Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

OHFA awards additional $2.3 million in housing tax credits

COLUMBUS, OH - October 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today announced the recipients of approximately $2.3 million in housing...

SEN. VOINOVICH SECURES ASSISTANCE FOR STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS AND EMPLOYERS IN FORECLOSURE PREVENTION BILL

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 25, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Senate today took one final step toward passage of the Foreclosure Prevention Act...

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES HISTORIC PRESERVATION TAX CREDIT AWARDS

Columbus, OH - March 13, 2008 - Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced 15 awards through the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit program, which...

Ohio Department Of Development Announces Historic Preservation Tax Credit Awards

Columbus, OH - December 28, 2007 - Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today...

Ohio Department Of Development Announces Historic Preservation Tax Credit Awards

Columbus, OH, November 15, 2007  -- Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced 11...

Approximately 788,000 Homeowners In Line to Receive Property Tax Relief

Columbus, October 25, 2007 – Governor Ted Strickland today announced that about 566,000 additional homeowners applied for the newly-expanded homestead exemption during a special...

Sutton Introduces Bills to Protect Ohio Homeownership

Gov. Strickland Supports Plan to Apply Ohio Model to Federal Efforts Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Betty Sutton this week introduced two bills that will help...

Sen. Voinovich’s Mortgage Relief Act Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich’s (R-OH) Mortgage Relief Act – legislation to change current law that forces individuals to pay income...

About 482,000 More Homeowners Have Applied for Property Tax Relief; Tax Commissioner: Deadline is...

COLUMBUS, September 17, 2007 - Time is running out to sign up for the newly-expanded homestead exemption, which offers more than a half million...

Tax Commissioner Warns Seniors to Be Wary of Homestead Schemes

Columbus, September 14, 2007 – Ohio Tax Commissioner Richard A. Levin today warned senior citizens to be on the look out for individuals who...

Ohio Consumers Are Eligible For $7 Million in Ameriquest Restitution

Claim forms are going to eligible consumers, who must submit claims by September 10, 2007. Columbus -- Attorney General Marc Dann and Director of Commerce...

Property Tax Relief for Senior Citizens and the Disabled

Governor Ted Strickland has signed into law a new, expanded Homestead Exemption that will provide additional property tax relief to qualified senior citizens and...

Mahoning County Homestead Exemption Program Expanded to include All Senior Citizens

If You are Over 65, You are Entitled to a Property Tax Exemption. Mahoning County Auditor Michael V. Sciortino has announced that with the passage...

Over 368,000 Ohioans Have Applied for Property Tax Relief

With the deadline more than a month away, more than 368,000 senior citizens and disabled homeowners across Ohio have already applied for the newly-expanded...

2,200 Lucas County seniors applying for state property tax rebate

Thousands of senior citizens have applied for a property tax break that Gov. Ted Strickland says will be paid for using the sale of...

New Expanded Homestead Exemption

The Ohio General Assembly has enacted a new, expanded Homestead Exemption that will provide additional property tax relief to qualified senior citizens and permanently...

Real estate sales tumble in Huron County

Huron County has available real estate, but residents aren't buying it. Compared to last year at this time, May 2007's financial intake through the...

Ohio charges 10 companies with pressuring appraisers

Ohio's attorney general has filed complaints against nine mortgage brokers and lenders who allegedly tried to pressure appraisers into making inflated valuations in violation...

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Affordable Housing Out Of Reach for Low-Income Families in Ohio

Report Demonstrates Need To Expand Ohio Housing Trust Fund WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohioans need to earn at least $14.45 an hour in order...

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Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $245,000 for Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center...

Congressman Tim Ryan today announced a $245,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) in Warren, Ohio. The grant will be used to match funds provided by the State of Ohio to build out the technical capabilities in TBEIC’s Shared Resources Center