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IOWA DELEGATION CALLS ON EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING IN IOWA

The entire Iowa delegation, led by Congressman David Young, today pressed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to host a public hearing in Iowa on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs). The EPA’s long delay in issuing RVOs for 2014, 2015, and 2016, and its decision to deviate from the levels set by Congress has created uncertainty for the biofuels industry and stifled investment

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Orscheln Farm & Home Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Orscheln Farm & Home property located at 23680 Highway 5 in Centerville, IA for $2,040,000.

New Bloomfield AmeriCorps Project Will Reduce Energy Costs and Provide Weatherization Services for Residents

This investment, which will reach two-thirds of all homes in Bloomfield, will lead to energy cost savings and a reduced carbon footprint for the city’s plan to be a net-zero electric community by 2030.

The Boulder Group Completes Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Walgreens Property in Cedar...

Northbrook, IL - December 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Walgreens property located at 3325 16th Avenue Southwest in Cedar Rapids, IA for $4,178,500.

“Fair Housing in Siouxland” Event

Sioux City, IA - April 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sioux City Human Rights Commission in partnership with the Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP) and Midtown Family Community Center will host an educational event “Fair Housing in Siouxland” on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at the Midtown Community Center, 525 14th Street, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

BAUCUS, GRASSLEY, STARK RELEASE GAO REPORT SHOWING NEED FOR TRANSPARENCY IN NURSING HOME OWNERSHIP

Washington, DC - October 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Pete Stark (D-CA) released a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report today on the need for greater transparency regarding companies’ ownership of nursing homes. Baucus, Grassley and Stark requested the report, titled “Complexity of Private Investment Purchases Demonstrates Need for CMS to Improve the Usability and Completeness of Ownership Data.”

Governor Culver Announces $29 Million in Housing and Disaster Recovery Awards

DES MOINES, IA - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Chet Culver today announced $29 million in housing fund awards to 47 recipients through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME). Also announced were an additional nine awards that received funding as a part of the $516.7 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Funds announced in October 2009. The Iowa Department of Economic Development received the CDBG allocations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Applications are being accepted for HOME Investment Partnership Program projects

Applications are being accepted for HOME Investment Partnership Program projects. September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 created the HOME Investments Partnership (HOME) Program. This federal program is designed to strengthen public-private partnerships and to expand the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, with primary attention to rental housing, for very low income and low-income families. The City of Sioux City receives an annual federal entitlement of HOME funds to distribute locally.

Ericson Public Library sponsors seminars for home buyers, sellers

Are you discouraged by watching the house hunting shows on television? Do you think that without granite countertops your house won't sell? Do you...

Principal real estate unit buys Colorado offices

Principal Real Estate Investors has acquired three office buildings within the Denver Tech Center, a premier suburban office park in Colorado. The three buildings, One...

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HUD Secretary Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Unveil First...

WASHINGTON, DC - August 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced today the launch of the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement’s first public service announcement (PSA) television ad titled “Homeowner Help.” The PSA, which can be viewed at www.hud.gov and www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com, is designed to educate homeowners about the resources available to them through the mortgage servicing settlement.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH CHESAPEAKE COMMUNITY ADVISORS AND TRINITY VILLAGE...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) today announced that it has provided a loan to Chesapeake Community Advisors (CCA) and Trinity Village Non Profit Housing Corp. (Trinity) for the acquisition of Cedar River Tower, an 85-home community for seniors with low incomes in Waterloo, Iowa.