Foreclosures Hit a Snag for Lenders

A federal judge in Ohio has ruled against a longstanding foreclosure practice, potentially creating an obstacle for lenders trying to reclaim properties from troubled...

OHFA Board approves more than $11.15 million in funding for affordable housing developments

COLUMBUS, OH., Nov. 14, 2007 — The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today approved $2.9 million of funding through the Housing Development Assistance...

Enterprise Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Community Conference in Cleveland

"Celebrating the Past - Building the Future" COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 community development practitioners are expected to attend the Enterprise Community...

Sen. Voinovich Introducing Second Bill To Ease Foreclosure Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 8, 2007 — U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich (R-OH), who last spring introduced the Mortgage Relief Act to help those suffering from...

Ohio Treasurer To Offer Credit Workshop

Columbus, 08 November 2007 -- Ohio Treasurer Richard Cordray will sponsor a free “Rebuild Your Credit” workshop at Norwalk High School next week. The...

Swapalease.com Sees Increase Stemming From Foreclosures

CINCINNATI, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last several months Swapalease.com has seen a significant increase in the number of lessees using the service...

Springboro Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud

Defrauded homeowners on verge of foreclosure DAYTON, November 6, 2007 -- Randall L. Webb, age 50, of Springboro pleaded guilty in United States District Court here...

Butler County Church, Columbus Non-Profit Awarded Competitive Grant for Affordable Senior Housing

Washington, D.C., November 5, 2007 - Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today announced that the non-profit Franklin Foundation has been awarded a competitive grant...

Park Board Approves Cincinnati Riverfront Park in The Banks Agreement

Cincinnati, OH, October 29, 2007 -- The Board of Park Commissioners held a special meeting this morning to consider the proposed Banks development agreement, which...

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...

Phillips Edison Completes $100 Million Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

New Facility Led by Wells Fargo Bank as the Administrative Agent and KeyBank & National City Bank as the Co-Documentation Agents CINCINNATI, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/...

HUD’s Assisted Living Conversion Program Grants For OHIO

NCR of Northern Columbus to receive $2,194,899 WASHINGTON, October 31, 2007 - The Assisted Living Conversion Program grant funds will be used to convert 32 units...

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...

MBA and OMBA Suggest Alternatives to Ohio Compact on Foreclosures

Washington, DC, October 23, 2007 – The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association (OMBA) today sent a letter to the...

PFGI Capital Corporation Confirms Cash Payment on Preferred Stock & Announces Financial Results for...

CLEVELAND, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PFGI Capital Corporation announced that a cash payment will be paid on November 19, 2007 on its Series A...

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Board Approves More Than $9.91 Million In Funding For Affordable...

COLUMBUS, OH, October 17, 2007 -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today approved $3.91 million of funding through the Housing Development Assistance Program...

Glimcher Schedules Third Quarter 2007 Conference Call

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Glimcher Realty Trust (NYSE: GRT) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, October 25,...

Governor Strickland Responds to Ohio Foreclosure Prevention Task Force Recommendations

Proposes Compact Between State and Subprime Mortgage Servicers Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2007 – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today proposed the establishment of a compact between subprime mortgage...

OHFA Board approves more than $6.35 million in funding for affordable housing development projects

COLUMBUS, September 26, 2007 — The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today approved $2.35 million of funding through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP),...

$20,000 Awarded for Outreach Materials and Technology Efficiencies

Columbus, OH, October 5, 2007 -- Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher today announced that a partnership between Vinton and Jackson Counties will receive a $20,000 grant to assist with fair housing efforts.

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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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Brown Urges VA Secretary to Protect Funding For Homeless Veterans

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin urging him to fully reverse a plan to shift funding for VA programs that support homeless veterans. Earlier this month, the VA announced its intent to redirect the funding into a larger pool used by local VA hospitals at their discretion, risking a misuse of funds intended for homeless veterans.