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The Post-Journal
Closer To ConstructionOn Thursday, the Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency granted county officials a temp
Closer To Construction
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
On Thursday, the Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency granted county officials a temporary easement for land the city owns on the northeast side of the South Main Street Bridge. Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, said the temporary easement has been given so the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Residents welcome decision to relocate from Warren and Tulane ApartmentsMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Hundreds of people living in two federally subsidized apartme
Residents welcome decision to relocate from Warren and Tulane Apartments
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Hundreds of people living in two federally subsidized apartment complexes are being told they have to move out because the living conditions are that terrible. The government said the owners of the Warren and Tulane Apartments,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Boise conducts Point-In-Time count of homeless populationBOISE - Homelessness here in Idaho has been brought to the forefront recently,
Boise conducts Point-In-Time count of homeless population
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 hours ago
BOISE - Homelessness here in Idaho has been brought to the forefront recently, and is being pushed to the top of the priority list for the city of Boise. Every year at the end of January, each state is required by the federal government to record... Read more
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Herald-Journal.com
Smoke-free housing workshop in Howard Lake Feb. 17Want to see the full newspaper including all the photos? Check out our online e
Smoke-free housing workshop in Howard Lake Feb. 17
Herald-Journal.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Want to see the full newspaper including all the photos? Check out our online edition here: HOWARD LAKE, MN –Years ago, before the health risks became evident, cigarette smoke often filled businesses, restaurants, and even schools. Today, most... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Attorney General Koster announces new mortgage settlement with HSBCAttorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with mortgage lender
Attorney General Koster announces new mortgage settlement with HSBC
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 10 hours ago
Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians as well as payments for approximately 2,671 Missouri borrowers who lost their homes to... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Va. Attorney General Herring Announces Settlement With HSBCOffice of the Attorney General Press Release: RICHMOND (February 5, 2016)-Atto
Va. Attorney General Herring Announces Settlement With HSBC
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 hours ago
Office of the Attorney General Press Release: RICHMOND (February 5, 2016)-Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that more than 3,000 Virginia borrowers are expected to receive up to $2.42 million in direct payments, and more Virginia... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
HUD forces Global Ministries to relocate tenants of two complexesThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is forcing Global Ministri
HUD forces Global Ministries to relocate tenants of two complexes
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is forcing Global Ministries Foundation to relocate tenants from two troubled Memphis properties. HUD sent a notice of abatement to Rev. Richard Hamlet this week to notify the GMF founder that his... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Attorney General Koster announces new mortgage settlement with HSBCAttorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with mortgage lender
Attorney General Koster announces new mortgage settlement with HSBC
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 11 hours ago
Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians as well as payments for approximately 2,671 Missouri borrowers who lost their homes to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
HSBC pays $470 million settlement for mortage abusesHSBC North America is paying a $470 million settlement to the state and federal
HSBC pays $470 million settlement for mortage abuses
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
HSBC North America is paying a $470 million settlement to the state and federal governments -- and customers of the company will be getting some of that cash . The settlement resolves potential violations of civil law based on HSBC's deficient... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
NJ part of $470M multi-state settlement with HSBCNew Jersey has joined a $470 million multi-state and federal settlement with HS
NJ part of $470M multi-state settlement with HSBC
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 hours ago
New Jersey has joined a $470 million multi-state and federal settlement with HSBC to resolve allegations that the British financial services company engaged in abusive business practices when handling mortgage loans that officials say helped... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekWASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previ
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Along with roll call votes, the Senate this week passed the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act and passed the READ Act, to require that the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Global Ministries forced by HUD to relocate residentsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Department of Housing and Urban Development has ordered Gl
Global Ministries forced by HUD to relocate residents
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Department of Housing and Urban Development has ordered Global Ministries to find other housing for their residents. “Pursuant to the HAP Contracts and HUD regulatios, the owner is required to maintain units in a decent, safe,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO Attorney General announces new mortgage settlement with HSBCMissouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Friday a settlement with mortg
MO Attorney General announces new mortgage settlement with HSBC
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 12 hours ago
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Friday a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians, as well as payments for approximately 2,671 Missouri borrowers who lost their homes to... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Missouri reaches new mortgage settlement with HSBCHelp is on the way for some mortgage holders and borrowers who lost their homes
Missouri reaches new mortgage settlement with HSBC
KY3 Springfield / Posted 13 hours ago
Help is on the way for some mortgage holders and borrowers who lost their homes. Missouri and 48 other states reached a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians as well as payments for... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Missouri reaches new mortgage settlement with HSBCHelp is on the way for some mortgage holders and borrowers who lost their homes
