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‘Controlled movement’ led to inmate riot at Northpoint, report says

FRANKFORT, KY - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Inmates reacted to the implementation of restrictions in their movement at the Northpoint Training Center in August by setting fires in dorms, destroying property and busting out windows, causing one of the most destructive prison riots in Kentucky history, according to a report released today by the Department of Corrections

Meeting of the State Property and Building Commission

FRANKFORT, KY - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State Property and Building Commission (SPBC) will hold a meeting on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Kentucky.

Surplus property auctions produce revenue for state agencies

FRANKFORT, KY - October 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, Division of Surplus Properties, conducted two auctions in the past week netting over $110,000. Two more auctions are scheduled in November.

Meth Lab Home Decontamination Program Reaches Milestone

September 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Since its inception in 2007, the Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Methamphetamine Cleanup Program has reviewed cleanup reports and worked with contractors and home owners on the cleanup of meth-contaminated properties across Kentucky

The State Property and Building Commission

FRANKFORT, KY - August 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State Property and Building Commission (SPBC) will meet on Friday, August 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort.

Kentucky Awarded Grant for Greenup Veterans Cemetery

Greenup Co. Site Will Be Fourth State Veterans Cemetery. FRANKFORT, KY - August 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear announced today that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a grant of $6.1 million to the Commonwealth to establish Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup

The State Property and Building Commission (SPBC) will meet on Tuesday

FRANKFORT, KY - July 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The State Property and Building Commission (SPBC) will meet on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort.

MEDIA ADVISORY

FRANKFORT, KY - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The State Property and Building Commission (SPBC) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 15, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 182 of the Capitol Annex, Frankfort, Kentucky

Governor Beshear announces help for first-time home buyers

FRANKFORT, KY - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear announced today a special initiative by Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) to offer up to $4,500 for down payment and closing costs for first-time home buyers who obtain a KHC home loan. The program will begin on May 1, 2009 and continue through Nov. 30, 2009.

Gov. Beshear announces grants to Lexington nonprofit group

LEXINGTON, KY - April 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) grants to two Lexington nonprofit groups; Community Ventures Corporation and the Hope Center. The NSP grant awards will help fund creative alternative uses for foreclosed and abandoned homes and property.

Governor, Mayor Commemorate Grand Opening of Coca-Cola Enterprises’ New information Technology Development Center in...

FRANKFORT, KY - March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear, Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, along with state and local economic development representatives today joined officials from Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) to commemorate the opening of the company’s new Information Technology (IT) Development Center in Louisville.

Gov. Beshear announces $37 million for communities, residents to combat home, property foreclosures

FRANKFORT, KY - March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky will use $37 million in federal funding to help communities respond to the effects of high home and property foreclosures in the wake of the country’s economic crisis

Division of Water provides guidance on emergency water disinfection

FRANKFORT, KY - February 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As power outages and low water pressure problems persist in some areas of the commonwealth as a result of the ice storm, Kentucky officials are urging residents to properly disinfect water for in-home use, including drinking, cooking, making prepared drinks and brushing teeth.

Governor Steve Beshear’s Communications Office

FRANKFORT, Ky. - January 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Kentuckians reeling from near-record low temperatures this week are reminded that assistance is available to families in need of help paying their heating bills.

Kentucky Rents – Your Rental Housing Connection

Kentucky Rents, your free rental housing directory, has a fresh new look. January 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Looking for a place to rent? To search for a rental property in your area, go to www.kyrents.org select your criteria, then click "Search Now." You can search by size, location and price and gather information about parking, proximity to schools, grocery stores and public transportation.

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AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation Continues Growth with New Loan Origination Center in...

AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation, NMLS ID #1168, announces today it plans to establish an office in Louisville, Kentucky, and offer jobs to approximately 125 employees and support personnel formerly employed by Discover Home Loans, Inc., which is winding down its mortgage origination operations there

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EPA Awards Tompkinsville, Kentucky $184,000 for Safe Drinking Water Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the City of Tompkinsville a water infrastructure grant for $184,000 to assist in improvements to the water treatment plant. The grant will be used, along with $496,850 in matching funds from the city, to fund the removal of existing sludge from the lagoon, expansion of the lagoon, and the installation of equipment that will allow the lagoon to perform its most critical functions