Arrest Warrant Issued for San Jose Real Estate Agent

By: Charles Grice An arrest warrant has been issued for a San Jose, Calif. real estate agent who was charged with scamming victims in a deal involving a building in Modesto, Calif. Amalek Elyassnia is wanted on ten charges of grand theft after she¬†scammed a number of people out of roughly $500,000 after persuading them […]

HUD Offices in Worst Foreclosure Areas to Close

By: Margaret Olsen The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that it will close 16 field offices in a plan to cut costs and create efficiencies in the organization. Four of the 16 offices serve eight U.S. cities that have the highest rates of foreclosures. The office closures were based on […]

HUD Awards $40 Million in Housing Counseling Grants

By: Charles Grice As part of its ongoing efforts to assist families and individuals with housing needs and in order to help prevent future foreclosures, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced more than $40 million in housing counseling grants. These grants will be provided across the country, to over 330 […]