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A redevelopment plan for a Chicago site presented by a team from the University of Texas at Austin has taken top honors in the 2017 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Hines Student Competition, an ideas competition that provides graduate students the opportunity to devise a comprehensive design and development scheme for a large-scale site in an urban area. Members of the team were awarded a first-place prize of $50,000 after the conclusion of the competition on April 6.
A federal jury has found the entities formerly known as Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation (Allied Capital) and Allied Home Mortgage Corporation (Allied Corporation) as well as president and CEO Jim C. Hodge liable in connection with more than a decade of fraudulent misconduct related to Allied’s participation in the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance program. Samuel L. Bryant Investments – Houston Warehouse Space for Rent & Lease
US LABOR DEPARTMENT SEEKS REINSTATEMENT, BACK PAY, DAMAGES FROM LEADING BUILDING MATERIALS COMPANY FOR...
Allegation: The U.S. Department of Labor has sued Martin Marietta Materials Inc. after an investigation by the department’s Wage and Hour Division found that the employer violated the Family Medical Leave Act. Investigators from the division’s San Antonio District Office found that Martin Marietta wrongfully denied the complainant the right to reinstatement by refusing to restore him to his original position, or by offering an equivalent position within the company
San Antonio, TX - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) renewed $4,040,000.00 of federal funding for...
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Austin Mayor Steve Adler was joined by U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro Friday...
Commissioner Mattax appoints three to Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association Board of...
Insurance Commissioner David Mattax has appointed three members to serve on the board of directors of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association. The board oversees the association, which helps to protect Texans if a property and casualty insurer fails.
Rep. Cuellar Adds Language in Transportation-HUD Funding Bill to Enforce Public Housing Income Requirements
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the inclusion of language in the Fiscal Year 2017 U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations bill that encourages the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and local public housing authorities to reduce the number of residents who exceed the maximum income requirements (“over-income residents”) in order to provide housing assistance to vulnerable persons and families who are most in need. The bill passed out of the full U.S. House Appropriations Committee Tuesday.
Texas residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in March will not lose Social Security benefits, pay additional taxes, or give up income-based benefit programs if they accept federal or state disaster aid. This includes homeowners, renters and businesses in Erath, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hood, Jasper, Limestone, Marion, Newton, Orange, Parker, Shelby and Tyler counties who register for disaster assistance.
Free pre- and post-purchase education, mortgage credit courses result in more informed buyers positioned for success. First time home buying is among the biggest and most complex decisions most of us will make in our lives. Besides the financial commitment, buying a home also comes with a whole new world of unfamiliar terms and responsibilities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- This Week – Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and co-founder and...
Pine Creek Place, a 1970s-era home in Fredericksburg, Texas, has been selected as the South Central regional winner in 2015 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The home also received the 2015 BALA for Remodel of the Year
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that Collin County District Court in Texas granted a motion for summary judgment in MERS’ favor reinstating the MERS lien on the property, which the Court found to be “in full force and effect.”
Texas home sales purchased by international homebuyers contributed $8.32 billion to the Texas economy between April 2014 and March 2015, according to the 2015 Texas International Homebuyers Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce that, in partnership with its member financial institutions, it has awarded more than $7.6 million in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants to 30 projects, primarily within its five-state District.
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today after voting to give Congress and the American people control over the president’s existing power to negotiate trade agreements
A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) has opened in Taylor, Texas, to serve homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding
Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announces the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded grants and loans to Duval County and to the City of Alton for water projects and improvements as part of their Earth Day 2015 Project Selection
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates because "it's a sad day" when heirs face huge financial burdens after someone dies, Rep. Buddy Carter told Newsmax.The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates because "it's a sad day" when heirs face huge financial burdens after someone dies, Rep. Buddy Carter told Newsmax.
Vela Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation in South Texas Focusing on Transportation and Infrastructure Development
U.S. Representative Filemon Vela, D-Texas, hosted U.S. Representative Bill Shuster, R-Pennsylvania, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure at the Port of Brownsville. Chairman Shuster is participating in a bipartisan transportation and infrastructure congressional delegation visit to South Texas
On Friday, May 23, 2014, Congressman Al Green released the following statement on the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro to be the Director of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
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