HUD awards $20 million to continue revitalization at Chicago’s Stateway Gardens public housing development

Funding to bring new rental and homeownership opportunities for former residents CHICAGO, IL - September 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development...

Governor Blagojevich Pleased that 14 Southern Illinois Counties Approved for Small Business Administration Loan...

Governor Blagojevich sought declaration so homeowners and businesses would be eligible for low interest loans SPRINGFIELD, IL - September 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Rod...

Illinois Attorney General Sues 14th Company for Mortgage Rescue Fraud

Madigan Alleges Florida Company Takes Advantage of Homeowners on the Verge of Losing their Homes to Foreclosure Chicago, IL - August 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama)...

Businesses Honored for Contributions to Lower-Income Communities

Chicago, IL - August 20, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —NeighborWorks® has announced the most generous contributors to its work in affordable housing, foreclosure intervention and community...

Durbin and Obama Commend Decision to Make Federal Aid Available to Greene County

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 31, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Barack Obama (D-IL) today released the following statement following President Bush’s...

Governor Blagojevich urges Congressional Delegation to support additional LIHEAP funding

Low-income families, seniors, people with disabilities apply for summer energy assistance in record numbers    CHICAGO, July 29, 2008 (RealEstateRama) – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today sent...

Rebuilding Together and NARI Work Together to Assist Low-Income Homeowners

DES PLAINES, IL and WASHINGTON D.C. – June 12, 2008 – Rebuilding Together, the nation’s lead nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, and the...

Madigan Bill Requires Lenders to Provide info to Help Struggling Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

Legislation Headed to House Floor Chicago – Attorney General Lisa Madigan, State Representative Marlow Colvin (D-33rd) and State Senator Jacqueline Collins (D-16th) have initiated new...

Gov. Blagojevich proclaims April as Fair Housing Month in Illinois

Blagojevich officials marked the 40th anniversary of federal Fair Housing Act and the one hundred-year anniversary of Springfield Race Riots of 1908 Deputy Governor...

Gov. Blagojevich Applauds Senate Committee Action on Landmark Homeowner Protection Legislation

New measure creates 60-day moratorium on foreclosure if families seek help SPRINGFIELD – The Homeowner Protection Act, Senate Bill 1998, first announced by Governor Blagojevich...

Chicago Foreclosure Activity Up 8 Percent in February

Chicago Foreclosure Rate Second Highest Among Top 5 Metros Illinois Foreclosure Activity Up 12 Percent IRVINE, Calif. – March 28, 2008 — The eight-county Chicago metropolitan...

HUD Charges Chicago Landlord with Violating Fair Housing ACT

Landlords allegedly discriminated against families with childrenWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has charged Chicago landlords...

HUD Charges Chicago Landlord with Violating Fair Housing ACT

Owner’s online ad allegedly discriminated against men and families with children WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it...

JACKSON AND DALEY STRESS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION IN CHICAGO

HUD Secretary and Mayor encourage at-risk homeowners to attend city's "Borrower Outreach Day"  CHICAGO - Foreclosure does not have to be inevitable. That was the...

Gov. Blagojevich urges seniors and disabled persons to sign-up for Illinois Cares Rx and...

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Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

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Quigley Fights to Expand Affordable Housing and Protect Vital Infrastructure Investments

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) fought to expand federal housing assistance and protect funding and eligibility for vital infrastructure programs that improve the economy and support local communities, including projects in Chicago and Cook County. His efforts come as the House Appropriations Committee considers the FY15 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill Fisher Investments Jay Carlson