Yearly Archives: 2009

Reid’s Call To Help Struggling Nevada Homeowners Answered By Bank Of America

WASHINGTON, DC - December 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an effort to bring much needed assistance to Nevada homeowners who are struggling with their mortgages, Nevada Senator Harry Reid recently sent a letter to Bank of America urging the bank to direct more resources toward Nevada.

$5,289,989 in Homeless Grants Throughout Nevada

WASHINGTON, DC - December 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Obama Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep twenty local homeless assistance programs throughout Nevada operating.

HUD Charges Las Vegas Real Estate Broker and Owners with Violating Fair Housing Act

WASHINGTON, DC - December 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it is charging a Las Vegas real estate broker and two homeowners with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying a mother of seven the opportunity to rent a four-bedroom home because they thought she had too many children.

Associated Management, Inc. is Collecting Food for the Evelyn Mount Outreach Program

Reno, NV - December 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- December 17, 2009 –Associated Management, Inc. (AMI), an Associa Company, is holding a food drive through December 31, 2009 in support of the Evelyn Mount Outreach Program. The Evelyn Mount Outreach Program gives food to the needy in Reno and Sparks during the holidays and the elderly all year.

Titus: Financial Reform Will Protect Consumers by Reigning in Wall Street Banks and Streamlining...

Washington, D.C. - December 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District voted today for critical financial regulatory reform that will help ensure that the financial crisis leading to the worst economic recession since the Great Depression will not happen again.

Titus Amendment to Financial Reform Will Protect Nevada Seniors from Predatory Mortgage Agreements

Washington, D.C. - December 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada joined with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois to introduce an amendment to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 that will help protect seniors from predatory practices by lending agencies

Reid Brings Together Local and National Organizations to Fight Mortgage Fraud in Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - November 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today joined Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Tony West, NeighborWorks Program Director Marietta Rodriguez and the members of the Nevada Foreclosure Task Force to raise awareness about mortgage fraud and law enforcement efforts in Nevada to prosecute it.

Former Las Vegas Resident Charged with Committing Mortgage Fraud in Nevada

LAS VEGAS NV - November 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former Las Vegas resident has been charged with federal conspiracy and fraud charges for his involvement in a Nevada mortgage fraud scheme involving straw buyers and falsified mortgage loan documents, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

Titus Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits and First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, D.C. - November 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District voted today in support of important legislation that extends both unemployment benefits for Southern Nevadans during this tough economic time and the first-time homebuyer tax credit which has given a boost to Nevada’s struggling housing market.

Reid Leads Passage Of Bill To Extend Unemployment Benefits, Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, D.C. - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Led by Nevada Senator Harry Reid, the U.S. Senate today passed a bill that will extend unemployment benefits, the Homebuyer Tax Credit, and tax relief for struggling businesses.

Secretary Donovan announces $144,676 in housing counseling grants to six housing counseling organizations in...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $144,676 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Titus Announces $3.5 Million in Housing Funding For Nevada Through Recovery Act

Washington, D.C. - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus announced today that Nevada is receiving more than $3.5 million for housing programs through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Clark County Receives $10 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency, Upgrade Public Housing, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $500 million in competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.

Titus Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits for Nevadans

Washington, D.C. - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District voted today to extend unemployment benefits for Nevadans who are still finding it difficult to find work during the economic recession.

Reid Cosponsors Bill To Extend Homebuyer Credit For Six Months

Washington, DC - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Reid joined Senators John Ensign and Ben Cardin in cosponsoring a new bill that will extend the existing homebuyer tax credit of $8,000 for six more months.


Nevada Short Sale Information – FTC Cracks Down on Loan Modification...

Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”



The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comments on a proposal to sell 40 parcels totaling 754.88 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. The competitive sale would be by sealed and oral bidding in accordance with the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). A Notice of Realty Action published in today’s Federal Register opens a 45-day comment period which will close January 8, 2018.