Yearly Archives: 2010

Kilroy Requested Workshop Helps Struggling Ohioans Keep Their Homes

Columbus, OH - August 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15) today teamed up with lenders and housing counselors to assist nearly 100 Ohioans at risk of foreclosure.

OHFA Board approves $4.7M for development of affordable housing, new board member

COLUMBUS, OH - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today approved $1,926,628 of Tax Credit Exchange (TCE) dollars created in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) together with more than $602,633 from OHFA's Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) and $2,213,669 from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

Affordable Housing across Ohio to be Built to a Green Standard

CLEVELAND, OH - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- At a time when more and more low-income Ohioans are in need of housing they can afford, the Ohio Green Communities initiative is working across the state to help ensure that as many apartments as possible meet an energy efficient green standard.

Ohio Receives Additional $148 Million in Foreclosure Prevention Assistance from U.S. Department of Treasury

Columbus, OH - August 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Obama Administration today announced that the Ohio Housing Finance Agency will receive an additional $148 million through the U.S. Treasury's Hardest-Hit Fund to help Ohio homeowners prevent foreclosure.

Sen. Brown Announces $172 Million For Foreclosure Prevention Assistance In Ohio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that Ohio will receive $172 million in funding for foreclosure-prevention assistance from the Housing Finance Agency Innovation Fund for the Hardest Hit Housing Markets ("Hardest Hit Fund").

Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund (Ohio HHF) plan approved by U.S. Department of Treasury

COLUMBUS, OH - August 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Treasury today announced the approval of the Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund (Ohio HHF) plan.

Congresswoman Fudge Applauds Help for Out-of-Work Homeowners in Financial Reform Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. - July 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners who have lost their jobs and face foreclosure will benefit from a new Emergency Homeowners’ Relief Fund. Modeled from a successful program in Pennsylvania, the Fund provides $1 Billion for homeowners facing foreclosure.

Rep. Sutton Announces Community Development Block Grants for Barberton and Cuyahoga Falls

WASHINGTON, DC - July 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rep. Betty Sutton (D-Ohio) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to the cities of Barberton and Cuyahoga Falls.

Sen. Brown Announces More Than $22 Million to Support Development of Affordable Housing for...

WASHINGTON D.C. - July 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that $22,317,400 has been awarded to Ohio housing services by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 202 and Section 811 programs.

Boyce Offers HomeSaver Program to Help Ohio Homeowners

COLUMBUS, OH - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce is announcing the re-launch of the HomeSaver program to help Montgomery County homeowners with at-risk mortgages who may be facing foreclosure.

OHFA awards over $19M in tax credits for affordable housing in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH - July 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) today announced the 2010 Housing Tax Credit Program recipients who will each receive a portion $19.2 million in housing tax credits for the acquisition, development and rehabilitation of affordable housing units in Ohio.

Boccieri Announces More Than $4.6 Million For Medina, Stark, Wayne Counties’ Public Housing Agencies

WASHINGTON, DC - June 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative John Boccieri (D-Alliance) today announced the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development awarded more than $4.6 million in grants to Medina, Stark and Wayne Counties through the 2010 Capital Fund Program.

Kucinich Blisters JP Morgan Chase’s Home Finance CEO

Washington, DC - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today continued his relentless efforts on behalf of Cleveland area homeowners during a hearing examining the efficacy of the Administration’s centerpiece program to assist borrowers seeking modifications of their mortgages.

Cordray Focuses on Foreclosure Rescue Scams in Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH - June 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of a national mortgage fraud sweep dubbed “Operation Stolen Dreams,” Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray today announced lawsuits against two Ohio foreclosure rescue businesses for failing to provide services for which consumers paid.

OHFA Board recognizes outstanding Homeownership Programs in Cincinnati and Toledo, approves $27.2M for development...

COLUMBUS, OH - June 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) is celebrating National Homeownership Month by honoring programs and initiatives across the affordable housing industry that demonstrate excellence and innovation.

OHFA’s Homeownership Programs provide quality, affordable housing options for Ohioans during National Homeownership Month

COLUMBUS, OH - June 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) offers a number of diverse programs that promote sustainable homeownership.

Cordray Offers Help for Northwest Ohio Homeowners

COLUMBUS, OH - June 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and the Toledo-area Better Business Bureau (BBB) are offering an information center in Wood County this week to assist Ohioans who are looking to repair and rebuild in the aftermath of the recent tornados.

Kucinich Finds Solution to Foreclosure Counseling Funding Problem

Washington, DC - June 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today found a solution to problems regarding funding home foreclosure prevention counseling efforts.

OHFA celebrates the dream of homeownership, examines critical issues and trends impacting affordable housing...

COLUMBUS, OH - June 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- June is annually recognized as Homeownership Month nationally and here in Ohio as declared by Governor Ted Strickland.

IDX Broker software combines ease and efficiency to give home buyers a pleasant online...

EUGENE, OR - May 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The innovative Internet Data Exchange (IDX) technology is now being employed on Washington, D.C. area Realtor Andrew Lax's website. With IDX, Inc.'s revolutionary IDX technology, Lax and the whole Weichert Realtors team can now benefit from a helpful and easy-to-use real estate website. Never before has the online home search been easier for both professionals and home seekers alike thanks in large part to the customizable IDX solution that brings Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) listings directly to the search pages of Lax's website.


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.