Missouri reaches new mortgage settlement with HSBC
KSPR Springfield / Posted 13 hours ago
Help is on the way for some mortgage holders and borrowers who lost their homes. Missouri and 48 other states reached a settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC that will mean loan modifications for Missourians as well as payments for... Read more
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The Star
HSBC to pay US$470mil to resolve mortgage servicing probe by US govt, statesThe HSBC accord largely mirrors a 2012 national mortgage settlement that federa
HSBC to pay US$470mil to resolve mortgage servicing probe by US govt, states
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
The HSBC accord largely mirrors a 2012 national mortgage settlement that federal and state officials struck with five of the United States’ largest banks. The Reuters photo shows HSBC headquarters being reflected in a neighbouring building in the... Read more
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The Morning Call
HSBC borrowers in Pennsylvania to be compensated in settlement over alleged mortgage abusesWASHINGTON — Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the
HSBC borrowers in Pennsylvania to be compensated in settlement over alleged mortgage abuses
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states over mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses that officials say contributed to the financial crisis. The agreement announced... Read more
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The Hill
HSBC will pay $470M to settle mortgage, foreclosure abusesHSBC has agreed to pay a $470 million joint federal and state settlement to add
HSBC will pay $470M to settle mortgage, foreclosure abuses
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
HSBC has agreed to pay a $470 million joint federal and state settlement to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses, the Department of Justice announced Friday. ADVERTISEMENT By July, the DOJ said, the banking and financial... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ex-MinSec chief plans housing at AltamontThe Hazleton Zoning Hearing Board will hear a request from a firm seeking to cr
Ex-MinSec chief plans housing at Altamont
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
The Hazleton Zoning Hearing Board will hear a request from a firm seeking to create apartments in a downtown building last used as a minimum security prison. A hearing for Hazleton Partners, LP on its plans for the Altamont building is scheduled... Read more
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The Buffalo News
HSBC agrees to $470 million settlementHSBC has agreed to a $470 million joint state-federal settlement to address wha
HSBC agrees to $470 million settlement
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
HSBC has agreed to a $470 million joint state-federal settlement to address what New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman called mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure “abuses.” The settlement covers 49 states, including New... Read more
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Business Insurance
HSBC to pay $470 million to resolve mortgage servicing probe(Reuters) — HSBC Holdings P.L.C. will pay $470 million to settle parallel U.S.
HSBC to pay $470 million to resolve mortgage servicing probe
Business Insurance / Posted 15 hours ago
(Reuters) — HSBC Holdings P.L.C. will pay $470 million to settle parallel U.S. federal and state civil charges alleging the bank's mortgage servicing arm engaged in abusive foreclosure and loan origination practices, the New York attorney general's... Read more
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Business Wire
HSBC North America Holdings Inc. Announces National Mortgage SettlementNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HSBC North America Holdings Inc. and certain subsidi
HSBC North America Holdings Inc. Announces National Mortgage Settlement
Business Wire / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HSBC North America Holdings Inc. and certain subsidiaries have reached a national mortgage settlement (NMS) with the Department of Justice, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Consumer Financial Protection... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Payments for Iowans in new $470 million mortgage settlementIowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Friday that a $470 million settlemen
Payments for Iowans in new $470 million mortgage settlement
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 15 hours ago
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Friday that a $470 million settlement has been reached with HSBC Bank over mortgage and foreclosure abuses. Miller said the settlement means Iowa borrowers will get direct payments for past foreclosure... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Charleston officials launch plan to clean up Tent City, curb homelessnessLocal leaders and advocacy groups have partnered to launch an initiative that a
Charleston officials launch plan to clean up Tent City, curb homelessness
Charleston City Paper / Posted 17 hours ago
Local leaders and advocacy groups have partnered to launch an initiative that aims to address the growing homeless encampments on the peninsula. In recent months, residents on the peninsula have watched as the area on Upper Meeting Street known as... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
National Apartment Association rep sees image problem for Ridgeland» Ole Miss professor doubts moves against apartments will be seen widely as neg
National Apartment Association rep sees image problem for Ridgeland
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
» Ole Miss professor doubts moves against apartments will be seen widely as negative By TED CARTERRidgeland could be creating an image among commercial investors as a city that changes land-use rules as it goes along, the head lobbyist for the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
City of Kannapolis cleans up old mobile home parkFrom the City of Kannapolis: For years, the Villas Mobile Home Park, a seven-ac
City of Kannapolis cleans up old mobile home park
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
From the City of Kannapolis: For years, the Villas Mobile Home Park, a seven-acre plot of land owned by the estate of the late Howard V. Wyrick and under the current oversight of a bankruptcy trustee, lay virtually abandoned and increasingly polluted... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Roseville Housing Authority Nabs Highest HUD RatingRoseville, CA- For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing an
Roseville Housing Authority Nabs Highest HUD Rating
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 18 hours ago
Roseville, CA- For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named the Roseville Housing Authority, operated by the City of Roseville, a high performing agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Class-action status rejected in public-housing tenant suitA federal judge has denied a public-housing tenant's request for class-action s
Class-action status rejected in public-housing tenant suit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
