Tennessee State Government and Public Real Estate News

Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced the Fairness in Public Housing Act. This bill would require tenants in public housing who have earned more than 125% of Median Area Income for more than one year to move out so that other needy families can move in
Tennessee Housing Development Agency has hired Stephen A. Fisher to open its new servicing division. Fisher created the Loan Servicing Department at West Virginia Development Fund in 1989, bringing servicing in-house from 40 lenders.
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Shelby County a $60 million grant for the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan to help address unmet recovery needs in Memphis and Shelby County from the 2011 floods and protect Memphians from future flooding disasters.
Governor Bill Haslam has named Memphis-area homebuilder Kim Grant Brown to serve on the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Board of Directors. Brown, a daughter and granddaughter of homebuilders, built her first home the summer between her junior and senior years of college.
Governor Bill Haslam has named Chattanooga’s James (Jim) Sattler to serve on the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Board of Directors. Sattler has a long term of service on the Chattanooga Housing Authority, the last four years as vice chairman of the Board of Commissioners. He is a developer with Chestnut Development Partners.
Memphis-area home sales for December decreased 0.9 percent from a year ago, with 1,367 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 25.9 percent from November, when there were 1,086 total sales. Average sales price from December-to-December was up 9.0 percent, at $156,102. Inventory decreased 4.8 percent, with 5,793 units listed for sale. Monthly sales volume YTD increased 7.9 percent to $2.60 billion for the whole of 2015
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today sent a letter to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julian Castro regarding the safety and living conditions at the Peppertree Apartments in Memphis.
The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® announced the recipients of its 2015 awards, including REALTOR® of the Year. Glenn Moore, of Glenn Moore Realty, was named 2015 REALTOR® of the Year. Laura Flaniken of Coldwell Banker Collins-Maury was named 2015 REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® of the Year. The 2015 Affiliate of the Year honor went to Kelly Jones of Movement Mortgage. Pat Beech of Arlena Enos REALTORS® received the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award. Ron Poe of The Poe Firm received the 2015 Shorty Watkins Award
THDA will provide $500,000 to help Urban Housing Solutions develop a second apartment complex where Nashvillians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) can live as independently as possible
A sharp decline in the share of home purchase loans going to African-American borrowers has been among the most significant and lasting effects of mortgage market crisis in Tennessee, according to a new study from THDA
Corker Looks Forward to Successful Markup of Housing Finance Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 31, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, issued the following statement today after Chairman Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) announced the committee will markup the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act (S.1217), a bipartisan bill introduced last year by Corker and Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) and cosponsored by a bipartisan group of 10 senators, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. more »

 
Government and Public Real Estate News by State
Real Estate News by Alabama
Real Estate News by Colorado
Real Estate News by Georgia
Real Estate News by Iowa
Real Estate News by Maryland
Real Estate News by Missouri
Real Estate News by New Jersey
Real Estate News by Ohio
Real Estate News by South Carolina
Real Estate News by Vermont
Real Estate News by Alaska
Real Estate News by Connecticut
Real Estate News by Hawaii
Real Estate News by Kansas
Real Estate News by Massachusetts
Real Estate News by Montana
Real Estate News by New Mexico
Real Estate News by Oklahoma
Real Estate News by South Dakota
Real Estate News by Virginia
Real Estate News by Arizona
Real Estate News by Delaware
Real Estate News by Idaho
Real Estate News by Kentucky
Real Estate News by Michigan
Real Estate News by Nebraska
Real Estate News by New York
Real Estate News by Oregon
Real Estate News by Tennessee
Real Estate News by Washington
Real Estate News by Arkansas
Real Estate News by DC
Real Estate News by Illinois
Real Estate News by Louisiana
Real Estate News by Minnesota
Real Estate News by Nevada
Real Estate News by North Carolina
Real Estate News by Pennsylvania
Real Estate News by Texas
Real Estate News by West Virginia
Real Estate News by California
Real Estate News by Florida
Real Estate News by Indiana
Real Estate News by Maine
Real Estate News by Mississippi
Real Estate News by New Hampshire
Real Estate News by North Dakota
Real Estate News by Rhode Island
Real Estate News by Utah
Real Estate News by Wisconsin
Real Estate News by Wyoming