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AGC

Construction Employment Increases In 41 States And D.c. From October 2018 To October 2019,...

National
WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Florida, Montana, Rhode Island...
NYU Furman Center

New York City Residential Eviction Filings Decline

National
The NYU Furman Center released a brief today showing an overall decline in residential evictions filed in New York City Housing Court between 2010 and 2017.
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.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged one point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

National
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.101 Trillion

National
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
AGC

Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women

National
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(link is external) (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private sector worker fatalities in the construction
ABC National

ABC Elects 2020 National Chair, Executive Committee

National
Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Tim Keating, owner and president, R. C. Stevens Construction Co., to serve as the 2020 ABC national chair
Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing Southeast Receives Financial Support and Tax Credits for Greenville area Affordable Housing

National
Mercy Housing Southeast announces the award of Low-Income Tax Credits (LIHTC) for a 46-unit affordable housing community in Mauldin, SC. Championed by Bon Secours St. Francis Health

FinCEN Reissues Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders for 12 Metropolitan Areas

National
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.
NAHB

NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced the finalists for its 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry.
ABC National

ABC Highlights Value of Leading Safety Indicators During OSHA Public Meeting

National
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore spoke at a Nov. 7 Occupational Health and Safety Administration
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

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

National
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...

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with support from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
NAHB

Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

National
With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019
Carol Corden cuts the ribbon

Ribbon Cutting Celebrating New Affordable Apartments in the Bronx for Low-Income Families and Domestic...

New York
New Destiny was joined by supporters and colleagues to celebrate the opening of its newly constructed service-enriched affordable housing project - The Jennings - located in the Crotona Park East
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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

National
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

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

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Movember

Hanley Investment Group Raises $30,000­­­ for Movember, Totaling $243,000

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 has raised $29,401 during its annual Movember campaign.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Helpful Tips For Building a New Home

A home is one of the best things you can have. It gives everyone a feeling of warmth, comfort, and security. You are able to relax and unwind knowing that it is something just for you. There are many ways for you to acquire a home. You can buy a home and renovate it, by an already finished home, or you can build one yourself.