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MBA Statement on Steven Mnuchin Being Confirmed as Treasury Secretary

Statement by MBA President & CEO David Stevens on the U.S. Senate approving the nomination of Steven Mnuchin to run the Department of Treasury

U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

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

Alliance Calls On Congress To Pass “Portman-Shaheen” Efficiency Bill

WASHINGTON – The Alliance to Save Energy called on Congress to move quickly to pass the bipartisan “Portman-Shaheen” energy efficiency bill (S. 385) after...

CAP Announces Former CEQ Managing Director Christy Goldfuss to Serve as New Vice President...

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.

Wastewater Contained Following Sewer Main Break at the Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant

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

Mayor Garcetti, Historic Citywide Coalition Unite Against “Scorched-Earth” Measure S

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

Eliminating Prevailing Wage Undercuts Middle Class Americans

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

Appraisal Institute’s New Guidance Outlines Appraisers’ Role in Arbitration

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.

Agreement Protects San Diego’s Vanishing Burrowing Owls, Increases Solar Energy

An agreement announced today between conservation and environmental-justice groups and private developers will protect imperiled burrowing owls, increase renewable solar energy and conserve wildlife habitat to offset impacts from the redevelopment of San Diego’s Brown Field Municipal Airport. The airport — located near the Mexico border in Otay Mesa — will be redeveloped with new commercial and aviation facilities and include on-site solar energy to reduce energy consumption.

The Rockefeller Foundation Grants $4.6M to Bay Area Leaders to Tackle Climate Change through...

The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $4.6M grant to a coalition of Bay Area leaders to create the Bay Area: Resilient by Design Challenge – a competition that will engage regional innovators, policy makers, designers, architects, developers, and others in developing creative, realistic and long-lasting infrastructure solutions for the San Francisco Bay Area.

10 Housing Policies to Watch Under President Trump

From NYCHA’s $17 billion repair backlog to the deficit of rental assistance in a city with soaring housing costs, New Yorkers have long suffered from the federal government’s reduced spending on housing, which remains far below pre-Reagan era levels. In the country as a whole, the unmet needs are momentous, with only one fourth of eligible low-income households receiving the rental assistance they need to afford a home.

Statement On Gov. Rick Perry’s Confirmation Hearing For Secretary Of Energy

Washington, DC - (RealEstateRama) -- The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan on Gov. Rick Perry’s confirmation hearing...

GROUPS TO DEFEND WILDLIFE AND CLEAN WATER AGAINST COAL INDUSTRY ATTACK

Today, a coalition of local and national community and conservation groups filed a motion to participate in two lawsuits that seek to undermine the Stream Protection Rule. The rule, an update to the standards intended to protect clean water and other natural resources threatened by surface coal mining operations across the nation, was issued December 19, 2016, by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, after almost a decade of work

4 Critical Inspections to Schedule Before Closing on a Home

There are many steps in the home buying process, even after the contract has been signed. Many real estate agents would agree getting a signed contract is only half the battle. Then you have a month or two to get everything lined up and approved before the deed can be transferred

County & City Workforce Housing Committee Schedules 2017 Meetings

ew Hanover County and the City of Wilmington’s Ad Hoc Committee on Improving Workforce/Affordable Housing has updated its meeting schedule for the beginning of the year.

Efficiency Groups Sound Alarm On Potential Regulatory Rollbacks

Washington, DC, January 16, 2017 - (RealEstateRama) -- A coalition of businesses, trade associations, energy efficiency organizations, environmental organizations, and consumer groups sent a...

Buyers Willing to Trade Square Footage for Amenities, Survey Results Show

The average size of newly built homes decreased in 2016 - a sign that the home building industry is preparing for the coming wave of first-time buyers as Millennials begin to dip their toes into the market, according to research and survey results released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Best in American Living Awards Program Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) program made its fifth induction of individuals and companies into the BALA Hall of Fame during the...

NAHB International Builders’ Show: Three Days of ‘Positive Energy’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- The crowds were thick on the exhibit hall floor as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) returned to...

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE HOLDS NOMINATION HEARING FOR HUD SECRETARY-DESIGNATE BEN CARSON

Earlier today, HUD Secretary-Designate Dr. Ben Carson appeared before the Senate Banking Committee for his nomination hearing. He released this statement, commenting on the strong connection between housing and health, stressing the importance of deregulation, praising homeownership, and supporting continued efforts to tackle homelessness

NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners for Excellence in New Home Sales, Marketing...

The year's most outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design was honored at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as The NationalsSM), one of the building industry's most prestigious events. Hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council, the gala took place last night in Orlando, Fla., during the 2017 International Builders' Show

Revitalizing That Old House

“McMasion” is a term that came into existence in the mid-1990s to describe certain types of housing. It was not, and is not, a term of endearment but rather derision. Most suburban areas have a development or two that exemplifies this type of house that share several commonalities. That being said, there was an appeal to the marketplace that included these features

Rep. Bass Statement on Dakota Access Pipeline Plans

On Wednesday, Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the Dakota Access Pipeline: "I strongly support the thousands of Standing Rock Sioux tribe and Native American activists at the Standing Rock water protector camps who have vowed to remain steadfast in their protests to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline and secure their only source of clean water, and sacred burial grounds.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a McDonald’s Ground Lease

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a McDonald’s ground lease located at 6126 Hickory Flat Highway in Canton, Georgia for $1,370,000. More...
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Rutgers Business School Wins National Building Design Award

The new Rutgers Business School in Piscataway, N.J., has earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2. In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) during a ceremony to take place at the building on Tuesday, November 22, at 4 p.m.

NEW NRCS PARTNERSHIP PROMOTES VOLUNTARY CONSERVATION

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc. (Endowment) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The partnership will provide $7,520,000 to landowners in Mississippi, Georgia, and North Carolina for conservation easements and habitat restoration projects.

DC Open Doors Funds $200 Million in Mortgage Assistance Loans

DCHFA Down Payment /Closing Cost Assistance Program Aids 689 Homeowners in D.C. Washington, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- DC Open Doors is celebrating a milestone of...

HOUSING AUTHORITY LAUNCHES $2.7 MILLION HUD JOBS PLUS PROGRAM AND GRAND OPENING WITH DOZENS...

Sacramento City Council Member Steve Hansen, County Supervisor Phil Serna, SHRA Executive Director La Shelle Dozier and other local and federal officials and representatives will participate in the official launch for $2.7 million HUD Jobs Plus Pilot Program.

Apartment Markets Retreat in the October NMHC Quarterly Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Apartment markets softened across all four indexes in the October 2016 National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market...

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Norton Presses Aircraft Engine Manufacturer on When Quieter Engines Will Be...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a member of the Quiet Skies Caucus, today at a Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing asked an executive of Pratt & Whitney, the nation’s largest producer of aircraft engines, when the company’s PurePower Geared Turbofan engine, which is expected to result in a three-quarters reduction in noise footprint, will be widespread throughout the industry. Dr. Alan Epstein, Pratt and Whitney’s Vice President of Technology and Environment, said that 35 airplanes currently have the new, quieter engine, and that he expects within two years that all new aircraft will have the engine

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New Report Reveals Venues Across the Globe are Embracing LEED Green...

USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of the most impressive green venues around the world.