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March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The nation’s home builders are challenging a Dec. 8 federal regulatory ruling that an Arizona riverbed fed by sewers and storm runoff is a “traditional navigable water” – a decision with far-reaching implications for home buyers and property owners for miles around.
March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Qualified Phoenix residents may be eligible to participate in the city of Phoenix Utility Repair and Replacement Program.
Phoenix, AZ - March 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Potential homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to help buy an affordable foreclosed single family home, townhouse or condominium in the city of Phoenix
March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — SAHBA Builder Magazine, working in partnership with Arizona Lithographers, has been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a “green” publication.
SAN FRANCISCO - March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Pro Properties, Inc., one of Phoenix’s largest property management companies, was fined $7,500 for violating federal lead-based paint disclosure requirements at numerous apartment buildings in the Phoenix area.
March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association's quarterly "Builder Magazine" is now a certified "green" publication. The magazine is being published using energy offsets. The wind-power offset is equal to reducing air emissions by about 1,157 pounds, SAHBA said
WASHINGTON - February 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Expanded tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements in the new economic stimulus package puts more money in consumers' pockets by providing financial incentive for home owners to go green on their renovation projects in 2009 and 2010.
February 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Arizona and the nation are suffering an economic crisis. We have seen our neighborhoods, schools and roads decline. Our daily newspapers and TV news broadcasts report large numbers of layoffs, foreclosures, education cuts and a rising number of uninsured people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva announced today that more than $12 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) grants have been awarded to fund three projects in Pima and Maricopa counties.
January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Tucson Association of Realtors is seeking businesses that specialize in environmentally friendly products or services to be part of a “Green Show” at the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association Spring Home & Patio Show, planned for April 3-5 at the Tucson Convention Center.
Arizona Department of Housing Receives $683,060 to Support Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Efforts
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Housing has announced that it has received $683,060 to support the continuation of the state’s foreclosure prevention counseling efforts. The much -needed boost will enable an existing network of 13 community -based organizations across Arizona to provide continued assistance to homeowners in danger of foreclosure.
The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association's 37th annual Fall Home & Garden Show kicks off Friday, Oct. 10, at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave., and continues through Sunday, Oct. 12.
September 19, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Have you ever wondered what happens to your garbage once it's picked up by the city? Do you know what kind of trees to plant at your home and where?
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging her Arizona colleagues in the Senate, John McCain and Jon Kyl, to support extending the solar investment tax credit for eight years.
September 4, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Learn about fair housing practices and laws at a free two-hour workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Phoenix City Hall, assembly room A, 200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix residents are encouraged to take advantage of the city's free, portable vacuum cleaners with special filters designed to remove lead particles in dust, paint and other home surfaces.
Three homebuilders in the Tucson region have grabbed top honors for environmentally friendly "sustainable building design and construction" from Calvert, a diversified investment management firm that touts "sustainable and responsible investing."
PHOENIX - Governor Janet Napolitano announced today the latest effort in a series of state initiatives to better serve Arizona families facing foreclosure. Homeowners who are either delinquent on their mortgage or face foreclosure now have a new, dedicated 24/7 toll-free help line to reach a local Arizona foreclosure counselor: 1-877-448-1211.
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On April 17, the Arizona Legislature passed an amended FY 2008 budget, which Governor Napolitano then signed. The Department of Housing has been tapped for significant financial adjustments totaling $13.3 million in budget sweeps to three of our agency funds for the current fiscal year. While these sweeps pose significant cuts to an agency of this size, ADOH had planned for this inevitability and existing projects and programs should not be affected by the FY2008 sweeps.