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Housing & Development

House Budget Resolution Passes

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a budget resolution that balances in less than 10 years, doesn’t raise taxes, and cuts $5.5 Trillion in spending

Utah-Based Washakie Renewable Energy LLC Settles Renewable Fuel Standard Violations

The Department of Justice today filed a stipulation of settlement resolving civil claims against Washakie Renewable Energy LLC (Washakie) for violations of the Renewable Fuel Program under the Clean Air Act.  The stipulation of settlement was filed in the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia.  A complaint stating the government’s claims was filed at the same time, announced Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and Assistant Administrator Cynthia Giles for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

Utah Housing Corporation and Tooele County School District Celebrate the Completion of another ECHO...

A new home built by students of Tooele County School District is near completion in Tooele, UT as a result of a partnership between Utah Housing Corporation and Tooele County School District.

USDA RURAL HOUSING SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR TO TOUR SELF-HELP HOMES IN ELK RIDGE, UTAH

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez today toured the homes of nine Elk Ridge, Utah, families who will soon become homeowners though their participation in USDA’s Mutual Self-Help Housing program.

New Affordable Rent-to-Own Housing in Roosevelt, Utah

Utah Housing Corporation and the Roosevelt City Housing Authority are hosting an open house for three new affordable CROWN (Credits-to-OWN) homes in Roosevelt. The CROWN program seeks to bring homeownership within the reach of lower income households while helping local governments to revitalize neighborhoods. These homes will help three households realize the dream of homeownership as they build equity with their low monthly rent payments

Utah Housing Corporation and the Granite Technical Institute Celebrate the Completion of another ECHO...

A new home built by students is near completion and has a sale pending with a home buyer in West Valley City as a result of a partnership between Utah Housing Corporation and Granite Technical Institute.

HUD, UTAH MORTGAGE COMPANY SETTLE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION CLAIM

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached a Conciliation Agreement with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), in Salt Lake City, UT, settling allegations that the lender denied a Baltimore, Maryland woman a mortgage loan because she was pregnant and on maternity leave.

New Affordable Rent-to-Own Housing in Grantsville and Tooele, Utah

Utah Housing Corporation and Tooele County Housing Authority are hosting an open house for four new affordable CROWN (Credits-to-OWN) homes in Grantsville and Tooele. The CROWN program seeks to bring homeownership within the reach of lowincome households while helping local governments to revitalize neighborhoods. These homes will help four lower-income households realize the dream of homeownership as they build equity with their low monthly rent payments.

UTAH HOUSING CORPORATION AWARDS $59 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING

Utah Housing Corporation recently announced awards of its 2013 round of competition for federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). As the administrator of the LIHTC program for the State of Utah, Utah Housing received applications for 24 proposed projects, requesting a total of $11,624,000 in annual housing credits

Utah Housing CFO Cleon Butterfield Appointed Council Member to Federal Home Loan Bank of...

December 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cleon P. Butterfield, Senior Vice President and CFO of Utah Housing Corporation (UHC), was appointed as a Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Mr. Butterfield will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2013. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle (FHLB) is a member-owned cooperative, serving 338 community financial institutions. FHLB provides its members with access to wholesale funding which they use to make home mortgages, small business, and other loans in their communities.

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Reps. Stewart & Frankel Call for Oversight of Unregulated Sober Homes

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes

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House Passes Bill to Benefit Utah Communities

The House passed H.R. 2582, the bipartisan “Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act.” Introduced by Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), the bill resolves a longstanding legal issue and authorizes the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration’s to acquire 500 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Utah.