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WHITEHOUSE COSPONSORS GREEN BANK ACT TO CREATE JOBS, RECLAIM AMERICAN CLEAN ENERGY LEADERSHIP

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) in introducing the Green Bank Act, which would support job creation in Rhode Island’s clean energy sector and fight climate change by incentivizing large-scale investment in green projects. 
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

GSA, HUD ISSUE REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION FOR PHASE II CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE WORK

The U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Technology Transformation Services' Centers of Excellence (CoE) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued six Requests for Information (RFI) and their accompanying draft Request for Quotation (RFQ) to gather feedback related to the HUD Phase II work on Friday, May 17.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD RECEIVES MICROSTRATEGY’S 2019 FEDERAL IT INNOVATION AWARD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) yesterday received MicroStrategy’s 2019 Federal Information Technology Innovation Award. HUD won the Award because HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development’s (CPD) modernized its Grants Dashboard.
VA

VA joins local officials in celebrating effective end of Veteran homelessness in Lexington, Kentucky

Officials from the departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) joined the mayor and representatives of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Continuum of Care (CoC) on April 25 to celebrate the effective end of Veteran homelessness in Lexington, Kentucky
VA

VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced May 13 that Veterans who qualify for a VA Home Loan funding fee waiver are now being notified in their home loan eligibility certificate and disability compensation award letter.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $85 MILLION TO REVITALIZE THREE LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced three communities across the country will receive a combined $85 million to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and to revitalize surrounding neighborhoods.
Mortgage

Pros and Cons of Renting After You Retire

Are you nearing retirement? Are you looking to just rent a house once you retire? Such a decision will give you’re a number of benefits. However, there are also some things that you may need to sacrifice if you choose to rent.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

FHA OFFERS INCENTIVES FOR PROPERTY OWNERS WHO INVEST IN OPPORTUNITY ZONES

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced a package of incentives to encourage multi-family property owners to invest in thousands of neighborhoods located in Opportunity Zones across the nation.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT RESOLVING DISCRIMINATION ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING CALIFORNIA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a fair housing agreement between a San Diego-area property management company and a family with a child who has a respiratory disability.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS TO CO-HOST HUD INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department's inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase." The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AND COUNCIL ON FOUNDATIONS ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF SECRETARY’S AWARD FOR PUBLIC-PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low-and moderate-income residents across the country
USDA

USDA Opens Application Portal for New ReConnect Rural Broadband Infrastructure Program

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting online applications for funding through the new ReConnect
DHCD

Over $25 Million in DHCD Financing To Produce and Preserve Affordable Housing in Wards...

(Washington, DC) — (RealEstateRama) — The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently closed on two loan agreements from the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) that will produce and preserve over 200 units of affordable housing in Wards 4

BLM, LEMHI REGIONAL LAND TRUST AND SALMON SCHOOL GARDEN HOSTING FIREWISE PROGRAM

The community of Salmon is invited to attend a Firewise presentation on Sunday, April 28 at the Salmon Grange building from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The presentation will focus on practical principles homeowners
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae launches Platinum product for HECM Securities

Ginnie Mae announced today that investors in Ginnie Mae mortgage securities backed by Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) can now take advantage of a new Platinum securities execution — the Home Equity Conversion Mortgages Backed Security (HMBS) Platinum securitization channel.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Introduces Bill to Permit Marijuana Use in Public Housing, Will Speak at National...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today she introduced the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, which would permit the use of marijuana in federally assisted housing
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement. "Today’s executive orders to streamline permitting processes will further remove barriers to responsible development.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED LINCOLN COUNTY LAND SALES

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office is proposing to offer six parcels (totaling approximately 248 acres) of public lands in Lincoln County, Nevada through a competitive sale. All parcels are located within five miles of the following communities: two parcels near Alamo, three parcels near Panaca

Trump Administration Signs Executive Orders to Fast Track Energy Infrastructure Permitting

The Trump Administration is expected to sign two executive orders making significant revisions to how the government regulates the transportation of energy across state and international lines.
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement:President Trump

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Monaghan Communications

New 144-Unit Apartment Community in Downtown Danville Under Construction

Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), the multifamily real estate development, along with Town of Danville Mayor Robert Storer, City Councilmembers and other local leaders, recently celebrated a construction milestone on the first new residential rental community in Danville, the Alexan Downtown Danville, which will offer 144 luxury apartment homes located within walking distance of Danville's Historic Downtown District.

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Monaghan Communications

New 144-Unit Apartment Community in Downtown Danville Under Construction

Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), the multifamily real estate development, along with Town of Danville Mayor Robert Storer, City Councilmembers and other local leaders, recently celebrated a construction milestone on the first new residential rental community in Danville, the Alexan Downtown Danville, which will offer 144 luxury apartment homes located within walking distance of Danville's Historic Downtown District.