The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared to a year ago.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program continues its substantial contributions to recreational boaters and local communities and their economies through this year’s award of $20.6 million in grants to states and U.S. territories.
Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems (PDF, 102 KB) and reduce energy costs
CHICAGO’S UJAMAA CONSTRUCTION WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD BY NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION
Chicago’s Ujamaa Construction was named as the 2019 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America, association officials announced today.
New USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings...
As part of its Living Standard initiative, today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission
Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh celebrated the redevelopment of the Mattapan Station area, and announced two additional MassWorks Infrastructure Program projects totaling more than $6.5 million for the city. Today’s announcement concludes the 2018 grant round, which awarded $80.3 million for 39 projects across the Commonwealth.
Last week, Steve Rasmussen, Chief Executive Officer of Nationwide, announced that he will retire from the company later this year after a 45-year career in insurance. The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and the entire fair housing community congratulate Steve on his many years of service to the insurance industry and the civil and human rights community
The construction industry added 16,000 net new jobs in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics today. On a year-over-year basis
A former Stuart Housing Authority employee pled guilty today to stealing government funds from the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida
AFTER ARREST OF CHINESE NATIONAL WITH MALWARE IN HAND AT MAR-A-LAGO, SENATORS SCHUMER, FEINSTEIN,...
Following reports of the arrest of Chinese national Yujin Zhang, who was apprehended by Secret Service after making false statements to enter Mar-a-Lago while carrying a thumb drive containing malware
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today on Mark Calabria’s confirmation as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). “I applaud the Senate for voting to confirm Mark Calabria, an experienced economist.
Administrator Wheeler visits Miami and announces $99.7 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Miami-Dade County
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $99.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Miami-Dade County, Florida
Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Mark Calabria as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Bureau of Land Management is terminating development of a new resource management plan for public lands managed by the Arcata and Redding field offices in northwest California.
The National Housing Conference (NHC) will conduct a press conference at 8:00 a.m. on April 16, 2019 at the National Press Club to release its 2018 Paycheck to Paycheck annual report and database.
The Senate confirmed Mark Calabria as the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) –the federal regulator that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – led by acting director Joseph Otting since early January.
NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Dr. Mark Calabria as the next FHFA Director this afternoon. "The National Association of Realtors® applauds the U.S. Senate for today confirming Dr. Mark Calabria as the next Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the Senate confirmation of Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
Mortgage credit availability increased in March according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
It is difficult enough getting on the property ladder with the rising cost of homes in the UK, but when you are just starting out, credit is going to be a huge concern! Whether you are a newly married couple looking to buy your first home or a person with some amount of history (employment and credit),