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Appraisal Institute Seeks Speakers for 2020 Annual Conference

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is accepting proposals for presentations at its 2020 Annual Conference
ASE

New Report: Potential For Energy Efficiency Programs To Deliver More Savings By Properly Valuing...

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Analysis by Alliance to Save Energy and DesignLights Consortium calls for fully capturing the savings potential of lighting upgrades, including networked lighting controls
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out
HUD InspectorGeneral

Former Chairman Of Rochester Housing Authority Facing Additional Charges In Superseding Indictment

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U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury has returned a 28-count superseding indictment charging George H. Moses, 50, of Rochester, NY
NAR

NAR President Participates in Affordable Housing Roundtable with Sec. Carson at White House

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National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby was invited to attend a White House event Friday morning highlighting housing affordability concerns in communities across the country.
FEMA

FACT SHEET: Why Should I Buy Flood Insurance?

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Flooding from the Sept. 19 tropical storm resulted in more than 10,600 flood insurance claims being filed by Texas homeowners, business owners and renters. As of Oct. 29, policyholders have been paid 40 percent
ABC National

Nonresidential Construction Spending Rebounds Slightly in September, Says ABC

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Nov.1—National nonresidential construction spending rose 0.5% in September but is down 0.9% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN OCTOBER BUT SPENDING DROPS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS GAINS...

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Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China
USDA

USDA Invests $1.4 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 21 States

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Investments will Benefit 1.5 million Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, - RealEstateRama – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

New NFHA Report Highlights Unprecedented Attacks on Fair Housing and Alarming Uptick in Discrimination...

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The National Fair Housing Alliance also confronts impacts of algorithmic bias due to the spread of technology in credit and housing access decisions
DOE

DOE Announces $24.9 Million Funding Selections to Advance Hydropower Technologies

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $24.9 million in funding to drive innovative, industry-led technology solutions to advance the marine and hydrokinetics industry and increase hydropower’s ability to serve as a flexible

House Advances Legislation to Protect Grand Canyon and Greater Chaco Area from Reckless Energy...

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to protect the landscapes that surround Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Grand Canyon National Park. If enacted, these bills would provide permanent protection from destructive energy development

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED CRIMSON SOLAR PROJECT

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on the proposed Crimson Solar Project in Riverside County. The proposed project supports the Administration’s America First Energy Plan that supports energy development on public lands

SCHUMER BLASTS OMB FOR ABYSMAL RESPONSE TO SENATE DEMOCRATS’ QUESTIONS ON CONTINUED DELAYS TO...

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U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today released the following statement after receiving a written response from the Office and Management and Budget (OMB) to a September 12th letter from Schumer and Senate Committee on Appropriations Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
NAHB

55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High

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Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released
USDOJ

Leader of the Castro Enterprise Involved in Armed Home Invasions that Targeted Victims of...

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 A Texas woman was sentenced to 37 years in prison for her role as the leader of several robbery crews that traveled across the United States in order to conduct armed home invasions of families of Indian and Asian descent. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski
USDOJ

USDA Helps Remote Alaska Communities Offset High Energy Costs

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe today announced that USDA is providing financial assistance to six organizations in Alaska to help them offset high energy costs in some of the most
ABC National

September Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 48 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

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WASHINGTON, - (RealEstateRama) - In September, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 48 states and rose in two states on a year-over-year basis,...

Federal Court Grants Illinois Injunction Against Public Charge Rule

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The Shriver Center on Poverty Law applauds the decision of the Northern District Court of Illinois to grant a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump Administration’s harmful change to the public charge rule from taking effect today Tuesday, October 15. The ruling is a significant victory for immigrants, communities, and all Illinois families.
USDOJ

Departments of Justice and Housing and Urban Development Sign Interagency Memorandum on the Application...

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Attorney General William P. Barr and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today issued a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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KTGY Receives 2019 SAGE Honors for Regency Palms in Long Beach,...

KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

SIGTARP

HARDEST HIT FUND RECIPIENT PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Raymond Cawthorne, 57, pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of public funds, Special Inspector General Christy Goldsmith Romero and U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced