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USDA Helps Rural Businesses Make Energy Efficiency Improvements, Adopt Renewable Energy Systems

National
Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $237 million to help farmers, ag producers
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Texas
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Katy, Houston and Spring from Monday, Dec. 9, to Saturday
USDOJ

USDA Invests $62.3 Million in Rural Broadband Infrastructure for Alabama Families

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $62.3 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Bowser Administration to Lead Town Hall on Housing Equity in the District

National
On Saturday, December 7, at 12:30 p.m., the Bowser Administration, led by the DC Office of Planning (OP) and the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
FEMA

More Than $54 Million Approved to Restore Emerald Isle, Holden Beach

National
The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $10 MILLION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF 538 AFFORDABLE HOMES

National
In an effort to help more working families become homeowners, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in grants to four non-profit housing organizations, which will create at least 538 affordable homes
SIGTARP

HARDEST HIT FUND RECIPIENT PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING HOUSING ASSISTANCE

National
Raymond Cawthorne, 57, pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of public funds, Special Inspector General Christy Goldsmith Romero and U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced
USDOJ

Justice Department Settles Texas Disability-Based Housing Discrimination Lawsuit

National
A Texas apartment developer and a Texas site engineer have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit alleging they violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA)...
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ISSUES REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON ELIMINATING REGULATORY BARRIERS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comment on Federal, State, local, and Tribal laws, regulations
Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Manchin, Energy Committee Move 12 More Energy Innovation Bills And Premier Land Conservation Funding...

National
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a business meeting to consider pending legislation. The committee reported out 15 energy and lands bills on a largely bipartisan

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON EXPANSION OF SAN JOSE CEMETERY...

National
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office is seeking public comment on the Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment to establish disposal criteria for a 2.72 acre parcel of public land for the expansion of the San Jose Cemetery located 5 miles south of Socorro in Luis Lopez, N.M. The BLM is also seeking public comment on the conveyance of those lands
EPA

Kansas Water Infrastructure Projects Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation

National
Two clean water and drinking water infrastructure projects in Kansas were recognized Nov. 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for excellence and innovation
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton to Hold Affordable Housing Community Forum, Tuesday

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a D.C Affordable Housing Community Forum on Tuesday, November 19th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church. 

BLM APPROVES LAND SALE TO GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY

National
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a decision record approving the noncompetitive sale of two public land parcels totaling just over 3,380 acres to the Gila River Indian Community
USDA

USDA Invests in Drinking Water Quality and Wastewater Management for 784,000 Rural Residents and...

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that the department is investing $635 million in 122 projects
The White House

DEM WINS COASTAL RESILIENCE GRANT FOR QUONOCHONTAUG POND FROM WHITEHOUSE-CREATED PROGRAM

National
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has received a $75,000 award
DOE

DOE Announces $15 Million to Deploy Energy Infrastructure on Tribal Lands

National
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $15 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding through DOE’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae’s Director of MBS Policy and Program Development to Speak at Rewired Conference

National
Angel Hernandez, Ginnie Mae’s Director of MBS Policy and Program Development, will outline the corporation’s progress in the development of a digital mortgage solution framework

CONSTRUCTION TO TEMPORARILY LIMIT ACCESS TO BLM’S PINE BAR RECREATION SITE BOAT RAMP

National
Construction on the Pine Bar boat ramp is set to begin on Dec. 2, causing a temporary closure of the ramp and the adjacent parking area. The temporary closure is expected to extend through Feb. 13, 2020, unless work is completed ahead of schedule.
HUD InspectorGeneral

Mortgage Short Sale Negotiators Charged With Defrauding Mortgage Lenders

National
The principals and co-founders of a North Andover mortgage short sale assistance company were charged today in connection with defrauding mortgage lenders and investors

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sutter Square

Meridian Sells 175,000 SF Office Building in Concord for $30.9M

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of general and medical office real estate, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Sutter Square, a 174,689-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 1800 Sutter Street

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 34 STATES AND D.C. FROM DECEMBER 2018...

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November