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Las Vegas council approves financing for major affordable housing project
Las Vegas council approves financing for major affordable housing project
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
One of the largest affordable housing projects in Nevada history is coming to Las Vegas, using funding from private activity bonds and local affordable housing developers ...
Housing prices steady as Realtors group touts market stability
Housing prices steady as Realtors group touts market stability
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Las Vegas-area home prices continue to hover around a familiar price point. July numbers showed the the median price for an existing single-family house at $303,000, a slight dip from ...
Housing authority board delays vote on whether to keep executive director
Housing authority board delays vote on whether to keep executive director
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Just over one year into his tenure, the executive director of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority could be removed from his post by ...
County, city get HUD grant for affordable housing
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Clark County and Las Vegas will share more than $21 million in grant funding for affordable housing and community development projects. The grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development were ...
Despite largest rent increase in country, Las Vegas market still seen as affordable
Despite largest rent increase in country, Las Vegas market still seen as affordable
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The median monthly rent for an apartment in Las Vegas has jumped more in the past year than any other major U.S. metro area, according to a new report. However, Suzy Vasquez, executive director for ...
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Las Vegas home prices called 'surprisingly stable' after June bump
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Local home prices are trending up. The median price for a home sold in Southern Nevada in June was $304,000, up just slightly from May, according to a report released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The figure, which is up nearly 5% from June 2018, represents ...
Why North Las Vegas is so excited about new master-planned community
Why North Las Vegas is so excited about new master-planned community
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Valley Vista, a new master-planned community in North Las Vegas, will include an elementary school and commercial plots across 600 acres of planned development ...
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Report: Southern Nevada home appreciation continues to lag
Friday, June 7, 2019
Las Vegas-area homes are appreciating at their lowest rate in the past seven years. That’s according to numbers released this week from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. For May, and for the third consecutive month, median existing home prices in Southern Nevada continued to hover around the $300,000 mark. The year-over-year increase of just under ...
Luxury apartment, retail complex breaks ground at Symphony Park
Luxury apartment, retail complex breaks ground at Symphony Park
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Nashville developer Tim Downey and his team looked at many sites in Las Vegas but ultimately decided Symphony Park was the place to be. On Tuesday, Downey, CEO and founder of ...
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Report: Housing Authority staff ‘at all levels’ is complicit in fraud
Friday, May 10, 2019
A report released Wednesday by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority alleges that a housing board commissioner may have abused her power and committed fraud and embezzlement and that other members of the agency and board may have colluded with her. Conducted by top officials at the ...
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Static home prices signal a stabilizing Las Vegas market
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The calendar has turned, but the Southern Nevada housing market hasn’t. According to a report released Wednesday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, the median price for an existing single-family home sold through its Multiple Listing Service was $300,000 during April. The number represents no change from ...
Las Vegas’ affordable housing shortage at crisis level, advocates say
Las Vegas’ affordable housing shortage at crisis level, advocates say
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Ten years after the burst of the U.S. housing bubble sent Las Vegas into economic crisis, real estate has made a comeback in the Valley. Residents don’t have to look far to find luxury homes ...
Las Vegas median home price hits $300,000, a slight uptick
Las Vegas median home price hits $300,000, a slight uptick
Monday, April 8, 2019
Reversing a recent trend, the median sale price of a home in Southern Nevada ticked up in March, according to a new report from ...
D.C. lawmakers visit Nevada Legislature, talk nuclear waste, health care
D.C. lawmakers visit Nevada Legislature, talk nuclear waste, health care
Monday, March 25, 2019
Members of Nevada’s congressional delegation visited state lawmakers last week to discuss issues they’re tackling in Washington, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto and Rep. Dina Titus ...
Henderson leads nation in apartment rental rate growth
Henderson leads nation in apartment rental rate growth
Friday, March 1, 2019
A new report indicates Henderson has the fastest-growing apartment rental rates in the country, among U.S. cities with 250,000 or more residents ...