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Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means (HWM) released its state budget recommendations(link is external) for fiscal year 2016 (FY2016). The $38 billion budget includes strong support for many housing and homelessness prevention programs. Click here for a budget overview of these programs and here for a summary of CHAPA’s budget priorities.
AG Obtains $1.9 Million Judgment Against Lawrence Company Over Predatory Foreclosure Rescue and Legal...
A Lawrence financial and legal services company and its owner have been ordered by a judge to pay more than $1.9 million for preying upon vulnerable consumers during the foreclosure crisis and engaging in the unauthorized practice of law, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today
BOSTON - February 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced today that it has closed a $2.3 million permanent loan for the acquisition and redevelopment of the 52-unit Counting House Lofts in Lowell Counting House Lofts is being developed by WinnDevelopment of Boston.
MassHousing Closes $30.4 Million in Loans for the Acquisition, Renovation and Preservation of Affordability...
BOSTON, MA - July 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing announced today that it has closed $30.4 million in loans for the acquisition, renovation and preservation of affordability of the 129-unit Quincy Heights in Dorchester
WALTHAM, MA - June 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that more homes were put under agreement in the month of May than in any month since January 2004 when MAR began tracking this data. Condominium pending sales also hit their highest point in the nine years of tracking. Pending sales figures (also called homes under agreement) are a leading indicator of actual housing sales in Massachusetts for the following 2-3 months.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- To the residents, property owners, and proprietors of the impact area, I am so grateful for the resiliency of this great city, and the kindnesses that we have witnessed in this past week
BOSTON - April 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Weston real estate developer and entrepreneur who was apprehended in Cyprus nearly eight months after he was indicted on federal criminal charges was convicted yesterday of wire fraud in connection with his defrauding several individuals in 2008.
Boston, MA - March 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hines and Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) announced today that it will ceremonially break ground to celebrate the acquisition of 101 First Street, a land parcel sold by Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) for approximately $192 million. The sale of the 50,000- square-foot parcel closed today at nearly $4,000 per land foot. The firms are now set to develop the Transbay Transit Tower
March 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino hosted hundreds of homeowners and potential homebuyers at the Boston Home Center’s Housing Expo at the Perkins Community Center where he launched the new $3M 3D Campaign. The 3D Campaign is designed to preserve Boston’s iconic triple-deckers.
BOSTON, MA - September 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The owner and landlord of a Cambridge apartment building has been sued for violating state anti-discrimination, lead paint, consumer protection, and housing laws, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today.