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State Housing and Planning Officials Get In-Depth Look at East Baltimore’s Growth

On Wednesday, April 13, staff from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and the Maryland Department of Planning toured East Baltimore to see the progress of state investments in blight elimination, affordable housing and creation of new community open spaces

MIKULSKI ANNOUNCES THUD SPENDING BILL MAKES IMPORTANT INVESTMENTS AND REFORMS FOR HOUSING AND LEAD...

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations bill includes important investments in housing agencies and reforms to the Housing and Urban Development agency regarding lead paint

Expressions of Interest Sought for Montgomery County Green Bank Board of Directors

Expressions of Interest to serve on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery County Green Bank are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3. Board members will be tasked with developing a nonprofit with the purpose of increasing private capital investment and deployment of energy efficiency and clean energy in the County. The Board will need to develop bylaws that comply with the Green Bank law and seek designation from the County Council.

Cardin Highlights National Organizations Calling for Increased Funding to Support America’s Water Infrastructure

U. S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today noted that more than three dozen national organizations from across the political spectrum were calling for increased investment in America’s water infrastructure.

Three Maryland Men Settle Charges They Defrauded Investors in Real Estate Investment Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that three Maryland men have agreed to settle charges that they defrauded investors in a company that owns and operates residential and commercial real estate. Boston-based Signator Investors Inc. and one of its supervisors agreed to settle separate charges that they failed to supervise two of the men who worked in Signator’s Maryland office.

Sarbanes Statement on Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement today after the Obama Administration released its Clean Power Plan, the most significant commitment by any American president to fight climate change. The proposal would reduce carbon pollution in the United States by 32 percent by 2030, while simultaneously investing in clean energy and improving energy efficiency standards.

Congressman McGovern Announces Massachusetts Winners of $148,000 in USDA Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency...

Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced the Massachusetts winners of $148,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Nationwide the USDA will award $6.7 million in grants to 544 energy projects across the country. These awards are part of the USDA’s Rural Development Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

Delaney: Infrastructure Week an Important Call to Rebuild America

May 12-16 is Infrastructure Week 2014, a week-long initiative designed to highlight America’s infrastructure challenges and underscore the importance of increased infrastructure investment in building a more competitive economy. Infrastructure Week is led by the U.S. Council on Competitiveness, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the AFL-CIO, the Brookings Institution, Building America’s Future, 1776, the Organization for International Investment, the National Association of Manufacturers and other groups.

Weinberg Foundation Adds $1 Million to Its Initial Investment in Rental Housing for Persons...

CROWNSVILLE, MD - January 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced it will expand its initial funding for the Maryland Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities initiative, providing an additional $1 million investment in the program.

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces $25 Million for Rental Housing Works

ANNAPOLIS, MD - January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by House Speaker Michael E. Busch, Maryland Department of Housing Secretary Raymond A. Skinner, affordable housing advocates, and other officials, announced $25 million in the Administration’s proposed FY2014 capital budget for Rental Housing Works, an initiative launched last year to create jobs and address Maryland’s critical shortage of affordable rental housing for working families, senior citizens and individuals with special needs. This year’s investment will preserve over 1,100 new affordable rental housing units and support 1,900 jobs

New Family Sports Recreational Facility to Open in Delmar, MD

DELMAR, MD - June 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Brent Miller, CCIM, CPM, Managing Director of Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate in Salisbury, MD is pleased to announce the sale of 30174 Foskey Lane, formerly known as Diamond Dreams in Delmar, MD. Miller represented the Seller BB&T Bank.

Montgomery County Launches Program to Help Residents Improve the Energy Efficiency of their Homes

August 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Montgomery County today launched the Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program that will provide incentives of up to $3,000 to owner occupants of single family homes and condominiums who make new energy efficiency improvements. Eligible improvements include air sealing, insulation, heating and cooling, geothermal heat pumps, solar water heating and appliances. The $1.1 million program is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy with funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Max Spann to Auction 30 Bay Front Condos in Ocean City

Westfield, NJ - July 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Watch the sunset from your new bay front condominium centrally located on the strip in Ocean City, Maryland. With minimum bids starting at just $75,000 at an auction later this month, owning a vacation home in one of the East Coast’s top beach resorts is now within reach.

Securities Division Orders Halt to “Free Rent” Pyramid Scheme

BALTIMORE, MD - May 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that the Securities Division has issued a Summary Order to Cease and Desist against Diversified Marketing Consultants, Inc., d/b/a DMC and ShopD2Z, Lamondes D. Williams, and related entities Digital Zone Electronics Warehouse and Mainline Properties LLC, all operating in the metro-Baltimore area. They have been ordered to cease and desist violating Maryland’s securities laws by operating a fraudulent investment scheme that offered “employment” in a venture to recruit others, with the promise of profit and the use of an apartment for a year

FORMER PARTNERS TO HOLD DUELING AUCTIONS FOR OCEAN CITY LUXURY CONDOS Buyers benefit from...

Ocean City, MD - February 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The collapse of an Ocean City real-estate partnership has led to competing auctions for waterfront condominiums — and created an opportunity for real-estate bargain hunters.

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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older

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Baltimore Real Estate Agent Sentenced to Over Two Years in Prison...

U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Michael Gerard Camphor, age 60, of Baltimore, to 27 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses of over $735,000. At the sentencing on February 28, 2016, Judge Bredar also ordered Camphor to pay restitution of $735,363.47 and to forfeit $962,274.95