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Finance Committee Announces Improvements to Senate Tax Bill

After robust discussions across the Senate Republican Conference, and because a revenue “trigger” does not comply with reconciliation rules, the Senate Finance Committee made further modifications to the underlying legislation to further reflect member priorities. The amendment was filed this evening.

Global Green Grades States for Green Building Practices in Low Income Housing, 29% of...

The annual QAP Analysis Report has been released, grading each state’s 2017 Qualified Allocation Plans as a part of Global Green’s initiative to improve the environment and health aspects of publicly subsidized housing. This year, Global Green also included the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa in their analysis.

2017 CREW Network White Paper: Gender Equity and Diversity a Clear Business Advantage in...

Gender equity and diversity and inclusion efforts result in clear business advantages and measurable growth in the commercial real estate industry, according to the most recent white paper released by CREW Network, the leading producer of research on women in commercial real estate.

Statement by Secretary Jeh Johnson on the Designation of Election Infrastructure as a Critical...

I have determined that election infrastructure in this country should be designated as a subsector of the existing Government Facilities critical infrastructure sector. Given the vital role elections play in this country, it is clear that certain systems and assets of election infrastructure meet the definition of critical infrastructure, in fact and in law.

Sustainability and Technology Solutions Highlighted at BOMA’s Annual Conference

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International will offer attendees of the upcoming 2015 BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo, which takes place June 28-30 in Los Angeles.

Treasurer McCord: Unclaimed Property Owed to Food Banks, Shelters, Charities Can Help Make Season...

Harrisburg - December 18, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than $224,000 in unclaimed property is owed to food banks, shelters, missions and other charitable organizations throughout the commonwealth, including Goodwill Industries and the Salvation Army, State Treasurer Rob McCord reported today. The treasurer and his Return Team urged these groups and others like it to search patreasury.gov to find out if Treasury holds property belonging to them

Treasurer McCord: This Holiday Season, Treasury Has List of Pennsylvanians Owed Unclaimed Property, So...

Harrisburg - December 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Santa Claus isn’t the only one with a list this holiday season, State Treasurer Rob McCord reminded Pennsylvanians today as he urged them to check the state’s unclaimed property list at patreasury.gov. The treasurer highlighted holiday-themed names in his department’s database to encourage residents to check the list (more than twice) to find out if Treasury holds lost or forgotten money and items for them or their family and friends

This Mother’s Day, Reunite Mom with her Unclaimed Property

Harrisburg - May 6, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- There are many gifts that would delight moms this Mother’s Day, but the gift of found money is one that can truly make a difference in the life of a loved one, State Treasurer Rob McCord noted today as he reminded families to remember Treasury’s unclaimed property program when considering ways to celebrate the special women in their lives

HACP and Partners Host 16th Annual Clean Slate Program Featuring Charlie Batch

PITTSBURGH, PA - October 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), Clean Slate E3 (the non-profit Affiliate of the HACP) will present Clean Slate 2013, featuring a keynote speech by Charlie Batch, 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at the Carnegie Science Center

Affordable Care Act Update

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With open enrollment starting for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid eligibility changes going into effect, October 1st is a big day for the Department of Public Welfare (DPW). [DPW want...

PHFA issues consumer advisory

HARRISBURG - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today is issuing this consumer advisory about predatory websites offering financial services that claim to be PHFA loans or that give the impression that PHFA en...

Necessity Providers and Advocates for Affordable Housing Left Hanging

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Weeks ago appointments were made by the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania for a statewide collective of advocates and private citizens to meet with the state’s elected federal representatives. ...

PHFA announces foreclosure help for homeowners in Westmoreland County

HARRISBURG - September 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, in collaboration with the American Society of Certified Housing Executives (ASCHE) and the National Real Estate Training Institute (NREI), today announces a ...

Treasurer McCord: $91,000 Returned to PA SSHE Schools; More than $262,000 in Lost and...

Harrisburg - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Since taking office in January 2009, State Treasurer Rob McCord and his Return Team have reunited Pennsylvania’s 14 State System of Higher Education universities with more than $91,000. Today, the...

Support reasonable funding levels for USDA’s rural housing programs in 2015 budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Assistance Council invites you to join us in signing on to the letter below, urging President Obama and Secretary Vilsack to request reasonable funding levels for USDA's rural hous...

‘It’s Time’ to make PA DPW into Department of Human Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Campaign for What Works says "It's Time" to send legislation changing the name of the Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services to Governor Corbett for his signature

$3 million in funding available for Veterans’ housing, employment and other assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Veterans Leadership Program has received $3 million in funding for housing, employment and other assistance for Veterans and their families residing in southwestern Pennsylvania

More poverty after three years of recovery than during the Great Recession

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- There were nearly 6.7 million more poor people in 2012 than in 2008, a year deep in the Great Recession. Three years into the Great Unshared Recovery, poverty is worse than in 2008, median inc...

Treasurer McCord: Reunite Loved Ones with Lost or Forgotten Money This Grandparents Day

Harrisburg - September 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greeting cards can say a lot, but a check in the mail can make a difference in the lives of your loved ones, State Treasurer Rob McCord noted today. With Grandparents Day right around the corner, the...

New Markets Tax Credits: Unlocking Investment Potential

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This Insights report describes the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program and the major considerations banks may need to address when using the tax credits to support community and economic deve...

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.