Plan Now for Your Family’s Safe Escape

PELLA, Iowa, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping a home safe and protecting loved ones is an expectation many Americans take for granted. Too often...

Marquette Bank Invests $4 Million in Its South Side Location

Renovated Main Bank building officially dedicated; Improvements to deliver conveniences and community resources to south side neighborhoods Plans also announced for new housing foundation serving...

Bridge Finance Group Provides $23.4 Million Funding Package to Help Madison-Kipp Corporation Expand Operations

CHICAGO, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Finance Group announced the completion of a $12 million revolver, and an $8.4 million term loan/capital expenditure line...

Real estate agent sued over home transaction

An area real estate agent is being sued for questionable practices in the sale of a Warrenville townhome. Martha Lopez is accused of purposely listing...

Survey Indicates Renters are Passionate About Hobbies and Collecting

Apartments.com offers decorating tips for renters and their possessions CHICAGO , Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From dolls to coins and dancing to crafts, a recent...

The Chicago Spire Officially Launched

Global Sales Campaign to Launch in Chicago in January Followed by a 14-City World Tour CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Spire was officially...

Randolph Equities to Break Ground on State of the Art Medical Center in Space...

New Building provides Medical Office space for Doctors, Healthcare Specialists, and Medical Professionals CHICAGO , Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Randolph Equities has answered the emergency...

Three 'Possession Obsessed' Renters Compete for $20,000 From Apartments.com

America's Votes Determine Grand Prize Winner in Apartments.com 'Possession Obsession' Contest CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com today announced the three finalists in the first-ever...

Chicago & Los Angeles Lead Top 10 Cities in Nation in High-Cost Loans

New Fed data shows national problem of borrowers hit with unexpected loan costs CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago and Los Angeles followed by Riverside...

Community Development Financial Institutions Program

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program was established by the Reigle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994 to use federal resources...

Treasury Secretary Paulson & CDFI Fund Director Reed to Announce FY 2007 CDFI Program...

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When Helping People Achieve the American Dream Becomes a Personal Nightmare: NAR Observes Realtor(R)...

CHICAGO , Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Would you welcome a complete stranger into your home or get into a car alone with someone you...

Fox Valley hasn’t been seriously impacted by cut in housing jobs

Housing-related job cuts have climbed to new levels, reflecting the soft underbelly of the real estate industry's progress at reversing sputtering home sales, according...

Illinois school reform a taxing situation

MOLINE, Illinois -- Ask Moline superintendent Dr. Cal Lee about school funding, and he puts it clearly. "Property tax is an unfair method for funding...

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

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Reps from AT&T, BMO Harris, Microsoft to talk career opportunities with...

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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