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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
EPA

EPA Reaches Settlements with Three Construction Companies for Clean Water Violations in Massachusetts

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached settlements with three Massachusetts construction companies, which ensures they will come into compliance with stormwater
NAHB

Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Remains Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing remained unchanged in the fourth quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
NAHB

New Home Sales Strong at Start of 2020

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764,000 units in January, coming off an upward revision in December, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon on The Aya, Ward 6’s Short-Term Family Housing Program

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Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon to The Aya, the Short-Term Family Housing site in Ward 6 and the latest of the eight sites opening in the District. This ribbon cutting is part of Mayor Bower’s strategic plan to end homelessness
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Drop 1.3% in January

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Existing-home sales declined in January, continuing a fluctuating pattern of monthly increases and declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Significant declines in the West region dragged down nationwide numbers

Transcript of Speaker Pelosi, Congresswoman Garcia Press Conference in Houston on House Democrats’ Moving...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee held a press conference in Houston following a roundtable discussion with local business and labor leaders on House Democrats’ Moving Forward infrastructure proposal
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.130 Trillion

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Ginnie Mae announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $57.85 billion in January, providing financing for more than 223,938 homeowners and renters.
NAHB

Housing Production Shows Solid Start to 2020

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Total housing starts decreased 3.6 percent in January from an upwardly revised December reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department

Sirjames Buchanon named Chief Community Officer of Operation HOPE

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Operation HOPE today announced the appointment of Sirjames Buchanon as Chief Community Officer, effective immediately. Buchanon has served as Confidential Assistant to Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer John Hope Bryant, for the past seven years.

Civil Rights Groups Lead Growing Opposition to Trump Administration Attack on Fair Housing

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More than 13,000 people have submitted comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in response to a new rule that would effectively eliminate a core civil rights tool under the Fair Housing Act.
CHA

CHA’s Dearborn Homes receives $2.8 million grant that supports work readiness

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The Chicago Housing Authority has received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday for the JobsPlus program
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Introduces Bill to Allow the National Children’s Museum to Remain in the Ronald...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the National Children’s Museum Act today, which would require the General Services Administration (GSA) to enter into a cooperative agreement
USDA

USDA and EPA Announce Continued Commitment to Support Rural Water Systems

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will help rural water systems face the challenges of aging infrastructure, workforce shortages
ABI

Pharmaceutical Cases, Intersection of IP and Bankruptcy, SBRA, Real Estate Cases and More to...

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The American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) 2020 Annual Spring Meeting returns to the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C., April 23-25. ABI’s largest annual conference features timely concurrent
SEC

SEC Charges Real Estate Company and Executives With Defrauding Retail Investors, Obtains Emergency Relief

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an emergency enforcement action and a temporary restraining order and asset freeze against Florida-based private real estate firm

Senate Democrats Demand Housing Agency Remove Unprecedented Obstructions Of Puerto Rico Disaster Funds

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“HUD’s actions make it more difficult for our fellow Americans on the island to receive desperately needed assistance to protect their homes and communities from future disasters"
GSA

President Trump’s 2021 Budget Invests in Nation’s Real Property, Shared Service Technologies

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U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Emily Murphy today announced key investments that are a part of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 President’s Budget Request.
FEMA

Get Home Repair Advice Feb. 17-22 at Sears in Mayagüez, Home Depot in Ponce

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As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Sears and Home Depot to provide free information and tips on how to make homes damaged by earthquakes and hurricanes stronger and safer.
NAHB

Los Angeles Takes Top Spot as Nations Least Affordable Housing Market

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San Francisco, which has been the nation’s least affordable major housing market for the past two years, was supplanted by Los Angeles in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells

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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.