NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on EPA Chief’s Repeal of the Clean Power...

Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, today issued the following statement regarding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposal to begin the process to roll back the Clean Power Plan rule
McCormick Construction

McCormick Construction Announces Groundbreaking of Evolution Warner Center Multifamily Development

McCormick Construction, in conjunction with developer, Evolution Strategic Partners, has announced the groundbreaking of Evolution Warner Center, a 277-unit luxury residential multifamily development. The 426,000-square-foot, transit-oriented development is located at 6606 N. Variel Ave. in the heart of the Warner Center neighborhood. Construction cost is estimated at nearly $60 million.

SACRAMENTO HOUSING AUTHORITY OPENS PUBLIC HOUSING SITE BASED WAIT LIST AT WALNUT GROVE APARTMENTS

The Housing Authority of County of Sacramento will open the wait list for the Site Based Public Housing List for Walnut Grove Apartments in Walnut Grove on Monday October 16, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. until Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. This property consists of 3-bedroom units typically for a household size of 3-6 people.
Center for American Progress

Repeal of Clean Power Plan Is Major Setback in Fight Against Climate Change, CAP’s...

Christy Goldfuss, vice president for Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress, offered the following response to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement Monday that the administration would repeal the Clean Power Plan
ASE

Repealing Clean Power Plan Would Be A Step Backward, Sacrifice Energy Efficiency Benefits

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the EPA’s announcement of a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “The Clean Power Plan could harness the power of energy efficiency as the single most effective way to reduce emissions while driving improved energy productivity and economic prosperity.
Theo-KTGY_SM

Theo, Mid-Century-Style Apartments Underway in Pasadena

KTGY Architecture + Planning has designed Theo, a new 105-unit multifamily building rising at 289 N. El Molino Avenue in Pasadena, California. KTGY is working with developer Summerhill Apartment Communities, as well as Pasadena Heritage and City of Pasadena Design Commission, on a structure that addresses its historic surroundings.
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Debuts New Guide for Building and Expanding Charter School Facilities

“How-to” Tool Aims to Help Charter School Operators Navigate the Facility Development Process from Concept to Financing Arlington, VA (October 11, 2017) — The process for...

2017 Realtor® Good Neighbor Award Winners Better Communities Through Incredible Volunteer Work

For 18 years, the Good Neighbor Awards have recognized Realtors® who dedicate countless volunteer hours to help others.  The five individuals named as this year’s REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Award winners serve as an example of how Realtors® reach out in service to help their communities
DHCD

Mayor Bowser Announces Eight Projects That Will Produce or Preserve More Than 500 Affordable...

Mayor Bowser announced the selection of eight projects that will produce or preserve more than 500 affordable housing units with funding from the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF). The Mayor also announced new housing investments that will provide enhanced financial assistance to DC Government employees interested in becoming first-time homebuyers in the District, increasing the amount of home purchase assistance available for all DC Government employees under the Employer-Assisted Housing Program (EAHP) from $10,000 to $20,000 and increasing the benefits Metropolitan Police Department

Mortgage Company President Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Ginnie Mae

The middleman in a foreign bribery scheme who falsely held himself out as an agent of a foreign official was sentenced today to 42 months in prison for each count, to run concurrently, for his role in a scheme to bribe a foreign official in the Middle East to land a real estate deal, and to defrauding his co-schemers
MBA

Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on OMB Flood Insurance Proposal

Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, issued the following statement regarding a proposal to reform the National Flood Insurance Program put forth by Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney
MBA

Purchase Apps Up, Refi Apps Down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 29, 2017.
NLIHC

Hundreds of Organizations Call for Immediate Relief for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...

Hundreds of local and national organizations signed onto four National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)-led Hurricane Housing Recovery Coalition letters urging the White House and Congress to provide immediate relief to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and to ensure that federal housing recovery and rebuilding efforts are complete and equitable for all individuals and communities impacted by the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
ASE

Senators Pass Resolution Marking Oct. 5 As Energy Efficiency Day

The U.S. Senate passed a resolution today celebrating the economic and environmental benefits of energy efficiency driven by four decades of federal policy support. The resolution, introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) – honorary chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the Alliance to Save Energy – calls on Americans to observe Energy Efficiency Day and acknowledges the importance of cutting energy waste in saving consumers and businesses money, reducing pollution and supporting 2.2 million jobs.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America awards $800,000 in grants to nonprofits in communities impacted by hurricanes Harvey,...

NeighborWorks America (formally known as the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp.) announced that it awarded $800,000 in grants to 20 organizations in communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The nonprofits will use the grants to help meet any emerging on-the-ground needs, such as cleaning up properties, providing supplies to affected households, coordinating disaster response with other partners, supporting mobile intake centers, and rehabbing and repairing damaged buildings.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Plaza At Powe rMarketplac

CBRE Completes $16.6 Million Sale of Plaza at Power Marketplace in...

CBRE has completed the $16.6 million sale of Plaza at Power Marketplace, a ±70,961-square-foot shopping center located at 7225 S. