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December 6, 2021

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Public-private effort could mean new homes as low as $208K for working Vegas families
Sunday, October 31, 2021
This public-private partnership will provide affordable home-ownership opportunities for families that earn less than the Las Vegas median income ...
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‘I’ll do it my way’: Las Vegas landlord lowers rents to keep tenants
Friday, September 10, 2021
For tenant Bill Donnelly, a disabled Vietnam War veteran, his landlord's generosity has resulted in an unexpected decline in rent over the years. When he moved in, Donly was paying $1,200 a month for the 1,600-square-foot property. The next year, the rent went down to ...
Plan for housing near Red Rock Canyon gets permit OK despite objections
Plan for housing near Red Rock Canyon gets permit OK despite objections
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Gypsum Resources now has the go-ahead to design roads and utilities for 280 luxury homes on 563 acres on the site of a century-old gypsum mine near Blue Diamond Hill ...
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Evicted Las Vegas tenant: ‘I do not know what I am going to do’
Thursday, August 12, 2021
The federal moratorium on evictions — combined with billions of dollars in rent subsidies — was supposed to avert the scenario of millions of Americans being turned out of their homes after they lost their jobs during the pandemic and were unable to afford their rent. Yet despite these efforts, many local governments and courts were not sure how to …
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Median home price in Las Vegas continues to surge, surpassing $400,000
Friday, August 6, 2021
The median price for an existing single-family home in July cleared $400,000 for the first time, a report released today indicates. According to the Las Vegas Realtors trade organization, the median price for a home sold in Southern Nevada last month was $405,000, which is $10,000 more than what was recorded for June. July’s figures represent a $75,000 increase from ...
Las Vegas homes selling fast despite median price moving toward $400K
Las Vegas homes selling fast despite median price moving toward $400K
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The median price for an existing home in Southern Nevada is as close to $400,000 as it’s ever been. Reaching a new all-time high, the median price shot to ...
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UNLV’s entry in national competition designed to offer respite to veterans with PTSD
Friday, April 9, 2021
UNLV is one of 11 universities competing in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2020 Solar Decathlon build challenge, a biennial contest where students design, construct and operate homes powered by renewable energy. The challenge’s competition events, postponed for …
Nevada extends eviction moratorium through end of May
Nevada extends eviction moratorium through end of May
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Gov. Steve Sisolak extended Nevada’s residential eviction moratorium for two more months but said there will be no further extensions. Today’s announcement comes ...
Tribal communities in Nevada getting $10.1 million for affordable housing
Friday, March 19, 2021
Tribal communities in Nevada will get about $10.1 million for affordable housing through the American Rescue Plan, Democratic Nevada Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen said today. “I’m proud to have ...
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Median home sales price in Las Vegas hits record high
Monday, March 8, 2021
The Las Vegas Valley existing home market continues to be unflinchingly in seller’s territory. Aldo Martinez, president of the Las Vegas Realtors trade group, said there was less than a one-month supply of preowned homes on the market at the end of February. A six-month supply is ...
Program helps homeless people afford apartments
Monday, October 19, 2020
The city of Las Vegas added 10 apartments this month to a program that provides transitional housing for homeless people. The Las Vegas City Council approved spending ...
With supply tight, Las Vegas home prices hit all-time high
With supply tight, Las Vegas home prices hit all-time high
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
The median sale price of existing homes in the Las Vegas area grew to record high $337,250 in September, an increase of 9% from September of last year ...
Sisolak extends Nevada eviction moratorium by 45 days
Sisolak extends Nevada eviction moratorium by 45 days
Monday, August 31, 2020
Gov. Steve Sisolak extended Nevada’s eviction moratorium by 45 days, easing some of the concerns of the almost 250,000 people estimated to be at risk of eviction in Clark County alone ...
Clark County passes emergency housing discrimination ordinance
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Landlords can’t reject a housing applicant based on their source of income or evictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, under an ...
How will the pandemic impact the Las Vegas housing market?
How will the pandemic impact the Las Vegas housing market?
Monday, June 1, 2020
Demand for houses has remained robust through the first months of the coronavirus crisis, with bidding wars on many properties, some Las Vegas area ...