A federal judge has denied a public-housing tenant's request for class-action status in a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Housing Alliance in Little Rock over the termination of housing benefits. Judge J. Leon Holmes' order was entered into the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Firm may create new housing out of former hotelThe Hazleton Zoning Hearing Board will hear a request from a firm seeking to cr
Firm may create new housing out of former hotel
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
The Hazleton Zoning Hearing Board will hear a request from a firm seeking to create apartments in a downtown building last used as a minimum security prison. A hearing for Hazleton Partners, LP on its plans for the Altamont building is scheduled... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton passes residency waiver for city business administratorScranton City Council on Thursday approved Mayor Bill Courtright’s request for
Scranton passes residency waiver for city business administrator
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Scranton City Council on Thursday approved Mayor Bill Courtright’s request for an indefinite residency waiver for Business Administrator David Bulzoni, who lives in Newton Twp. Council voted 4-1, with President Joe Wechsler and members Pat Rogan,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sebring lead paint hazard removal OK soughtYOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s lead hazard-control director wants to meet any le
Sebring lead paint hazard removal OK sought
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s lead hazard-control director wants to meet any lead-paint hazard-removal needs in Sebring-area homes as soon as possible. Phil Puryear said he’ll seek permission from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
County judge appointed to infectious disease task forceVictoria County Judge Ben Zeller was one of 31 Texas leaders appointed to a per
County judge appointed to infectious disease task force
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller was one of 31 Texas leaders appointed to a permanent Task Force on Infectious Diseases, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday in a press release. Lawmakers in 2015 approved legislation creating a permanent preparedness... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County looking to help Sebring with lead paint removal from homesYOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s lead hazard-control director wants to meet any le
Mahoning County looking to help Sebring with lead paint removal from homes
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s lead hazard-control director wants to meet any lead-paint hazard-removal needs in Sebring-area homes as soon as possible. Phil Puryear said he’ll seek permission from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoningThousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead p
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoning
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Thousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead paint, but the city has money to repair only 230 of them over the next three years, a top housing official testified Thursday. At a City Hall hearing called in response to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordabilityDID you know that Wall Street speculators, just like those recently portrayed i
Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
DID you know that Wall Street speculators, just like those recently portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie, “The Big Short,” are becoming major landlords across the country? Nationally, hedge funds and private-equity firms have amassed 200,000... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
FOX8 breaks down report detailing ‘overincome’ residents living in public housingA federal audit from the Office of Inspector General reports more than 25,000 f
FOX8 breaks down report detailing ‘overincome’ residents living in public housing
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
A federal audit from the Office of Inspector General reports more than 25,000 families nationwide were considered “overincome” while living in public housing. The families qualified as low-income when they first applied for public housing and then... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Nine years later, Naples leaders meet with River Park residents to discuss project fundsAbout three dozen residents filled the room at the River Park Community Center
Nine years later, Naples leaders meet with River Park residents to discuss project funds
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
About three dozen residents filled the room at the River Park Community Center on Thursday to participate in something that hasn't happened in Naples in a long time — a citizen-led conversation on the problems associated with the city's poor,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
HUD considers new rule on 'over income' public housing residentsWASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is considerin
HUD considers new rule on 'over income' public housing residents
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is considering a new rule when it comes to a recipient’s income. According to the government, more than 1.1 million families utilize the program. To qualify for public housing, a... Read more
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First Coast News
Eureka Gardens owner meets HUD filing deadlineJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The owner of Eureka Gardens Apartments has met his deadli
Eureka Gardens owner meets HUD filing deadline
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The owner of Eureka Gardens Apartments has met his deadline to file forms certifying his apartment complex is in compliance with federal standards and worthy of government funding. But residents still aren't happy with the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Massive undertaking: counting the homeless in York CountyYORK, Pa. -- Social Service agencies and volunteers spent two days tackling the
Massive undertaking: counting the homeless in York County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
YORK, Pa. -- Social Service agencies and volunteers spent two days tackling the massive undertaking of counting the homeless population. York College Professor Audra Johns and some of her students spent Thursday morning scouring York City for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Eureka Garden owner: Jacksonville complex now complies with HUDThe owner of Eureka Garden reported to federal housing officials on Thursday —
Eureka Garden owner: Jacksonville complex now complies with HUD
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
The owner of Eureka Garden reported to federal housing officials on Thursday — a deadline to improve living conditions at the subsidized housing complex — that the apartments are in compliance with a key funding contract, and most city and federal... Read more
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York Daily Record
Who is homeless in York County?Homelessness is an issue that spans York County with different agencies providi
Who is homeless in York County?
