The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it approved an agreement between the owners and managers of Maycliff Mobile Home Park in Las Vegas, Nevada, and a family to resolve allegations that the landlords refused to allow an elderly woman’s son and his pregnant wife to live at the property after their child was born.


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement involving the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority in Las Vegas to resolve allegations that it violated the Fair Housing Act by denying the mother the reasonable accommodation she requested on behalf of her son with disabilities.

Burn Area Emergency Response team begins fire recovery efforts at site of Little Valley...

Fire suppression efforts on the Little Valley Fire have transitioned from a National Response Team to a local Fire Management Team. While the local Fire Team looks for any remaining hot spots, a Burn Area Emergency Response team (BAER) will begin efforts to prevent further damage. Partnering agencies and cooperators are now focusing on assessing and mitigating impacts of the fire to public and private property.

Amodei to Host TRICARE Town Hall

Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today announced he will hold a TRICARE town hall meeting in Reno on Wednesday, October 26, from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. at the Washoe County Administration Complex: Building B, Auditorium A, located at 1001 E. 9th Street

Grassley Presses for Oversight of Housing Fund Amid Problems Including Widespread Abuse at Nevada...

Sen. Chuck Grassley today pressed the Treasury Department for better oversight of a $9.6 billion program meant to help homeowners who suffered during the housing crisis.  Amid the poor federal oversight, a Nevada state agency engaged in “widespread waste and abuse in spending” and “abused the Hardest Hit Fund with, seemingly, a sense of entitlement and no appreciation for the fact that it was taking funds

Secretary Jewell Approves Utility-Scale Solar Project on Tribal Land in Nevada

As part of President Obama’s commitment to build strong, sustainable tribal communities and theClimate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined leaders of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and First Solar to announce approval of the 100-megawatt Aiya Solar Project on tribal trust land in Clark County, Nevada. Secretary Jewell’s visit to Nevada was the last of a three-state tour to highlight Obama Administration efforts to support renewable energy.


Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District announced a $2,135,648 Department of Justice grant to the Nevada Department of Public Safety for enhancing the criminal justice system in the state.


Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District and member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs announced $4,650,743 in grants to fight veteran homelessness in Nevada.

Guilty Verdict In Home Invasion Case

The Washoe County District Attorney’s Office announces a conviction in a recent trial involving charges of home invasion, coercion and false imprisonment. The charges stem from a May, 2016 incident and were committed in violation of an extended protection order obtained by the victim in the case. The defendant faces up to 26 years in prison and will be sentenced later this year

Reid Announces $5.4 Million For Nevada Airports

Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced $5,473,224 in U.S. Department of Transportation grants to improve and modernize airports throughout the Silver State. The grants will fund projects at Las Vegas’ McCarran International, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Battle Mountain Airports. Senator Reid has secured nearly $18 million in funding for Nevada’s airports so far this year.

Heck’s Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Bill Signed Into Law

Legislation introduced by Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) called the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act (H.R. 1816) was signed into law Friday as part of H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act. The House passed the bill by a vote of 427-0 in February and the Senate approved the measure on July 15.

Crossroads Program to Hold Awards Ceremony

Reno, Nevada. - June 28, 2016 - (RealEstateRama) -- A special awards ceremony and luncheon will be held at Washoe County’s Bartley Ranch Regional...

Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Owners of Carson City, Nevada, Rental Properties

The Justice Department announced today that Carson City, Nevada, rental property owners Betty Brinson and Hughston Brinson have agreed to pay $36,000 to resolve allegations that they discriminated against families with children in violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA)

Washoe County is seeking public input on code relating to accessory structures on vacant...

The Washoe County Community Services Department’s Planning and Development Division is hosting a public workshop and open house regarding proposed amendments to Washoe County Code Chapter 110 (Development Code). The proposed updates focus on accessory structures and uses located on vacant property adjacent to a lot with a home or other established main use, and when both properties are under the same ownership.

Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) received a boost to its fleet after the Board of Fire Commissioners approved two new water tender fire trucks at Tuesday’s meeting. TMFPD Chief Charles Moore said the new trucks will increase reliability to the fleet. He said the trucks will take about nine months to build.


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.”


Calmwater Capital Provides $36.7 Million for Mountains Edge Marketplace in Las...

Calmwater Capital, a leading, national direct real estate lender, has originated a $36.7 million loan for Remington Nevada to refinance existing debt and finance remaining construction of the Mountains Edge Marketplace in southwest Las Vegas. Once completed, the 101,000-square-foot retail property, anchored by Albertsons, will be located at the corner of Blue Diamond Road and South Buffalo Drive, adjacent to the Mountains Edge master planned community.