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Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser and Greater Washington Community Foundation to Launch the District’s First-Ever Public–Private Partnership...

National
On Thursday, June 6, at 10:30 am, Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, will launch the Partnership to End Homelessness.
NLCHP

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Adopts New Guiding Principles and Practices for Unsheltered...

California
On February 28, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) adopted new policy that calls for decriminalizing life-sustaining survival actions of the more than 40,000 Los Angelenos who are experiencing unsheltered homelessness
AGC

CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL URGES SENATORS TO PASS MEASURE TO PROTECT LEGAL STATUS OF OVER 100,000...

National
Construction Association Head Says Senate Must Pass Immigration Measure that Avoids Significant Disruptions to Construction Projects in Regions with Big TPS & Dreamer Populations. The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement
The National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders (NAAHL)

NAAHL Explores What’s Next for Neighborhood Finance at Annual Conference

National
National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders (NAAHL) will host its annual Policy and Practice conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Housing industry leaders and policy makers from banks
NAHB

Nearly 700 Builders Shine a Spotlight on Housing Affordability in Hill Visits

National
Nearly 700 builders from across the nation converged on Capitol Hill today for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2019 Legislative Conference to urge their lawmakers to support policies that will increase the production of quality
EPA

Three Communities in Mississippi to Receive Brownfield Grants to Address Contaminated Properties

Mississippi
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 149 communities across the country including three in Mississippi to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization to help local governments redevelop vacant and unused properties
NHC

National Housing Conference Statement on the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019

National
The National Housing Conference (NHC) applauds Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Washington), Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia), Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), and Todd Young (R-Indiana), and Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-Washington), Kenny Marchant (R-Texas)
FEMA

Port Aransas ready for return of summer tourism

Texas
Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal.
ABC National

Modest Increase in Nonresidential Spending in April, says ABC

National
According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today, national nonresidential construction spending rose 0.3% in April, totaling $792.6 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, which is a 6.4% increase compared to the same time last year.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Celebrates Historic Home-Rule Victories in D.C. Spending Bill, Removal of D.C. Riders and...

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House’s fiscal year (FY) 20 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released last night, contains most of her top policy and funding priorities.  Among others, the bill contains no anti-home-rule riders, no congressional appropriation of local funds
Habitat

Luxury Bath Technologies and Habitat for Humanity enter national partnership

National
Luxury Bath Technologies, a manufacturer of acrylic bathroom renovation products and accessories, has entered into a new partnership with Habitat for Humanity International. The company is donating up to $250,000 in bath products to be used to help complete Habitat homes across the United States
EPA

EPA Issues Memo to Increase the Agency’s Compliance with Clean Water Act Deadlines

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking an important step toward ensuring the Agency is meeting its statutory obligations and carrying out the cooperative federalism principles embodied in the Clean Water Act (CWA).
NAHB

Builders Call on Congress to Address Housing Affordability Challenges

National
As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, builders are urging Congress to address America’s housing affordability challenges. “Removing regulatory barriers that contribute to the increased costs of housing will pave the way
USDA

USDA Celebrates National Homeownership Month

National
Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today kicked off National Homeownership Month by highlighting USDA’s ongoing role to help residents of America’s small towns and cities purchase homes in rural areas.

BLM ALASKA SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER MONITORING WELL

National
The Bureau of Land Management Anchorage Field Office is seeking public comments on a Draft Environmental Assessment of a proposed groundwater monitoring well to be drilled on the BLM Campbell Tract.  The comment deadline is June 14, 2019
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Association Receiving HUD Grant

National
Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., issued the following statement after NAHB received a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fight housing discrimination

$50 MILLION FOR WHITEHOUSE’S COASTAL RESILIENCY FUND INCLUDED IN DISASTER RELIEF BILL

Rhode Island
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the disaster relief bill passed by the Senate yesterday evening includes $50 million for the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities while safeguarding wildlife habitats.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 250 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS FROM APRIL 2018 TO...

National
Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

San Francisco 49ers Partners with Operation HOPE to Empower Bay Area Communities with Financial...

California
Operation HOPE and the San Francisco 49ers announced today a partnership to bring credit and money management coaching and education to underserved Bay Area communities at no cost to participants. The 49ers is the first team to offer the HOPE Inside program as part of the National Football
NHC

Housing advocates and community development pioneers to take the stage for NHC’s Annual Policy...

National
The National Housing Conference (NHC), a nonprofit that convenes and collaborates with a diverse membership and the broader housing and community development sectors to advance affordable housing policies

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

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Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Enterprise Community Partners

Brian McLaughlin to lead Enterprise Community Development, one of the nation’s...

Brian McLaughlin has been named president and CEO of Enterprise Community Development (ECD), a new organization that brings together two of the Mid-Atlantic’s leading developers and managers of affordable, well-designed homes: Community Preservation