Yearly Archives: 2013

Rep. Bishop and Rep. Kind Introduce Bipartisan Federal Asset Inventory Legislation

Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act [H.R. 916]. The bill requires the Department of Interior (DOI) to conduct an inventory of its federal real property holdings and integrate this data into the Federal Real Property Profile where the inventories will be tracked and managed

Stewart, Colleagues Urge Secretary Salazar to Release Federal Lands in Utah

Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2), along with four other members of the Utah delegation, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, urging the Department to dispose of 5,423 acres of federal land in Utah that has been identified as suitable for disposal by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). It has been reported that BLM is actively identifying and purchasing private property with the goal of preventing commercial activities within Garfield County.

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.

Chaffetz, Quigley Move to Cut Wasteful Federal Property Spending

Today, Congressmen Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill) reintroduced H.R. 328, the Excess Building and Property Disposal Act that cuts wasteful spending on excess federal property which costs taxpayers $1.67 billion annually. The bill passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support in the 112th Congress


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


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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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.