Sales Down in December and Down for 2018

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that closed sales for both single-family homes and condominiums dropped year-over-year from last December. There was a one percent drop in median price for single-family homes and condominiums compared to this time last year.

Annual Realtor® Study Finds First-Time Home Buyers Remain a Significant Portion of the Market...

Massachusetts first-time home buyers maintained a strong foothold in the market in 2018 despite challenges like rising median prices and a historically-low number of homes

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $500,000 MassWorks Award for Somerville

Award addresses legacy sewer issues in Boynton Yards district, paving the way for redevelopment along Green Line Extension. The Baker-Polito Administration announced a $500,000 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for water and sewer improvements for the Boynton Yards area of Somerville.
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BIDDING BONANZA! Trump Administration Smashes Record for Offshore Wind Auction with $405 Million in...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced the completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters.

Dingell: Streams, Wetlands Critical to Clean Water

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced plans to roll back protections for wetlands and clean water

MassHousing to Provide $1.5 Million in Workforce Housing Financing for New Rental Housing Community...

MassHousing is providing $1.5 million in affordable housing financing from the Agency’s Workforce Housing Initiative to support the development of the Village at Nauset Green by Pennrose, LLC. The MassHousing workforce housing financing will allow the Village at Nauset Green

The Number of Massachusetts Single-Family Homes Put Under Agreement Up in November

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes put under agreement in the month of November rose two percent over the last year, marking a full year of year-over-year increases. Condominium pending sales for the month fell over last year.

Warren Unveils Historic Legislation to Confront America’s Housing Crisis

Legislation Would Produce More Than 3 Million New Housing Units, Reduce Rents for Working Families by 10%, and Create 1.5 Million New Jobs with No Deficit Impact; Bill Would Also Promote Home Ownership and Reverse Decades of Discriminatory Housing Policy

MASSHOUSING LAUNCHES NEW INVESTOR RELATIONS SITE IN ADVANCE OF UPCOMING BOND SALE

BondLink, the municipal market’s premier provider of investor outreach solutions, today announced the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) has launched an investor relations website, MassHousingBonds.com

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Senators Markey and Warren Request Release of Low-Income Home Energy Program...

Massachusetts Democratic Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren today asked Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to release the remaining ten percent of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) funds, amounting to approximately $300 million, to help families in Massachusetts and across the nation who need help heating and cooling their homes. construction scheduling

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Lynn CPA Pleads Guilty to Mortgage and Tax Charges

A Lynn accountant pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to assisting a multi-year mortgage fraud scheme by creating fraudulent tax returns and submitting fraudulent letters to lenders.