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Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing Lakefront Appoints Two New Board Members

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Mercy Housing Lakefront, a nonprofit that owns and operates 52 affordable housing properties in the Chicagoland area, Southern Illinois, Southeastern Wisconsin and Central Indiana
USDOJ

USDA Invests in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 29 States

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Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is investing $192 million in 71 projects located across 29 states to improve rural water infrastructure
SEIA

Solar Industry Commends Maine for Making Major Moves on Renewable Energy

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The Maine Legislature recently passed three clean energy bills, including a renewable portfolio standard that requires the state to get 80% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and 100% by 2050.
VA

VA partnership with Corporation for National Community Service supports older Veterans and their caregivers

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently began partnering with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to engage Senior Corps volunteers in support of VA’s Choose Home Initiative
MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications increased 1.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 21, 2019.
MBA

MBA Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Housing Affordability

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Statement from Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding President Trump's Executive Order on Housing Affordability
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Historic D.C. Spending Bill Passes House

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House’s fiscal year (FY) 20 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, which contains most of her top policy and funding priorities, passed the House of Representatives today. 

Wyden, Young Bill Would Save Affordable Housing Units

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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator Todd Young, R-Ind., today introduced legislation to preserve affordable housing units by closing a loophole

WORKING TO MEET COMMITMENTS INTERIOR REVOKES PUBLIC LAND ORDERS

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The U.S. Department of the Interior issued two Public Land Orders (PLO) affecting approximately 1.3 million acres of public lands in the Fortymile Subunit of the Eastern Interior and the Bering Glacier area in Southcentral Alaska.

Three Commercial Real Estate Executives Named 2019 CREW Network Distinguished Leaders

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Annemarie DiCola, Leslie Hale and Nathalie Palladitcheff have been named 2019 CREW Network Distinguished Leaders and will be featured speakers at the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace on Sept. 27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.
Top Estate Planning FAQs

Top Estate Planning FAQs

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An estate plan can decrease the expenses and taxes of an estate, simplify the transfer of assets to your loved ones and ensure that they are financially protected, says SCL Wills and Probate, a law firm renowned for its probate and will solicitors in Hertfordshire.
NAR

Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 1.1% in May

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Pending home sales increased in May, a positive variation from the minor sales dip seen in the previous month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major regions saw growth in contract activity
NeighborWorks America

Saving for a home low on the list of financial priorities for cash-strapped millennials

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Younger Americans may want to save for a home, but many are struggling just to make ends meet each month. Paying off credit card and student loan debt is taking
MBA

MBA Expands Path to Diversity Scholarship Program Eligibility to Select Conferences

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that scholarships awarded under its popular Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program 
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Ascend 2.5% in May

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Existing-home sales rebounded in May, recording an increase in sales for the first time in two months, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on President Trump’s Housing Affordability Executive Order

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Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., attended today’s signing ceremony at the White House and issued the following statement after President Trump
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 3.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
NAR

Volunteering Works Program Announces 2019 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

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The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 11th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program.

BLM SEEKS COMMENTS ON DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR LAND AND MINERAL ESTATE IN EASTERN...

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office today announced the release of its draft plan for managing BLM-administered surface land and mineral estate in eastern Colorado. The BLM is seeking public comments on the four alternative management scenarios analyzed in the Draft Environmental
NAHB

New Home Sales Decline in May

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 626,000 units in May, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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

Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Housing Preservation Fund Milestone at Worthington Woods...

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.