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Housing & Development

Share ??Interior and National Park Service Announces $12.6 Million in Grants to Preserve African...

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service today announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century.

ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance Partners with Architecture 2030 and Measurabl to Advance...

WASHINGTON (March 13, 2018) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Architecture 2030 to help cities within the...

The U.S. Has National Shortage of More Than 7.2 Million Affordable & Available Rental...

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes, a new report released today by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), finds a shortage of 7.2 million affordable and available rental homes for extremely low income (ELI) renter households, those with incomes at or below the poverty level or 30% of their area median income.


Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between January 2017 and January 2018, while 32 states and D.C. added construction jobs between December and January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.  Association officials cautioned, however, that newly-imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum products are likely to undermine future job growth in the sector
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NYU Furman Center Responds to HUD’s Assessment of Fair Housing Delay

In January 2018, the Trump administration announced that it was delaying the deadline for jurisdictions to complete an important analysis intended to ensure that communities are acting to reduce residential segregation and remove barriers to fair housing choice.

Veterans Affairs Provides Assistance in Wake of Yountville Tragedy

Our sympathies are with the families, friends and colleagues of Jennifer Gonzales, a psychologist with the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Pathway Home’s executive director, Christine Loeber and staff therapist Jen Golick killed at The Pathway Home, a private non-profit residential treatment facility located on the Yountville State Veterans Home campus. We have tremendous respect for their unfailing commitment to serve our Veterans during their most challenging times

New Ads Urge Action on Infrastructure, Permanent Solution for Highway Trust Fund

If we're stuck in gridlock, so is our economy.  Congestion drives up the price of everything we make, buy and export.  It's a $160 billion hidden tax."  That's the key message of a new ad campaign urging Congress and the Trump administration to act now to develop and pass a robust transportation infrastructure investment package and a permanent fix for the Highway Trust Fund.


New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Likely to Undermine Future Job Gains in the Construction Sector as Firms Will be Forced to Pay More for Key Materials and Trade War Dampens Demand for New Construction

Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground on New Jewel-Osco in Woodlawn

Mayor Rahm Emanuel broke ground on the new Jewel-Osco on the northwest corner of 61st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. The full-service grocery store and drive-through pharmacy store will bring high-quality fresh food options to the Woodlawn community.
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ABC Weighs in on Elements of a Successful Infrastructure Package

On March 1, ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman joined members of Congress, senior committee staff, key industry stakeholders and top administration officials for discussions on the challenges of writing and passing a package to revitalize America’s infrastructure.

NREL Research Fellow Inducted Into Engineering Academy

Mark O’Malley, a senior research fellow at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been elected as a foreign member to the National Academy of Engineering. Only 16 foreign members were chosen this year

Builders Tell Congress: Progress on Regulatory Reform, but the Job is not Done

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today lauded efforts by the Trump administration and Congress to roll back onerous regulations that hurt home building firms and other small businesses but cautioned that much more needs to be done to further reduce regulatory burdens

Democratic Plan Would Invest Billions In Repairing Roads & Bridges, Rebuilding Schools, Modernizing Water...

Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to remove the anti-discrimination language from its mission statement, eliminating any reference to the long-standing goals of inclusive and discrimination-free communities

Senate Democrats, In Contrast With President Trump, Unveil Major Infrastructure Investment Proposal – Dem...

Democratic Plan Would Invest Billions In Repairing Roads & Bridges, Rebuilding Schools, Modernizing Water & Sewer Systems, Bringing Communities Universal High-Speed Internet, Renovating VA Healthcare Facilities, And Much More

New HUD Mission Statement Undermines Fair Housing for All

On March 6, the leadership at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is changing its mission statement by stripping away language that promises inclusivity and communities free of discrimination

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease Boot Barn

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Boot Barn property located at 1775 Vann Drive in Jackson, Tennessee for $2,000,000.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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Why Minneapolis is a Great Place to Buy a Home

Whether you are looking for a place to buy your first home or you think it’s a good time to invest in real estate for monetary gain, choosing the right location is critical. Not all towns and cities are equal. In some, the crime rates are horrific. In others, employment opportunities are lacking.