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(WITH VIDEO) Funding secured for Capitol Art Lofts in downtown Jackson

By JACK WEATHERLY Two years after HRI Properties announced that it would convert historical, vacant buildings into 31 loft apartments in the 200 block of West Capitol Street in Jackson, it said on Tuesday it will move forward with the project now that it has the funding. The delay was caused by the unavailability of tax credits, said Joshua Collen, ...

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Apartments receive first tax credit under Bryant's Health Care Zone initiative

BATESVILLE — Gov. Phil Bryant and local officials have cut the ribbon on the newly-renovated Skyview Apartments in Batesville. It represents the first development to open its doors that received a special award of Housing Tax Credits under the Governor’s Health Care Zone initiative. Bryant said. “This is exactly the type of project we envisioned when we asked developers to ...

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Reeves taps Mike Webb for MHC

Mike Webb has been named to the board of directors of Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC). Lt. Governor Tate Reeves appointed Webb to MHC’s Tax Credit Subcommittee, and will serve a six-year term expiring in 2020. Webb is the CEO of Iuka-based First American National Bank, where he has been employed for 18 years. He was chosen as Mississippi’s youngest bank ...

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Attorney general creates foreclosure prevention group

Attorney General Jim Hood has announced the creation of the  “Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium” to assist homeowners who are struggling as a result of the foreclosure crisis. “The consortium was created through funding from the National Mortgage Settlement that was entered into earlier this year with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers,” the General Hood’s office. Partners include Money Management International, ...

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State grabs $7.7M of foreclosure settlement

The mortgage foreclosure fiasco has turned out to be a bonanza of sorts for Mississippi state government. Mississippi’s general fund will receive a $7.7 cash infusion from the national legal settlement state Attorney General Jim Hood and 48 other attorneys general negotiated with giant mortgage servicers Bank of America, Citi, Chase, GMAC and Wells Fargo. The financial companies were forced ...

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Joachim named president

Elizabeth Joachim, vice chair of the Mississippi Home Corporation’s (MHC’s) board of directors, has been named president of the National Council of State Housing Boards (NCSHB). Joachim was appointed to MHC’s board in 2000 and is the agency’s longest-serving current member. Joachim is a native of Biloxi and owner of Corso’s Inc., an 87-year-old wholesale and vending machine company. She ...

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