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Mayor Muriel Bowser, City Administrator Rashad Young, Director of DC Department of Human Services Laura Zeilinger, Executive Director of the Interagency Council on Homelessness Kristy Greenwalt and other Administration officials participated in a meeting with members of the District’s Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH). During the meeting, Mayor Bowser announced a set of legislative and administrative measures to improve the District’s homelessness crisis response system for families and called on residents to sign a pledge to end homelessness

Fulton County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA for Home Septic Systems

Homeowners in Fulton County can repair or replace septic systems with funding from Ohio EPA. Ohio EPA awarded a $100,000 loan to the county as part of the Ohio Department of Health’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement project for 2015.

Sandusky County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA for Home Septic Systems

Homeowners in Sandusky County can repair or replace septic systems with funding from Ohio EPA. Ohio EPA awarded a $150,000 loan to the county as part of the Ohio Department of Health’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement project for 2015

EPA Kicks Off Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching its fourth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for undergraduate and graduate students to design green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and increase resiliency to climate change.

Carter Work Project volunteers to build 100 homes in one week in Nepal with...

Bringing together 1,500 volunteers from within Nepal and around the world, Habitat for Humanity’s 32nd annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place in the Chitwan district in Nepal, Nov. 1-6, 2015. During the week, volunteers will build 100 homes in partnership with low-income families in need of permanent shelter.

Wirth Chair Honors NREL’s Dan Arvizu

Dr. Dan E. Arvizu was honored at the 16th annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon in Denver today for his longtime leadership at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The longest-serving director and chief executive in the research organization's history, Arvizu is retiring after 10 years at its helm.

Answers to Your Questions: Can I get relief from my federally backed loan?

The United States Department of Agriculture/Rural Development and Northern Marianas Housing Corporation have announced the availability of temporary loan repayment moratoriums for USDA/RD and NMHC/U.S. Housing and Urban Development loans for borrowers affected by Typhoon Soudelor.

Where Did Summer Go? Consumers Energy Offers Tips to Help Prepare Cottages for Fall...

For many seasonal cottage owners, Labor Day marks the closing of these vacation homes for the winter. Consumers Energy is offering energy-saving and safety tips to help ensure cottages stay safe during colder weather

An Inside Look at a FEMA Housing Inspection Visit

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspectors continue to examine property damage as part of the FEMA process that brings assistance to Saipan, CNMI residents who have registered with FEMA in the wake of Typhoon Soudelor

Berkeley Lab Releases Most Comprehensive Analysis of Electricity Reliability Trends

In the most comprehensive analysis of electricity reliability trends in the United States, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Stanford University have found that, while, on average, the frequency of power outages has not changed in recent years, the total number of minutes customers are without power each year has been increasing over time

Inaugural Ginnie Mae and Japan Housing Finance Agency Roundtable Tackles Challenges Still Facing Housing...

Ginnie Mae and the Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHFA) will hold the first Housing Finance and Capital Markets Roundtable at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The roundtable is part of the partnership between Ginnie Mae and JHFA, which was formalized by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in January 2014.

HUD AWARDS $101 MILLION TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FROM DANGEROUS LEAD AND OTHER...

In an effort to protect children and families from potentially dangerous lead-based paint and other health and safety hazards, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded over $101 million to 32 city, county and state governments. The grant funding announced will reduce the number of lead-poisoned children and protect families by targeting health hazards in over 6,000 low-income homes with significant lead and/or other home health and safety hazards (see chart below).Read a summary of each of the grants announced today.

Chairman Becerra On The President’s Clean Power Plan: Embrace Change, Employ Smart, Bold Initiatives

Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement after President Obama announced his Clean Power Plan as a step towards ensuring the nation embraces sustainable wind and solar energy and cuts harmful greenhouse gas emissions

Answers to Your Questions: What Should I Expect at the FEMA Housing Inspection?

The inspector will assess the damage to your home. This may take 30-40 minutes. The inspector will also ask to see

HUD AWARDS $7.4 MILLION TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEW YORK FROM DANGEROUS...

In an effort to protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and other health hazards and safety hazards, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $7.4 million in Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration grants split between New York City and Rochester, New York. The grants are part of $48.9 million announced to 14 recipients across the country

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Multi-Tenant Retail Property

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Newly Constructed Multi-Tenant Retail Property...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm completed the sale of a 6,777-square-foot new construction multi-tenant retail pad building occupied by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (with drive-thru), Chipotle, Jersey Mike’s Subs and WaBa Grill at 13916 Garvey Avenue in Baldwin Park, Calif.

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Financial Services Committee

Hensarling: Committee Must Examine Allegations of Latest Fannie Mae Backdoor Schemes

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling released the following statement following media reports that high ranking Fannie Mae employees have been intentionally violating their government prohibition on lobbying through a series of secret meetings to remove the failed mortgage giant from federal oversight.