BOLTON, MS - December 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded FY 2011 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance awards to the Second Congressional District.
Jackson, MS - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A three day trial of a Hurricane Katrina contractor has ended with the defendant entering a guilty plea, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
JACKSON, MS - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michael Lance Persac, 37, of Canton, was sentenced in federal court today to serve 30 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy announced. He was also ordered to pay restitution of $574,413.99, and the Court entered an order of forfeiture in the form of a money judgment for $3,049,969.12. Persac was a mortgage loan originator who previously pled guilty to wire fraud conspiracy as a result of his role in a scheme to submit false documents to lenders in order to get fraudulent mortgage loans approved.
JACKSON, MS - November 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bobby F. Fisher, John W. Emory, III, Joni Lynn Goss, and Matt Howard were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate in federal court for crimes involving mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney John M. Dowdy announced today.
Jackson, MS - October 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Finding ways to stay warm with the arrival of the first cold weather of the year greatly increases the risk for home heating fires. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney urges the public to be mindful of the fire risks associated with home heating.
BOLTON, MS - September 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $164,000 to the Housing Authority of Yazoo City through the Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved two grants worth $1.35 million to carry out improvements to the State Veterans Homes in Jackson and Collins.
BOLTON, MS - July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Housing and Urban Development- Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher in the amount of $357,714 to the Housing Authority of the City of Jackson.
CLINTON, MS - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Housing Open House in Amory Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will bring together state government experts in safe rooms, home financing and insurance, along with builders, bankers, realtors and utilities to advise Monroe County residents whose properties were damaged or destroyed in the April tornadoes
CLINTON, MS - June 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Contractors are critical to the recovery of Mississippi residents from this spring’s tornadoes, storms and flooding, but before hiring one homeowners should make sure a contractor is licensed.
CLINTON, MS - June 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --Many Mississippians are just getting access to their property since the devastating May floods. Now is the time to call the FEMA inspector.
CLINTON, MS - June 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippians who are repairing or rebuilding after recent severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding are facing many choices – and opportunities – regarding how they put the pieces of their homes and lives back together.<!--
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today introduced the Consumer Option for an Alternative System to Allocate Losses (COASTAL) Act to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by using increased data during the claims process. Wicker’s legislation would provide greater certainty to homeowners and the insurance market, ensuring certain losses from future storms are settled in a timely and equitable manner
Jackson, MS - May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- While other parts of the state are dealing with the aftermath of the flooding and tornado natural disasters, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney and the Mississippi Insurance Department (MID) remind coastal Mississippians that hurricane season begins in a little over a week. Preparations for a forecasted active, 2011 Hurricane season need to begin now, during National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 22-28, 2011.
Jackson, MS - May 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) today announced its Home Saver program to help unemployed Mississippians bring their mortgages current and make monthly mortgage payments for up to 12 months while they look for work. The program’s Education Option assists homeowners for up to 12 additional months if they enroll in a certificate or degree-seeking program to improve their job skills and employability.
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