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ASE

Administration’s Budget Proposes Unacceptable Cuts To Energy Innovation, Efficiency

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke in response to the Trump administration’s FY 2020 budget proposal, which calls for deeply cutting
DOE

DOE Makes Up To $17 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $17 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding through the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy
Habitat

Habitat: Proposed federal budget will worsen housing affordability across the country

The White House’s fiscal year 2020 budget request, released today, proposes to eliminate funding for programs that support affordable housing, a move that would worsen the affordable housing

BLM OFFERS PROPERTY OWNERS FUEL REDUCTION PERMITS

Property owners who share boundaries with Bureau of Land Management public lands may now apply for permits to clear flammable vegetation from public
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Lead National Dialogue on Affordable and Workforce Housing

 On Monday, March 11, at 10:15 am, Mayor Bowser will kick off the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, promoting federal partnerships
MBA

MBA Releases New Paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0, which details recommendations to ensure stability and consistent consumer protections
ABC National

Jobs Decline in Construction Sector for the First Time in More Than Two Years,...

According to an analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry lost 31,000
NAHB

Housing Starts Rebound in January

Total housing starts rose 18.6 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units from a downwardly revised reading in December, according
CircusTrix

Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Single-Tenant CircusTrix Trampoline Park in Nampa, Idaho

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today
Online Estate Agents

Online Estate Agents

The housing market is ever changing and it seems like there is a new online estate agent popping up every day. With the likes of Purple Bricks, HouseSimple and Yopa
SIGTARP

VIOLATING FEDERAL COST REGULATIONS, STATE HOUSING AGENCIES CHARGED MORE THAN $400,000 IN PROHIBITED TRAVEL...

The goal of the Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) is to prevent foreclosures. It acts as a temporary safety net so unemployed or underemployed working class Americans can save their homes.
FEMA

Survivors in Lee County May Apply for Disaster Assistance

Homeowners and renters in Lee County, Alabama, may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the March 3 severe
ABC National

Nonresidential Construction Spending Flat in December; Public Sector Down Slightly, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending remained virtually unchanged in December, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today.
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Remain Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained at a low rate in the final three months of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in February

Mortgage credit availability increased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's

Wyden Statement at Finance Committee Hearing on Nursing Homes

Generations ago, with Social Security, America closed the door to the era of impoverished seniors living out their last years in almshouses and poor farms. Decades later, with Medicare and Medicaid
NACWA

Clean Water Funding Investment Bill Introduced in Congress

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) joins other major clean water organizations in supporting the bipartisan introduction of the Water Quality Protection and Jobs Creation
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Introduces D.C. Zoning Commission Home Rule Act, Would Remove Federal Officials from Commission

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the District of Columbia Zoning Commission Home Rule Act, which would remove the Architect of the Capitol and the Director
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute and Freddie Mac to Teach Valuation of Manufactured Homes

The Appraisal Institute and Freddie Mac today announced a partnership targeted to help real estate appraisers when valuing manufactured housing, meeting an important need for homebuyers, lenders,

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

Housing Partnership Network

Housing Partnership Fund Awarded $2.25M from CDFI Fund

Last week, 15 of Housing Partnership Network’s (HPN) social-mission driven affordable housing members and HPN’s own Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Housing Partnership Fund