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Members of Congress Invited to Attend ‘Summer Camp on Capitol Hill’

Members of Congress and their staff are invited to re-discover summer camp at the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) second annual “Summer Camp on Capitol Hill.”

CRL to join allies in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Fair Housing Act

leaders of the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) are in Memphis, Tenn., to participate in events honoring the 50th anniversaries of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the enactment of the Fair Housing Act.

IBHS issues 2018 edition of Rating the States report, finds little progress in strengthening...

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today released the new edition of its preeminent report on the residential building code systems in 18 hurricane-prone states. The 2018 edition of Rating the States follows a disastrous year of storms in 2017, and is well timed to inform discussion and action to improve building strength as communities repair or replace homes damaged by hurricanes last year.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DESERT SOLAR PROJECT

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on the proposed Crimson Solar Project, located near Blythe in eastern Riverside. Sonoran West Solar Holding LLC., has requested a rights-of-way authorization to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission an up to 350-megawatt photovoltaic facility along with necessary ancillary facilities

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Agrees To Uphold Rule Ensuring Access To...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently agreed to abandon its attempt to delay a federal rule designed to provide greater housing opportunities for low-income renters.  A federal court entered judgment in favor of plaintiffs represented by a coalition of civil rights organizations who filed suit against HUD last year.

New Homeless Numbers Underscore Urgency to Increase Investment in Proven Solutions

A new report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) shows that total homelessness increased this year for the first time since 2010. The 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress reports that on a single night in 2017, 553,742 people were identified as experiencing homelessness, representing an increase of less than one percent over last year.

City Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless

NEW ORLEANS - February 3, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City is activating its Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, as the National Weather Service forecasts the temperature or wind chill to fall below the plan’s activation threshold of 35 degrees. The City's freeze plan will be in effect to provide temporary shelter for homeless residents

Property Tax Payment Deadline is Saturday

NEW ORLEANS - February 2, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of New Orleans today issued a reminder that Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, is the payment deadline for 2015 property taxes. Residents are strongly encouraged to pay their property taxes online or by mail on or before Saturday, Jan. 31 to avoid long lines. City Hall will extend its office hours on Friday, Jan. 30, accepting payments from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Because Jan. 31 falls on a weekend, the City will only accept in-person payments on Monday, Feb. 2, and will do so at City Hall during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All other payments – including those submitted online or by mail – must be submitted or postmarked on or before Jan. 31, 2015, to receive timely credit

New Orleans First Major City in Nation to End Veteran Homelessness

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 12, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that New Orleans is the first major city in the nation to end hom–elessness among Veterans as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Members of the New Orleans Interagency Council on Homelessness as well as Veterans, service members, military leaders, national homelessness advocates and partners from the federal government joined Landrieu at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to announce and celebrate the city’s historic milestone

City Provides 2014 End of Year Update on Integrated Infrastructure Improvements

NEW ORLEANS, LA - December 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu provided an end of the year recap on integrated infrastructure improvements across the New Orleans by completed by the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) and City’s Department of Public Works (DPW)

LA County Now Accepting Apple Pay for Building Permits

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- From multi-million dollar construction to adding a room onto a single-family home, paying for LA County building permits has never been easier, now that LA County Building and Safety offices accept payment through Apple Pay

City Provides Update on Gallier Hall

NEW ORLEANS, LA - August 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at Gallier Hall, located at 545 St. Charles Avenue, a small piece of the stone cornice fell from the building's front façade and damaged the granite steps below. The City has secured the area in front of the building with barricades and is assessing the condition of the building. No one was injured and no construction was underway before or during this incident. Gallier Hall will remain open and assessable through the side door on Lafayette Street

Landrieu: FEMA Fully Repeals Property-Sales Penalty

WASHINGTON - May 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) --— After a phone call with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Associate Administrator David Miller today, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has fully repealed one of the most harmful provisions from Biggert-Waters that made it impossible for new buyers of homes or businesses to assume a property’s existing flood insurance policy. The provision, repealed by the Homeland Flood Insurance Affordability Act, had frozen real estate markets throughout the nation and threatened to wipe out the equity thousands of middle class families had built in their homes. Up to 82,000 properties in Louisiana—and 1.1 million nationwide—will benefit from today’s announcement

UNITY and Partners Announce Further Reductions in Homelessness

NEW ORLEANS,LA - May 2, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, UNITY of Greater New Orleans announced that homelessness in Orleans and Jefferson parishes dropped 15 percent over the past year. Chronic homelessness dropped even further, by 30 percent, according to UNITY, a collaborative of more than 60 agencies working to prevent and solve homelessness in the two parishes.

Landrieu, Hoeven Introduce Bill to Build Keystone Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., the chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and John Hoeven R-N.D., today introduced legislation that would immediately authorize TransCanada’s application with the State Department to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The binding bill is cosponsored by Sens. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Mark Warner, D-Va., Kay Hagan, D-N.C., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, Joe Manchin, D-W.V., Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., John Walsh, D-Mont., and by all Senate Republicans. A vote on the bill is expected in the coming days

Mayor’s Office Announces New Initiative on Racial Reconciliation

NEW ORLEANS, LA - April 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a new multi-year initiative focused on race, reconciliation and community-building. Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Welcome Table New Orleans, will bring citizens of different racial groups and backgrounds together to build relationships that lead to improvements in key areas throughout the city.

Mid-City Market celebrates grand opening

NEW ORLEANS, LA - August 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Stirling Properties to celebrate the grand opening of Mid-City Market, located at North Carrollton Avenue and Bienville Street in New Orleans. The 108,763 square-...

Mayor Landrieu, Stirling Properties to celebrate opening of Mid-City Market

NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- TOMORROW, July 31, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join Stirling Properties officials and other dignitaries to celebrate the grand opening of the Mid-City Market, the highly anticipated urban shopping cen...

City of New Orleans issues reminder for upcoming City-owned property auction

NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the City of New Orleans issued a reminder for the City-owned property auction scheduled for Wednesday, July 31 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 10:00 a.m. The Department of Property Manag...

City Of New Orleans to auction seven properties

NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, July 31, the City of New Orleans will auction seven City-owned properties in the City Hall Council Chambers at 10:00 a.m. The Department of Property Management through the Division of ...

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Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS

Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® (SEMR) has become a shareholder in the largest MLS in the state of Minnesota, NorthstarMLS. MLS operations will be merged this fall. As a result, NorthstarMLS will represent approximately 19,000 real estate professionals

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National Housing Conference announces new policy director

The National Housing Conference (NHC) announced today that Tristan Bréaux officially joined NHC as its new policy director. Bréaux brings to NHC 10 years of policy and legislative experience. Most recently, he served as a deputy chief of staff and district director for Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.).