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Homelessness is an issue that spans York County with different agencies providing resources and certain groups focusing on a housing-first philosophy An hour or so before Thursday's sunrise, Laura Ruhling and Barbara Leonard met in a York parking... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Housing Authority’s Fatherhood participant brings love, tough experience to programThe Housing Authority of the Birmingham District Nothing can stop Eldridge Kni
Housing Authority’s Fatherhood participant brings love, tough experience to program
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District Nothing can stop Eldridge Knighton from becoming the father his children need and deserve. Not even the two bullets that nearly ended his life. He recalls challenges that appeared insurmountable,... Read more
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Senior Journal
HUD to fund test of new approach to keeping low-income seniors in their homesGrants will go to eligible owners of HUD-assisted senior housing developments
HUD to fund test of new approach to keeping low-income seniors in their homes
Senior Journal / Posted yesterday
Grants will go to eligible owners of HUD-assisted senior housing developments Feb. 4, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making approximately $15 million available to test a promising housing and services model for... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lucy DunnJob: President and CEO of the Orange County Business Council Bio: A graduate o
Lucy Dunn
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Job: President and CEO of the Orange County Business Council Bio: A graduate of Cal State Fullerton and Western State University College of Law, Dunn became a home building executive after practicing law. She was the first female president of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wells Fargo to pay $1.2B federal mortgage settlement | News & Observer February 4, 2016 1:32 PM Bank says the accord will reduc
Wells Fargo to pay $1.2B federal mortgage settlement
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer February 4, 2016 1:32 PM Bank says the accord will reduce its 2015 profit by $134 million That means 2015 profit will... Read more
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Queensland Times
Silver lining in helping community for candidateOF the people and for the people. That is what Division 3 candidate Kerry Silv
Silver lining in helping community for candidate
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
OF the people and for the people. That is what Division 3 candidate Kerry Silver certainly is. You just have to look back at the 2011 floods to discover what makes Ms Silver tick and why serving the community as a councillor appeals to her. Ms... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Google Fiber Brings Free Internet to More Public Housing CommunitiesGoogle is bringing free gigabit Internet service to all public housing properti
Google Fiber Brings Free Internet to More Public Housing Communities
Web Host Industry Review / Posted yesterday
Google is bringing free gigabit Internet service to all public housing properties connected to Google Fiber, the company announced Wednesday. In partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ConnectHome initiative, Google... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
HUD’s racism charge could nudge Ridgeland into settling housing bias issuesBy TED CARTER Ridgeland can put health and public safety atop its list of reas
HUD’s racism charge could nudge Ridgeland into settling housing bias issues
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
By TED CARTER Ridgeland can put health and public safety atop its list of reasons to rid the city of a great number of its multi-family housing units. But then it must justify the dislocation of large numbers of low-and-moderate-income residents,... Read more
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The Times Leader
Brown announces bill to protect families from toxic lead"No parent should have to worry that the water coming out of their faucets migh
Brown announces bill to protect families from toxic lead
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
"No parent should have to worry that the water coming out of their faucets might be poisoning their children," said Brown, D-Ohio. "That's why I'm introducing legislation to ensure communities have the ability to address threats from lead in an... Read more
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