The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) houses over 400,000 of New York City’s (NYC) lowest income renters. 1 in every 11 NYC renters lives in public housing. After decades of federal
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today warned that the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back emergency preparedness standards for nursing homes endanger seniors who rely on these facilities to keep them safe in extreme weather
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) will feature a demonstration of HOVER, an interactive 3D application, which provides remodelers with the ability
Construction employment expanded by 52,000 net new jobs in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement on Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo’s housing finance reform proposal
601 mobile homes and travel trailers provided by FEMA are now occupied by Hurricane Florence survivors across North Carolina. The 571 households currently occupying these units total 1,608
As congressional leaders and the White House consider bipartisan work on an infrastructure package in the new Congress, the Center for American Progress today released a report that outlines key benchmarks for any comprehensive, progressive infrastructure package.
A newly published paper, “Supply Skepticism: Housing Supply and Affordability,” co-authored by NYU Furman Center faculty directors, discusses the rising concerns about whether new housing development contributes to the displacement of low- and moderate-income residents.
Ginnie Mae announces pooling restrictions for loanDepot; reinstates Freedom Mortgage’s participation in multi-Issuer securities
Today, Ginnie Mae announced that it has restricted Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) single family guaranteed loans pooled by loanDepot in Ginnie Mae pools to Ginnie Mae II custom pools only. loanDepot is restricted from including VA single family guaranteed loans in Ginnie Mae I or Ginnie Mae II multi-Issuer securities.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is building its leadership team as part of a focused strategy to ensure that every person is able to age with their best possible health and economic security.
Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2018 with a reading of 66, up six points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
Property development in New York is difficult for a number of reasons: the high cost of construction and materials, the lack of space, and local laws. These factors are discussed in more details below
Estimated December not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor
A majority of state legislatures are using preemption laws to block local equitable housing policies, worsening the lack of affordable housing throughout the country.
Kmart, National Lumber and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis
Estimated November construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today
Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $30.291 billion in December. A breakdown of December issuance includes $28.166 billion
he National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its seventh annual Best of IBS Awards for the 2019 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, that due to a steady decrease of activity, the Disaster Loan Outreach Centers located in Jacksonville, New Bern and Wilmington, North Carolina will cease operations on Monday, Feb. 4.