Tag Archives: State Housing Agencies

Lucrative stimulus contract for green jobs in New Orleans goes to group with least to offer

This new weatherization training center was set up by Louisiana Assocation of Community Action Partnerships, using federal money — a move that gave the group an edge in getting federal stimulus money. April 6th, 2010 | Posted by Brentin Mock … Continue reading

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In Santa Monica, affordable-housing rental agreements are often not enforced

The city is now vowing to crack down after complaints of violations by developers, who have been allowed to exceed zoning restrictions in exchange for offering low- and moderate-income rentals. By Martha Groves April 5, 2010 For decades, Santa Monica … Continue reading

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Paris, Texas Disabled man fears retaliation from Paris Housing Authority due to his retaining assistance from Lone Star Legal Aid after mold complaint in George Wright Homes

3-23-2010 Tiffany Cherry Paris, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – A Paris Texas disabled man living in public housing has expressed concerns for his safety following complaints to the local housing authority about mold in his apartment. Bobby Yates, a double-amputee living in … Continue reading

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Irrefutable evidence indicates that Riverstone Residential, Guarantee Service Team of Professionals, & plaintiffs’ attorney, J Arthur Smith III, must have agreed to exclude evidence that would have shown the owners of Jefferson Lakes Apartments & Riverstone Residential had knowledge of the severe MOLD INFESTATION at the complex before we moved in

All of the records noted below are in response for subpoenaed documents for the year 2005 and the three preceeding years.  As evidenced, there was testing for mold in apartments in the complex in the year 2007. However, the information … Continue reading

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Editorial: HUD props up an apartment complex failing its tenants

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Harvard-educated Rene Campos Jr. made a fortune by buying, rehabilitating and reselling distressed private apartment properties. Today, at 46, he lives in a million-dollar University Park home, owns a $4 million vacation property in Hawaii, plays … Continue reading

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