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The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has announced a $287,500 grant to help Intunity, formerly known as the Housing Foundation of West Tennessee (HFWT), acquire and renovate eight homes in Madison County for the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
TNECD Announces Five Counties Chosen to Participate in Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program Fall...
Counties chosen for industrial inventory assessment program NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the five counties chosen to participate in the fall round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP)
Memphis-area home sales for August increased 12.6 percent from a year ago, with 1,738 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 7.2 percent from July, when there were 1,621 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 6.0 percent, at $175,423. Inventory decreased 1.2 percent, with 5,666 units listed for sale. YTD sales volume increased by 10.8 percent, at $1.95 billion.
A first-of-its-kind study uses THDA home loan data to identify the impact of homebuyer education classes on default and foreclosure rates. The new study shows the odds of foreclosure were 42 percent lower among participants in THDA’s down payment assistance program who completed a homebuyer education (HBE) class compared to participants who did not.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter today kicked off a week of working alongside Habitat for Humanity homeowners and hundreds of volunteers in Memphis, Tennessee, to build and repair homes during Habitat’s 33rd Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Tennessee Housing Development Agency will serve as the lead sponsor of Habitat for Humanity’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Memphis, Tennessee, taking place Aug. 21-26, 2016. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, local families will build or improve their homes alongside President and Mrs. Carter and hundreds of volunteers. Projects during the week will include new home construction, neighborhood beautification and home modifications for seniors.
U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, released the following statement today after a Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) stress test concluded that government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could require a taxpayer-funded bailout of over $125 billion in the case of a severe economic crisis.
Memphis-area home sales for June increased 5.9 percent from a year ago, with 1,781 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 15.7 percent from May, when there were 1,539 total sales. Average sales price from June-to-June was up 5.2 percent, at $182,206. Inventory increased 1.9 percent, with 5,639 units listed for sale. YTD sales volume increased by 9.8 percent, at $1.34 billion.
MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN...
Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.
As the summer season winds down, college students begin preparations for the fall semester. While some will be first-time students moving into residence halls, many will be moving off-campus and living on their own for the first time. The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges students and their parents to choose fire-safe off-campus housing and discuss fire safety practices in order to prevent potentially life-threatening situations