Maryland foreclosures: State to get $6.8 million to help stabilize neighborhoods damaged by foreclosures - baltimoresun.com: "Maryland communities will receive $6.8 million to combat the damage that foreclosures have wreaked in neighborhoods, the federal government said Wednesday.
The grants are part of $970 million the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is handing out nationally" Additional locations receiving help include:
St. Louis REgion (including Illionois) with award of $16.2 million this is in addition to the previous 14+ million awarded in previous years. Illinois will recieve $30 million
Oregon will receive funds. $5 million on top two previous awards of $19.6 million and $6.8 million. The state has used those awards to acquire more than 350 properties for rehab or resale in 45 communities including Portland, Gresham, Salem and Bend.
"These homes are going to be the primary residence of those who are working hard during these difficult times, yet are still struggling to own their own home," Brown said. "Additionally, the program puts people to work immediately since many of the homes require renovation."
AZ Central.com - - 1 hour ago
8, 2010 01:14 PM Arizona will receive an additional $45 million in federal dollars to help with the state'sforeclosure crisis. Arizona counties, cities and ...
NOTE: Read that bold part again... States can now take advantage of homeowners who has their homes stolen (see florida) by illegal foreclosure mills etc. Doesn't that just make your brown eyes - blue? Let's see conflict of interest.... help homeowners? or help grow cities or state lands? Dont' staes make laws that affect the homeowners ability to win or lose their foreclosure fight in court?
I could go on and on, but it is getting pretty disgusting to listen to ALL the taxpayer money being awarded, when this was PREVENTABLE. Dont' get me wrong I think neighborhoods need cleaning up and crime preventation and restoration BUT I am sick at heart that states, cities, banks and insurance companies get funding and homeowners get the boot.
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