Disgraced Nashville Judge Loses Pension

NASHVILLE, TN — Now-disgraced former General Sessions Judge Casey Moreland lost his Metro pension Tuesday. The Metro Benefit Board voted unanimously to stop paying Moreland’s $58,000 annual pension against the urging of his attorney Worrick Robinson. The board cited state law saying that pensions could be revoked for elected or appointed officials convicted of crimes Read More

Affordable Housing? Not When There’s A Commute

A map illustration of housing affordability in the state shows Greene County washed completely in unaffordable housing when transportation is a factor. NASHVILLE — More than half of the Tennessee communities where housing is currently considered affordable are actually unaffordable when transportation costs are factored in, according to new research from the Tennessee Housing Development Read More

Broke Out Of This Jailhouse REIT

Summary Despite my original thesis on private prisons, this one has too many challenges to overcome. There are also risks that the government may reduce its reliance on the private sector. After taking my lumps, I’m getting out to invest in a more attractive opportunity. It’s one thing when jails are successful in housing and Read More

Tennessee Home Prices at all-time High

THDA releases 2017 Housing Market at a Glance Tennessee Housing Development Agency Nashville, TN – Home prices in Tennessee are at a record high, according to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency. Tennessee’s median home price grew by 5.4 percent in 2016, reaching a record $185,000, and the annual growth rate accelerated to more than 7.7 Read More