RealEstateRama Authors Posts by Missouri State Treasurer
Senate Passes Blunt Amendment To Protect Private Sector Jobs, Homeowners From Burdensome Rate Increases
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded the inclusion of his amendment in the flood insurance bill, which was passed by the U.S. Senate today. Blunt’s amendment will help protect private sector jobs, homeowners, and property values in Missouri and nationwide
WASHINGTON, DC - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri, a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Domestic & International Monetary Policy and Technology is cosponsoring H.R. 1077, the Consumer Mortgage Choice Act.
WASHINGTON, DC - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $8.4 million in grant renewals to twelve community-based nonprofit agencies to help combat homelessness in the St. Louis area. These competitive grants of unused Fiscal Year 2012 funds are being awarded by HUD under the 2012 Continuum of Care Program competition.
September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home building in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area continued its slow recovery in August with 260 single-family permits issued, bringing the total this year to 2,026 which is a 34.9 percent improvement from the same period in 2011. Last month’s July single-family permits totaled 288.
ST. LOUIS, MO - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he has returned $265,000 and $117,000 in Unclaimed Property to two women in the St. Louis area, respectively. Since January, Treasurer Zweifel has returned more than $2.7 million in Unclaimed Property to individuals and businesses with claims worth more than $100,000. As always there was no charge for the returns, and the identities of the recipients are being withheld for privacy reasons
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) issued a statement today following the ratification of a $122 million housing plan to tackle homelessness in Missouri. The plan was approved unanimously by the state’s housing commission at its meeting today.
SEDALIA, MO - August 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The 2011 Missouri State Fair ended Sunday, and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) said 426 people went home knowing they will be receiving extra cash. During the course of the fair, $87,157 worth of Unclaimed Property was found, a 53 percent increase over the 2010 State Fair. The single largest claim was $5,355
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today renewed his call for the state’s housing commission to approve using 33 percent of its housing tax credits resources, or about $122 million in state and federal funding to fight homelessness throughout Missouri. The proposal is currently recommended by commission staff for approval as part of the 2012 Qualified Application Plan that is scheduled for a vote on Thursday, Aug. 25
SEDALIA, MO - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today that members of his Unclaimed Property team will be at the 2011 State Fair each day starting Thursday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mathewson Exhibition Center to help Missourians find and claim their property.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) is warning Missourians of an email scam being sent nationwide that claims the recipient is owed $2.8 million in Unclaimed Property found in a metal trunk and goes on to request personal information.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he returned more than $1 million in Unclaimed Property to just eight account owners. Five individuals and three businesses each have received more than $100,000 since mid-February. The recipients are not being identified for privacy reasons.
COLUMBIA, MO - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today unveiled and demonstrated his first prototype Unclaimed Property Search Kiosk at the Department of Revenue Columbia License Office. The kiosk, developed by Treasurer Zweifel, makes Missouri one of the first states in the nation with the tool. Individuals are able to quickly search for and claim Unclaimed Property while at the license office through the kiosk.
Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces record breaking pace – $18 million in Unclaimed Property returned...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) today announced he is on a record setting pace for Unclaimed Property returns in fiscal year 2011. In the first six months, $18 million in Unclaimed Property was returned – an 8 percent increase over the same period the previous year. More than 60,000 accounts have been returned as well, a 32 percent increase year over year
Places for People and Treasurer Clint Zweifel break ground on specialized housing for chronically...
December 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) and Places for People broke ground today on Places at Page, Missouri’s first affordable housing development funded by the state’s housing commission specifically targeted to alleviate homelessness amongst individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness. Places for People Executive Director Francie Broderick, Treasurer Zweifel, construction workers and future Places at Page residents helped break down a wall in the new facility expected to be completed by late 2011.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) is reminding Missourians that heading into Black Friday, those new gift cards and gift certificates may one day become Unclaimed Property. The key is keeping the physical card or certificate. Even if a gift card or certificate expires, any remaining value is required to be turned over to Treasurer Zweifel after five years and can be searched for at www.ShowMeMoney.com. Nearly $60,000 in gift card and certificate credit has been returned to Missourians from Unclaimed Property since January 2010, and more than $5.2 million is waiting for account owners