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Delta and Habitat for Humanity build 10th and 11th home funded by onboard recycling...

Delta employees recently worked alongside two Atlanta families to put the final coat of paint on the 10th and 11th Habitat for Humanity homes funded by the airline’s Inflight Recycling Program.
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Habitat for Humanity receives $1.25 million donation from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation...

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today announced a gift of $1.25 million to Habitat for Humanity to support aging-in-place services for low-income older adults. Habitat will implement a program designed by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing that combines services in nursing and occupational therapy with Habitat’s expertise in home repairs.
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President and Mrs. Carter in Indiana to build new Habitat for Humanity homes alongside...

President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter have donned their hardhats and lifted their hammers for their 35th work project with Habitat for Humanity. Building alongside volunteers and future homeowners, the Carters are helping to build 22 new, affordable homes this week in what will become an all-Habitat neighborhood in Mishawaka.
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ISEC launches national partnership with Habitat for Humanity

More than 200 ISEC employees will build or repair homes alongside Habitat homeowners this year through the company’s national partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Their efforts will help revitalize neighborhoods in Canada and seven U.S. states, including California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Texas and Washington.
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Nissan celebrates 13 years of building sustainable communities with Habitat for Humanity

Nissan North America continues its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation to help build affordable homes in partnership with families in need of decent housing. Nissan’s contributions to Habitat for Humanity in North America amount to more than $15.5 million over the past 13 years.
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Cotiviti launches national partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help build decent, affordable homes

Cotiviti announced today a new national partnership with Habitat for Humanity and will support the organization’s work in 2018. The partnership will engage hundreds of Cotiviti employees working alongside Habitat homeowners and community members in homebuilding and renovations, as well as volunteering at their local Habitat for Humanity ReStores, which are Habitat’s nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers
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Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity renew commitment through 2018

Whirlpool Corporation announced it will continue its longtime relationship with Habitat for Humanity through 2018. This marks the 19th year the appliance manufacturer and nonprofit organization have collaborated to support families in need of affordable housing, with Whirlpool Corporation committing to providing a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat home built in the U.S. and Canada
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Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s and more than 18,000 women build with families nationwide during...

For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s will host the annual National Women Build Week from May 5-13 where thousands of women volunteers and Habitat homeowners will unite nationwide to build up their communities and gain skills in home construction.
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On 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act, Habitat CEO calls for focus on breaking...

“The landmark Fair Housing Act put an end to despicable forms of discrimination that put up barriers to millions of Americans who were seeking better lives for their families,” Reckford said. “But no one should be satisfied that the progress brought by the Fair Housing Act solved fair housing in America. Far too many millions of Americans still face enormous barriers to decent and affordable housing.
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Habitat for Humanity helps to secure significant funding increases for affordable housing in 2018...

Habitat for Humanity today praised significant increases in U.S. affordable housing funding for 2018, following more than a year of intense advocacy by the housing nonprofit. The funding bill approved by Congress and signed by the president today not only rejected previously proposed steep cuts, but increased funding in key initiatives that Habitat and other organizations use to expand access to affordable housing
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Habitat for Humanity hails House of Representatives’ bipartisan passage of legislation that will lower...

In a strong and bipartisan show of support, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Housing Opportunities Made Easier, or HOME, Act, a bill that would clarify law allowing home appraisers to donate their services to organizations like Habitat for Humanity.
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Simpson Strong-Tie renews partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help build more disaster-resilient homes

Simpson Strong-Tie is renewing its partnership with Habitat for Humanity to continue supporting the housing organization’s efforts to make homes resilient to disasters. This is the 12th consecutive year of the partnership to help more families in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. To date, the manufacturer of structural product solutions has contributed more than $2.75 million toward Habitat’s mission.
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Long-time partner Tishman Speyer continues 11-year tradition by donating Christmas tree to Habitat

Marking an 11th annual holiday tradition, the 2017 Rockefeller Center ® Christmas tree will be milled into lumber and donated to Habitat for Humanity to be used in construction of new affordable homes in the United States.
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Delta reaches 250th home build with Habitat for Humanity and Aeroméxico

Wrapping up this week, Delta and Aeroméxico volunteers built the 250th home in Mexico as a part of the 14th Global Build with long-standing partner Habitat for Humanity. A supporter of local Habitat organizations since 1995, Delta became a national partner in 2006. Through the national partnership, Delta volunteers have helped build or rehabilitate a total of 253 homes in 12 countries around the world.
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Habitat for Humanity to aid more than 6,000 families in Texas, Florida and Puerto...

Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Backhurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
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Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America kick off fourth Global Build

Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America are partnering for the fourth consecutive year on a Global Build that will engage bank employees and local Habitat organizations around the world.
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Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity receives major support for hurricane recovery as leading...

Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, each making contributions of $1 million or more to support the Habitat Hammers Back initiative. The gifts from the Dow Chemical Company, General Motors, Thrivent Financial and a group of American wind energy companies will support on-the-ground responses to the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other affected areas.
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Online home furnishings retailer The Mine makes a commitment to Habitat for Humanity ReStores...

Online home furnishings retailer The Mine continues its commitment to Habitat for Humanity for the fourth year through product donations with a retail value of $1 million to Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets.
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Nissan donates $1 million to Habitat for Humanity, renews partnership

Nissan North America today announced the continuation of its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation. Nissan has contributed more than $15 million to Habitat nationally since the partnership began in 2005, when Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to assist in homebuilding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region.
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Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter help build 150 homes across Canada with Habitat for Humanity

Thousands of volunteers are joining Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees and NRP-West Team Complete Sale of Triangle...

CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of Triangle Center in Longview, Washington, a community center, 98 percent leased to high performing, national and regional credit tenants including Winco Foods (not a part), Ross Dress for Less, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, Petco, Rite Aid, Ace Hardware, Ulta Beauty, Big 5, Office Depot along with Five Guys, Great Clips, GameStop and others.

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Ginnie Mae’s Mortgage-Backed Securities Portfolio Tops $2 Trillion, Providing More Americans...

Ginnie Mae’s mortgage-backed securities (MBS) portfolio has reached $2.008 trillion in unpaid principal balance, the federal guarantor announced today. That’s up from $1 trillion just eight years ago