BLM SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT FOR THE BENTLY LAND ACQUISITION PROJECT

The Bureau of Land Management has completed the Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Bently Land Acquisition Project of 14,522 acres of environmentally sensitive lands owned by Bently Family Limited Partnership. The Secretary of the Interior approved funds for this project as part of Round 15 of the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Mourns the Passing of Lori Yarrish, Director of Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today issued the following statement on the passing of Lori Yarrish, Director of the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, who was Norton’s cousin.

NRPA Launches ‘Heart Your Park’ Day of Service Initiative

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is proud to announce the launch of its new “Heart Your Park” Day of Service initiative to connect corporations to volunteer community events in local parks across the country. With the help of local park and recreation agencies, corporate and community volunteers will work together to restore a park or plant trees, support wildlife

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.
Panera Anchored Property in the Memphis MSA

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Panera Anchored Property in the Memphis...

he Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a fully leased three tenant property located at 8340 US-64 and 2916 Kate Hyde Blvd in Bartlet
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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Two Brand-New Single-Tenant Starbucks in Northern California for...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has completed the sale

Statement from the National Fair Housing Alliance, et al. Concerning the Recent AFFH Ruling

We are deeply disappointed that the court did not recognize the importance of immediately and fully reinstating the mechanisms needed to implement the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule.
NLIHC

Statement from National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO Diane Yentel — Court...

The federal government, states, and local communities have been required by law since 1968 to work to undo the segregated communities that federal housing policy created in the first place.
7-Eleven Property

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease 7-Eleven Property

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased 7-Eleven property located at 270 Broad Street in Providence, Rhode Island for $3,276,496.
EPA

EPA Receives Record Number of Letters of Interest for WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 billion in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in response to the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program’s 2018 Notice of Funding Availability.
Classic Optical property in Youngstown

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Classic Optical property in Youngstown, Ohio

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Classic Optical property located at 3710 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio for $2,729,610.
Mortgage Possible

Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. Launches New Distributed Retail Division: Mortgage Possible

Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. has expanded their distributed retail division with the launch of a new DBA, Mortgage Possible. Currently located in Buena Park, CA, Mortgage Possible has plans for a nationwide expansion, starting in California, Arizona, Nevada, New Jersey
DHCD

DHCD Seeks Design Input on New, Comprehensive Affordable Housing Database

The DC Department of Housing and Community Development announced today it is seeking design input on a new public website that would, for the first time, provide comprehensive data on affordable housing in the District.
NAHB

Housing Starts Hold Their Ground in July

Total housing starts inched up 0.9 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.
Center for American Progress

New CAP Brief Uses Charlotte Light Rail Project to Highlight How Environmental Review Strengthens...

A new issue brief from the Center for American Progress uses the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Blue Line project as a case study to demonstrate how environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act strengthens infrastructure projects and forestalls social, environmental, and even economic harms that might occur without such a review.
NHC

NHC submits comments to Treasury on Opportunity Zones implementation

The National Housing Conference (NHC) submitted comments today on Opportunity Zones (OZ) to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. NHC believes that to be eligible for the tax incentive, any tax-deferred investments targeted specifically at distressed communities should avoid the elimination of affordable housing leading to displacement of current residents.

Wyden Calls for Improvements to Nursing Home Rating System

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today called on the federal government to improve the quality measures for adequate staffing that American seniors and their families use when selecting a nursing home

Official Statement from the National Fair Housing Alliance Regarding HUD’s Recent AFFH Rule Changes

HUD’s recently announced Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule ultimately does not affect our pending litigation, National Fair Housing Alliance, et al. v. Carson, et al.
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Deepens Investment in Underserved Communities and Commitment to Social Justice In...

Capital Impact Partners began 2018 by deepening its commitment to breaking down barriers to success for underinvested communities by expanding justice and equity. The organization announced today that it provided more than $36 million in financing during the first half of 2018.
USDA

USDA Partners to Improve Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 23 States

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett visited the state today to announce that USDA is investing more than $124 million (PDF, 155.4 KB) to help rebuild and improve rural water infrastructure in 23 states. Five projects in Louisiana are receiving funding.

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Making Shopping for Your First Home a Fun Experience

Your First Home
Maybe you have plans to get married and need to secure your first home so you have a place to move into after your honeymoon. Other first time homebuyers have rental leases that are soon to expire. While finding the first piece of residential property that you are to own and live in

South Cove, First New For-Sale Residential Development in Dana Point to...

South Cove
International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the recent opening of the KTGY-designed residential models at South Cove in Dana Point, California. Built by San Diego-based real estate development company Zephyr, this is Dana Point’s first new for-sale residential development to open in decades. South Cove is a unique, barefoot community that exudes laid-back luxury in a highly-coveted coastal setting at the southern gateway of Dana Point.

Norton Reelected as Top Democrat on Highways and Transit Subcommittee

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was elected by her fellow Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to return as the Ranking Member of its Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT FOR THE BENTLY LAND ACQUISITION PROJECT

The Bureau of Land Management has completed the Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Bently Land Acquisition Project of 14,522 acres of environmentally sensitive lands owned by Bently Family Limited Partnership. The Secretary of the Interior approved funds for this project as part of Round 15 of the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act.