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Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced Positive Train Control grant awards for FY17. Diaz-Balart is Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee
WASHINGTON, D.C. –- (RealEstateRama) -- The NYU Furman Center announced the launch of FloodzoneData.us, an online data tool describing the people and housing located...
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation today that would eliminate critical Clean Water Act safeguards, allowing more pesticides to be sprayed directly into streams, lakes, rivers and drinking water supplies
WSSC Commissioners today approved three contracts totaling $149.5 million to repair and replace aging infrastructure and meet future water supply demands for Montgomery and Prince George’s County residents.
The national solar energy association commended Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for protecting consumers and a quickly growing solar industry in the state. The measure (SF 1937) would have removed solar customers’ ability to have unfair fees reviewed by independent experts at the Public Utilities Commission
The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is pleased to announce that its inaugural day of service, IBTS L.O.V.E. (Locally Organized Volunteer Event) will take place tomorrow, May 17, 2017.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement between Wescom Central Credit Union, based in Pasadena, California, and a married couple, resolving allegations the company denied the couple’s mortgage loan application because the wife was on maternity leave.
Six groups today sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Rick Perry challenging the biased premise of a recently announced study of grid reliability. Theoretically an investigation into the retirement of baseload power plants, the proposed study is better understood as a political attack on renewable energy, including current modest incentives for wind and solar.
San Francisco Bay and at least three other California coastlines suffer severe plastic pollution that violates the federal Clean Water Act, according to an appeal the Center for Biological Diversity has filed with the California State Water Resources Control Board.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it has signed an order authorizing Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States. Golden Pass is authorized to export LNG up to the equivalent of 2.21 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas to any non-FTA country not prohibited by U.S. law or policy from the Golden Pass Terminal near Sabine Pass, in Jefferson County, Texas
WASHINGTON – More than 1,000 U.S. companies and organizations signed a letter to Congress and the administration calling for lawmakers to strengthen the ENERGY...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order on national monuments under the Antiquities Act of 1906. Over a quarter of the 34 national monuments designated by President Obama were in California, restricting over 2.4 million acres in the Golden State alone
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee – issued the following statement regarding today’s action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and state regulators against Ocwen Financial Corp. The CFPB alleges that Ocwen, one of the nation’s largest nonbank mortgage servicers, for years “engaged in significant and systemic misconduct at nearly every stage of the mortgage servicing process,” according to the bureau.
Marianas residents who wish to repair or improve their homes for health or safety reasons are encouraged to attend a free information session with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Program and the Northern Marianas Housing Corporation on April 18 at the American Red Cross - NMI Chapter office on Airport Road in Dandan, Saipan.
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today advocated that homeowners pursue smaller-scale renovation projects in order to maximize their potential return on investment
The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced today that it has awarded six District-owned properties in Historic Anacostia in Ward 8 to two experienced, non-profit organizations for the development of family-style affordable housing units
The popularity of mobile homes and recreational vehicles will continue to grow as manufacturers offer new design concepts and aging baby boomers look for affordable housing and travel options, according to a new book by the Appraisal Institute.
Washington, DC - (RealEstateRama) -- ommunity groups led by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) sent a letter to Mel Watt, Director of the...
Frank Lloyd Wright is undoubtedly one of the greatest American architects that ever lived. He was a true visionary that wasn’t afraid to push boundaries and let nature influence his designs. His work blended the latest techniques and technology with old world craftsmanship
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Statement from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and National Apartment Association (NAA) following Dr. Ben Carson’s confirmation as...
Statement by MBA President & CEO David Stevens on the U.S. Senate approving the nomination of Steven Mnuchin to run the Department of Treasury
BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record,...
WSSC Crews Continue Round-the-Clock Repairs to Ruptured Sewer Main at Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant
WSSC crews continue their around-the-clock repairs to a ruptured pressurized sewer main at the Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant in Accokeek. An important milestone in the complicated containment and repair process was reached early this morning as crews finished installing a second set of temporary pumps and bypass pipes, allowing all wastewater to bypass the break and be safely pumped into the plant for treatment. Additionally, the temporary piping to the plant means no wastewater is being pumped into the on-site retention basins
WASHINGTON – The Alliance to Save Energy called on Congress to move quickly to pass the bipartisan “Portman-Shaheen” energy efficiency bill (S. 385) after...
The Center for American Progress announced today that Christy Goldfuss, former managing director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, has rejoined CAP as the Center’s new Vice President for Energy and Environment Policy. As managing director, Goldfuss helped develop and implement the Obama administration’s environmental and energy policies, including the Climate Action Plan, President Barack Obama’s major initiative to combat climate change.
Working around the clock last night following the rupture of a pressurized sewer main yesterday afternoon, WSSC crews have contained the wastewater overflow at the Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant on Farmington Road in Accokeek
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined a historically diverse coalition of residents, community leaders, affordable housing and social justice advocates, labor, business and environmental organizations to announce his opposition to Measure S, a damaging housing ban that would result in higher rents and loss of jobs
With his introduction of legislation to eliminate prevailing wage on federal infrastructure and construction projects this week, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has leveled a vicious attack on livelihoods of millions of middle class workers. Crunchbase: Fisher Investments profile
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, published guidance today to help appraisers understand their role when retained in an arbitration.