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Mattapan Station Development in Boston Moves Forward

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The Department of Housing Community Development (DHCD) and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) announced funding awards to POAH and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation
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Alliance Applauds Senate Committee Approval Of Suite Of Energy Efficiency Bills

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The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke after the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources advanced several energy efficiency bills Tuesday
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 Mortgage applications decreased 1.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 12, 2019.
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Kristy Fercho of Flagstar Bank Nominated to be 2020 MBA Vice Chairman

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Kristy Fercho, Executive Vice President, President of Mortgage at Flagstar Bank, has been nominated to serve as MBA's Vice Chairman for the 2020 membership year.
Center for American Progress

New CAP Analysis Uncovers Persistent Discrimination Against African American Borrowers in the Housing Market

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New analysis from the Center for American Progress uncovers numerous signs of persistent residential segregation among African American home mortgage borrowers, a troubling finding as the Trump
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Housing Preservation Fund Milestone at Worthington Woods in Ward 8

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On Friday, July 12, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will mark the preservation of the Worthington Woods Apartments in the Congress Heights neighborhood and celebrate the 1,000th unit funded by her Housing Preservation Fund.
Mercy Housing

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Donates Thousands of Dollars to Low-Income Students’ Education

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Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing organization, partnered with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants to provide students in need with this grant for their hard work and vision.
New Hanover County

NHC letter strongly opposes HUD proposal to evict immigrant families

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WASHINGTON, DC - (RealEstateRama) - The National Housing Conference (NHC) strongly opposes the eviction of immigrant families that include undocumented individuals, as advocated in a...

CREW Network Members Garner 42 Real Estate Forum Women of Influence Honors

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CREW Network members garnered 42 Women of Influence honors from Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com's 26th annual awards program recognizing outstanding individuals in the industry.

New Hanover County Register Of Deeds Offers Online Certified Copy Service

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The New Hanover County Register of Deeds Office, which is the custodian and manager for real estate-related documents, vital records and DD214s of the county,
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Celebrates the Preservation of Over 1,000 Affordable Homes through the Housing Preservation...

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at the Worthington Woods apartments in Ward 8, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new affordable housing milestone in DC – more than 1,000 affordable homes preserved using funds from the Housing Preservation Fund. With the closing of seven projects, including Worthington Woods
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Joins Washington, D.C. Mayor to Celebrate 1000th Affordable Unit Preserved through...

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Capital Impact Partners, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) today announced the financing of the first two projects through their partnership
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.076 Trillion

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Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $44.217 billion in June, the highest since December 2016. A breakdown of June issuance includes $42.785 billion of Ginnie Mae II MBS and $1.432 billion of Ginnie Mae I MBS
MBA

June New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 17.9 Percent Year over Year

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for June 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 17.9 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to May 2019, applications decreased by 14 percent.
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MBA Promotes Lisa Haynes to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Diversity...

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the promotion of Lisa J. Haynes, CPA, MBA, to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.
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Dan Fichtler Promoted to Associate Vice President of Housing Finance Policy

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the promotion of Dan Fichtler to Associate Vice President of Housing Finance Policy within the association's Residential Policy and Member Engagement team, effective immediately
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City of Alameda, Eden Housing and Alameda Point Partners to Celebrate Groundbreaking of New...

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On Thursday, July 11, 2019, the City of Alameda, along with Eden Housing and Alameda Point Partners, will celebrate the groundbreaking of Alameda Point Senior Apartments, a 60-unit affordable rental community for seniors age 62 and older located at Alameda Point’s Site A development project in Alameda, California
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KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Tysons Office Welcomes Lauren Young as Regional Development Director

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Lauren Young has joined the Tysons office of KTGY Architecture + Planning as regional development director. In her new role, Young is responsible for strengthening and growing client relationships in the Washington, D.C. Metro, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Files Amendment to NDAA to Give D.C. Mayor Authority Over D.C. National Guard,...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced she filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020 (NDAA) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.

New Hanover County to host Conference on Government August 2 & 3

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New Hanover County is hosting a “Conference on Government” to educate and engage the community about the inner workings of the county. The event will take place on August 2 and 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the county’s Northeast Library

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Multi-Tenant Shop Building Shadow-anchored by...

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 arranged the sale of a multi-tenant shop building shadow-anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

McCormick Construction

Appraisal Institute Opens Valuation Profession’s Premier Event

More than 525 real estate professionals from around the world today attended the opening session of the valuation profession’s most important annual event, hosted by the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.