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Trump Administration’s Proposal to Dismantle Core Civil Rights Protections Would Fuel Housing Discrimination
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released a proposed rule that would upend the longstanding legal standard of disparate impact and effectively
The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate and personal property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the end of August. Property taxes are due on September 1
Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rule to amend
Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development publishes proposed rule that would expose people of color, women, immigrants, families with children, people of faith, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities
These are all kinds of home improvement projects that you can take on to do it. By remodeling your kitchen, putting on a new roof, or even just painting a few walls, you can bring your home's value way up.
Hiring a property management service for your rental property can be a huge asset when it comes to maintaining your rental property. The decision to hire a property management company is something to carefully consider but there are many pros
The BLM has opened a 30-day public comment period for nominated oil and gas lease parcels located in Montana and North Dakota. The comment period runs August 15-September 14, 2019, and is intended to solicit public input
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California largely DENIED Fannie Mae’s Motion to Dismiss a fair housing lawsuit concerning housing discrimination against communities of color.
Most homeowners believe nowadays that having a great-looking lawn takes so much time and money that they end up doing only the bare minimum for their yards. They also do not have the time to experiment with their lawns themselves
The Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) Language Access Task Force strongly opposes the decision announced yesterday by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to remove the question about a borrower’s language preference
Being able to reconcile style and entertainment is one of the biggest challenges every interior designer face in doing his or her job. Clients may ask for a sleeker style for their homes, but they’re not always willing to do away with their favorite music and movies.
Lease agreement is a formal contract between the landlord and the tenant or the lessor and the lessee that enables the lessee to use the property owned or managed by the lessor for a period of time in accordance to the lease agreement.
When you think about quality sleep think about a quality mattress as well. Many people buy new mattresses when what they have is completely worn out, or have back issues but rarely because investing in one has many versatile benefits to your health.
The construction industry added 4,000 net new jobs in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has expanded by 202,000 net jobs, an increase of 2.8%.
The term luxury real estate is too often abused to include a cookie cutter suburban home with an outdoor fireplace and a sauna in the master bathroom. In reality, luxury real estate refers to homes that are worth several times more than the average home in a given area. For example, the luxury market starts at around a million dollars where the average home is worth 250K.
Having an income property is a great investment. Sadly not many people realize that. A lot of them think that it is hard to purchase this kind of property and some even find it useless. If you are one of those people, these 10 reasons why an income property
It's been reported today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will rescind its enforcement of the 2013 Disparate Impact rule, a standard central
Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on reports that the Department of Housing and Urban Development plans to issue a proposed rule to amend the agency’s “disparate impact”
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) released her Build Local, Hire Local Act, which would attach job quality, equity, and training standards to any infrastructure deal enacted by Congress. Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) also introduced companion legislation in the House.
Operation HOPE announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the organization a $1.2 million grant to extend its financial recovery work in Puerto Rico through HOPE Coalition America (HCA), the central programming arm of its national disaster and preparedness division, HOPE Inside Disaster.