May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun investigating concerns raised about financial mismanagement at the Omaha Housing Authority. Nelson re-emphasized a request he made for a federal audit of OHA’s books.
Lincoln, Neb. - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy announced the line-up for the 2011 Nebraska Infrastructure Protection Conference (NIPC). Nebraska businesses and private industry representatives are encouraged to participate in the conference taking place Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12, at the LaVista Conference Center, located at 12520 Westport Pkwy.
LINCOLN, NEB. - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $350,000 in HOME funding to Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) in Humboldt, Neb., to provide homebuyer assistance to 15 qualifying first-time homebuyers.
LINCOLN, NEB. - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --The recently-released 2006-2010 CDBG Investments and Impacts brochure contains eye-opening statistics related to Nebraska’s strategic use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler said the City today sent dangerous building notices to the owners of two "O" Street buildings damaged by fire December 12. The notices give the owners 10 days to repair or demolish the buildings between 9th and 10th streets that housed Romantix and a former piano business. If no action is taken in 10 days, the City can proceed with demolition of both buildings and bill the owners for the expense.
MANHATTAN, NY - March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Salmanson Capital, LLC, a Manhattan-based real estate firm that specializes in the acquisition and repositioning of student housing assets, has acquired an off-campus student housing complex serving University of Nebraska undergraduate students for $7.65 million.
February 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler will present the Mayor's medallion tomorrow to Karen Jordan-Anderson and Criz Sanchez who helped residents of an apartment complex escape a December fire. The presentation will take place at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, February 17 at UPS, 3133 N. 33rd Street. Sanchez is a UPS driver, and Jordan-Anderson is a family program manager for the Nebraska Air National Guard
February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler today said cities are willing to do their part to help the State solve its budget crisis. But he called on the State Legislature to reconsider proposals that could force cities to raise property taxes and make major service cuts. He said the State, through a combination of actions and inactions, is in danger of creating a "destructively adverse" financial situation for cities and cited three areas of concern
LINCOLN, NB - January 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded Wayne Community Housing Development Corporation (WCHDC) in Wayne, Neb., $350,000 in HOME funding earmarked for Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) to purchase and rehabilitate up to 12 homes and resell them to qualifying low- and middle-income families. The HOME funding is administered by DED.