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

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.

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.


SALT LAKE CITY - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Rick Garcia will visit Salt Lake City tomorrow, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the impact of HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and Project Rebuild at the La Porte Group’s newest development, the Plaza at State Street. This development will provide supportive housing, affordable rental apartment homes and economic development opportunities in the heart of Salt Lake City.

Creating a better view in the HGTV Dream Home 2012

PELLA, IA - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- It’s all about the view, says the architect of the 2012 HGTV Dream Home constructed near Park City, Utah. And what better way for the lucky winner of the stylish home to enjoy that view than through their new energy-efficient Pella Architect Series wood windows and entry doors.

Chronic Homelessness Drops 26 percent in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development released the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah’s homeless population during a press conference on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:10 p.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol. The survey reflects a decrease of 8.2 percent in overall homelessness and a decrease of 26 percent in chronic homelessness since last year.

Lt. Governor Bell to Announce Point in Time Count Homeless Numbers

May 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) WHO: Lt. Governor Greg Bell, Gordon D. Walker, Director, Utah Division of Housing and Community Development, Matt Minkivitch, Executive Director, The Road 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.