Yearly Archives: 2011


WASHINGTON, DC - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Mississippi and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding last week.

State Fire Marshal Stresses Home Fire Safety In Light of Tragic Panola County Fire

JACKSON, MS - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney is expressing his condolences to the families of the victims of Friday morning’s tragic home fire that claimed four lives and he continues to stress home fire safety

Coast Contractor Pleads Guilty to Home Repair Fraud

Jackson, MS - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Coast Contractor has been sentenced on charges of Felony Home Repair Fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. William Wesley Mohr, age 41, of Picayune, MS, appeared before Judge Lisa P. Dotson, Harrison County 2nd Judicial District, on Tuesday, February 8 and plead guilty to Felony Home Repair Fraud.

Stay Fire Smart During Extreme Temperatures

Jackson, MS - February 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the temperature falls to sub-freezing levels in Mississippi, the risk of someone dying in a fire increases significantly. Careless or improper uses of heating sources continue to be the second leading cause of fire deaths in the state. Ten of the eighty-one fire deaths in 2010 were attributed to heating sources. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney cautions all Mississippians that heating safety should become a high priority in all homes

Miss. Gov. Haley Barbour Joins Enterprise Community Partners, American Express Center for Community Development...

WAVELAND, MS - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than five years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed all of Hancock County’s public housing, seniors in Waveland now have an affordable place to call home thanks to Oak Haven Apartments, which features 80 affordable, cottage-style apartment homes. Gov. Haley Barbour today joined the Bay Waveland Housing Authority, Centerpointe Regional Housing Development, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise), American Express Center for Community Development, and other local housing partners for a grand opening celebration with senior residents

Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Mississippi Mobile Home Park Owner and Managers

WASHINGTON, DC - January 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department today announced that Mississippi property owner Indigo Investments LLC, has agreed to pay $50,000 in monetary damages and civil penalties to settle the government’s Fair Housing Act lawsuit. The government alleged that Indigo and its former employees, Barbara A. Hamilton and Edward L. Hamilton, discriminated against African-American residents and members of interracial households at Homestead Mobile Home Village in Gulfport, Miss., which Indigo formerly owned and the Hamiltons formerly managed.

EastGroup Properties Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Call and Webcast

Jackson, MS - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it will hold its Fourth Quarter Conference Call and Web Cast on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the fourth quarter results and discuss EastGroup's current operations



The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to authorize a study on designating the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a National Park Service unit.


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