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EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda in the Midwest Through Accelerated Investments in America’s...

As highlighted in President Trump’s State of the Union address and in support of the President’s Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure.
EPA

EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Through Accelerated Investments in America’s Water Infrastructure

As highlighted in President Trump's State of the Union address and in support of the President's Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
DOE

DOE, FERC Announce Technical Conference on Energy Infrastructure Security Practices

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced today they will co-host a technical conference on Security Investments for Energy Infrastructure
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Unveil Historic Achievement of Four Years of Unprecedented Affordable Housing Investments...

On Tuesday, February 5, at 3 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will unveil the unprecedented number of affordable housing units produced and preserved during her first four years in office.
Center for American Progress

A Climate-Smart Infrastructure Plan Should Encourage Energy-Efficient Upgrades in Buildings, CAP Analysis Says

By setting ambitious energy efficiency standards in buildings, the United States can lower energy costs for consumers, encourage job growth, and reduce energy-related pollution
USDA

USDA Highlights Key Accomplishments in 2018 That Are Building Rural Prosperity

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today highlighted accomplishments of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) during 2018 that assisted rural communities in building prosperity and contributing to America’s growing economy.
EPA

EPA Provides $47.7 Million Loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $47.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to help finance its Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project.

SCHUMER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP: ANY INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE CONSIDERED IN THE NEW CONGRESS MUST INCLUDE...

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter today to President Trump telling him that Senate Democrats expect a number of policies to address climate change to be included in any future infrastructure bill. Schumer’s letter to the president provides a list of policies designed to combat climate change that can and should be included in any infrastructure package in the next Congress, including
NHC

Strong FHA audit indicates now is the time to fix FHA’s infrastructure, reverse mortgage...

The Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) 2018 audit report on the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) is another step on the road to full recovery from the housing crisis. However, the report also noted continued losses in the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, the leading driver of FHA losses.
Center for American Progress

5 Ways the New Congress Should Support Resilient Infrastructure Designed to Handle Severe Weather,...

When the new Congress considers upgrading the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, lawmakers must do so in ways that help states and localities plan for the effects of more extreme weather and other climate change threats, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress.

WSSC Responds to Sanitary Sewer Overflow at Broad Creek Wastewater Pumping Station and Wastewater...

Heavy Rain Causes Overflow at Broad Creek / Blockage in Pipe Causes Spill at Piscataway. Heavy rainfall today led to a Sanitary Sewer Overflow at WSSC’s Broad Creek Wastewater Pumping Station, located at 10315 Livingston Road in Fort Washington.
EPA

EPA invites projects in California, Arizona to apply for WIFIA water infrastructure loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in California and one project in Arizona to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. A total of 39 projects have been invited to apply nationwide

New Green Infrastructure Training Opportunity Available

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is partnering with the Water Environment Federation (WEF) to adapt and deliver the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) curriculum to professionals responsible for the land management and maintenance and operations of municipal parks throughout the country.
DOE

Energy Department Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Its Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Designation...

Building on the Administration’s commitment to improving the resiliency, reliability, and security of the nation’s electricity delivery system, the Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the upcoming publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice) introducing administrative procedures to implement DOE’s designation authority for Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII).
NIBS

Pew, Institute to Host Webinar on Case for Building Stronger, Smarter Infrastructure

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Institute of Building Sciences will host a joint webinar, The Business Case for Building Stronger, Smarter Infrastructure, on Tuesday, October 30, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.
DOI

Secretary Zinke Applauds President Trump’s Memorandum on Western Water

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke cheered President Trump’s memorandum on western water. The memorandum directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce to work together to deliver western communities the water supplies they need to irrigate millions of acres of farmland and provide water and power to millions of Americans.
Mercy Housing

GRAND OPENING OF NATALIE GUBB COMMONS BRINGS 190 AFFORDABLE HOMES TO SAN FRANCISCO’S TRANSBAY...

Mercy Housing and Mayor London Breed celebrated the opening of 190 affordable family apartments in Natalie Gubb Commons.  The affordable homes were developed as part of the Transbay Redevelopment Project Area, spearheaded by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII).

Ten U.S. Communities Awarded Grant Funding to Support Green Infrastructure Projects

Today, as part of the Great Urban Parks Campaign, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) awarded grant funding totaling $2 million to support green infrastructure projects in 10 U.S. communities. These communities join cities, such as Atlanta, Georgia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

BLM ANNOUNCES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AT COPPER BASIN DUNES OHV AREA

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office will begin an infrastructure improvement project to enhance recreational use at the Copper Basin Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area in October. The work will include repairing, sealing and striping the parking lot and reconstructing an access road
DOE

Department of Energy Announces Investment to Improve Resilience and Reliability of the Nation’s Energy...

The U.S. the Department of Energy (DOE) released a $5.8 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support the research and development (R&D) of advanced tools and controls that will improve the resilience and reliability of the nation’s power grid. Under this FOA, DOE’s Office of Electricity (OE) Transmission Reliability Program will seek applications that explore the use of big data

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.