Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Cut the Ribbon on Latest Short-Term Family Housing Program, The Triumph...

On Tuesday, November 13, at 4 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will cut the ribbon on The Triumph, a short-term family housing program in Ward 8, marking another step forward in delivering on her promise to replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards. On October 30, 2018, DC General was closed once and for all
ABC National

Construction Materials Prices Continue to Rise in October

Construction prices rose 0.5 percent in October and are 7.9 percent high than at the same time a year ago, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index data conducted by Associated Builders and Contractors. Prices for nonresidential construction inputs also increased 0.5 percent on a month-over-month basis and are up by more than 8 percent on a year-over-year basis.
CHA

Chicago Housing Authority in midst of $31 million energy-efficiency project that is replacing outdated...

The Chicago Housing Authority is halfway through a $31 million energy-efficiency project that is replacing outdated systems in its public housing portfolio - allowing for improvements in more than 9,000 apartments.
Habitat

Over 1,000 U.S. veterans are living in safe, decent homes repaired or built by...

Habitat for Humanity commemorates this Veterans Day with a milestone of repairing, renovating or constructing the homes of over 1,000 U.S. military veterans and their families thanks to The Home Depot Foundation’s generous support of Habitat’s Repair Corps program since 2011.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton to Speak at Two Events Commemorating Veterans Day, This Weekend

This weekend, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at two Veterans Day events to honor District of Columbia veterans.  Norton also introduced a resolution recognizing D.C.’s 30,000 veterans and their families, condemning the denial of voting rights in Congress and full home rule for D.C. veterans and their families, and calling for statehood for the District to make D.C. veterans and other residents whole

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Awards $14 Million in Affordable Housing Grants

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce that, in partnership with its member financial institutions, it has awarded $14 million in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants to 29 projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas, which will result in the creation or rehabilitation of 1,853 housing units.
NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences Names Lakisha Ann Woods President

The National Institute of Building Sciences welcomes Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. The mission of the Institute is to serve the nation by supporting advances in building science and technology to improve the built environment.

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

New Hanover County has collected 877,551 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 32,323 cubic yards of construction debris in the unincorporated areas of the county as of Wednesday, November 7. The first pass of debris collection is still underway, and the second pass is expected to begin after Thanksgiving.
USGBC

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

The 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) was released today by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), International Code Council, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
FEMA

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Gulf and Jackson Counties

As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Gulf and Jackson counties are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.
FEMA

Get FEMA Rebuilding Advice at the Tifton Junior Woman’s Club Glow Run

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH LAS VEGAS HOUSING LANDLORDS SETTLING CLAIMS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement between a married couple with disabilities and the owners and managers of Silver Creek Apartments in Las Vegas, NV.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD CHARGES NEW JERSEY RENTAL PROPERTY OWNER WITH HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging a Paramus, New Jersey, property owner with housing discrimination for allegedly refusing to rent an apartment to an African-American woman because of her race. HUD’s charge further alleges that the owner used racial slurs in a text message he sent to the woman informing her that she did not get the apartment
USDOJ

Third Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging in Florida Online Foreclosure Auctions

Real estate investor Avi Stern pleaded guilty today in West Palm Beach, in connection with an ongoing investigation into bid rigging at online public foreclosure auctions in Florida, the Department of Justice announced. Stern is the third real estate investor to plead guilty in this investigation.
Environment America

From Sea to Shining Sea, Mayors Call for More Solar Energy

Environment America Research & Policy Center will release a letter, signed by over 200 mayors representing cities and towns in all fifty states, calling for more solar energy in communities across the country. The Mayors for Solar Energy span the political spectrum, as well as a broad range of city sizes and budgets

Mortgage Delinquencies Up Slightly in Third Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties rose to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.47 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.
EPA

ReWa in South Carolina Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water...

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) - Reedy River Basin Sewer Tunnel in Greenville, S.C. as one of 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program.
Palo Alto Housing

Planning for Inclusive Housing in Palo Alto and Mountain View

Palo Alto Housing and Housing Choices will host an information session on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto.  The purpose of the event is to educate the community about inclusive and affordable housing for people with developmental disabilities
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Seeks Speakers for 2019 Annual Conference

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is accepting proposals for presentations at its 2019 Annual Conference, July 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Denver. The deadline is 5 p.m. CST Dec. 3.
FEMA

EPA Recognizes Sewerage Authority in New Jersey for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Honored projects include large wastewater infrastructure projects to small decentralized and agriculture projects.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.