Yearly Archives: 2009

Consumer Alert: Don’t Let Foreclosure Rescue Schemes Sink You

Salt Lake City, UT - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In tough financial times it seems plenty of companies are claiming they can save Utah homeowners from foreclosure.

HUD Announces $3.1 Million for Affordable Housing and Community Development in Provo

DENVER, CO - September 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan recently announced the City of Provo will receive more than $3.1 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing.

Secretary Donovan Approves Recovery Act Plans For Communities In Utah To Revitalize Neighborhoods And...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today approved the plans for 12 grantees in Utah to use more than $3.2 million in federal grants to help stabilize and revive local neighborhoods, rehabilitate affordable housing, and improve key public facilities. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, HUD's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program will support state and local community development while stimulating employment.

Reckitt Benckiser Begins Construction Of New Logistics Center In Salt Lake City

Parsippany, NJ - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Reckitt Benckiser held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Logistics and Custom Manufacturing Center on May 5, 2009 in Tooele, Utah. Construction will take place over the course of 2009, with the site expected to begin operation in the first quarter of 2010.

Overall Homeless Rate Rises in Utah as Chronic Homelessness Drops

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A snapshot survey shows that Utah’s total homeless population increased by eight percent while chronic homelessness decreased by nearly five percent since last year. In Salt Lake County where more than 200 housing units have been provided for the chronically homeless, there has been a 24 percent reduction from last year.

Midvale Mortgage Owners Charged with Fraud

Salt Lake City, UT - March 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Utah Attorney General's Office today charged the CEO of Utah Financial Inc., Midvale, Utah, and his wife with 18 second-degree felony counts for allegedly running a lucrative mortgage fraud scheme.

Hines Opens Development and Investment Office in Salt Lake City

HOUSTON, TX - March 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that it has opened a new development and investment office in Salt Lake City, Utah. The office will be headed by Dustin (“Dusty”) Harris, who transferred in February from Hines’ development office in Orange County, CA.

913 units of affordable housing with 1,357 direct jobs created in 2008

Salt Lake City, Utah - February 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Back in 2007, the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund Board approved projects to build 713 units of affordable housing.

Governor Launches “Hope for the Homeless” Tax Campaign

Salt Lake City, UT - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Governor Jon Huntsman will speak Friday, January 30 at the annual launch of the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund tax campaign.


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


The Exchange

KTGY Chosen to Design Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Salt Lake City,...

The innovative project looks to transform this downtown district through the infusion of a diverse set of programs that will provide activated street frontages and a variety of housing typologies at all levels of affordability.