Yearly Archives: 2012

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.

Utah Division of Housing and Community Development to Release 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness

November 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) - The 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness provides information regarding the state of homelessness in Utah. New this year is the State of Utah’s Strategic Plan to End Homelessness and descriptions of newly implemented programs that are helping tackle homelessness in Utah.

Housing and Community Development Division Hosts Utah’s Ninth Annual Homeless Summit

SALT LAKE CITY - November 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Public, private and non-profit homeless service providers will gather in Salt Lake City to discuss the challenges, successes and trends in serving Utah’s homeless during the Eighth Annual Homeless Summit Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, 2012.


October 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Flowy saw a news broadcast for a groundbreaking for Utah Housing Corporation’s CROWN (CRedits to OWN) project in South Salt Lake. Today, Flowy is all smiles and with very good reason. Flowy has lived in multiple countries including Samoa and New Zealand, but these exotic locations pale in comparison to the 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,200 square foot house that Flowy now lovingly calls “her own home.”

Home Heating Help Available for Low-Income Utahns

SALT LAKE CITY - October 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home Energy Assistance Target (H.E.A.T.) applications will be accepted beginning November 1, 2012 and continue through the end of April, 2013 or until funds are exhausted, the Housing and Community Development Division announced today.

Utah Housing CEO Grant Whitaker Named Secretary/Treasurer of the National Council of State Housing...

October 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Grant S. Whitaker, President and CEO of Utah Housing Corporation (UHC), was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) at their Annual Conference held in Orlando, Florida, October 20-23

Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Connected to Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

CHARLESTON, WV - July 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that a Utah man pleaded guilty in federal court for his involvement in a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme linked to properties at a Putnam County, West Virginia. subdivision. Raymond Paul Morris, 51, of South Weber, Utah, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and bank fraud. Morris admitted to participating in the sophisticated multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme in early 2006 along with co-conspirators Deborah L. Joyce, 38, of Hurricane, West Virginia, and Michael Hurd, 37, of Utah.

Solaris Collection at Daybreak Wins Residential Project of the Year

IRVINE, CA - July 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, based in California, and Garbett Homes of Salt Lake City, UT, announce that Utah's first truly affordable solar-powered and geothermal homes, the Solaris Collection at Daybreak in South Jordan, UT, has earned the highly-coveted Gold Nugget Grand Award for the Residential Project of the Year in the detached product category.

Utah Realtor Carla Hansen integrates IDX Broker software onto dynamic Utah real estate website

EUGENE, OR - May 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Carla Hansen, real estate professional with The Real Estate Group, has teamed with IDX, Inc. to create an easy-to-use real estate search page for all potential Lehi, Utah buyers. The versatile tools and search features Hansen now displays on her website make the online property search monumentally easier for home seekers and real estate professionals alike. Wasatch Front Regional MLS (WFRMLS) are synced to her search page, giving her website a competitive advantage in the market.

New Student-Built Affordable Housing Completed in Davis County

May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The ECHO program (Educationally Constructed Housing Opportunities) was created by Utah Housing to provide financing to build affordable homes and prepare students for jobs in the construction industry by using a student workforce. The well-built homes are sold to moderateincome households. The school receives a builder’s fee for building the home.


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.