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Dorchester Man Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud and Identity Theft

BOSTON - May 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Dorchester man was sentenced yesterday for operating a mortgage fraud scheme to sell his own home and to buy other residential properties.

Former Quincy Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion Schemes and Theft from Federal Housing...

BOSTON - March 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former Quincy man, now living in New Hampshire, was convicted yesterday for carrying out two elaborate tax evasion schemes and theft of federal housing assistance funds.

Justice Department Resolves Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Housing Authority

WASHINGTON, DC - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department today announced that it has reached an agreement resolving its lawsuit against the Fitchburg, Mass., Housing Authority and its executive director, Robert W. Hill. The lawsuit alleged that the Fitchburg Housing Authority and Hill violated the Fair Housing Act by adopting and implementing policies that denied tenants with disabilities other than mobility impairments the opportunity to transfer between apartments within Fitchburg’s public housing neighborhoods.


What the heck is a condotel?

Have you ever dreamed of living in a hotel? Just imagine: You'd have housekeepers, valet drivers, room service and more -- all there to...


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