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Justice Department Settles Texas Disability-Based Housing Discrimination Lawsuit

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.101 Trillion

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Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $60.046 billion in October, providing financing for more than 229,000 homeowners and renters

FinCEN Reissues Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders for 12 Metropolitan Areas

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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.  The purchase amount threshold remains $300,000 for each covered metropolitan area.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON LAND PATENT FOR UNIONVILLE CEMETERY

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The Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca District Office is seeking public comment on a proposal for a patent to transfer the Unionville Cemetery from Federal to County ownership
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Before Veterans Day Weekend, Norton to Introduce Veterans Legal Support Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019, which would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
EPA

EPA to hold public meeting Dec. 5 on proposal of Blades Groundwater to National...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with support from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH BRIDGEPORT HOUSING AUTHORITY RESOLVING DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), on November 4, negotiated a settlement
FTC

FTC Acts to Shut Down Companies Operating Real Estate Seminar Scheme

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The Federal Trade Commission and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection sued Nudge, LLC and affiliated companies, alleging that they make empty promises

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.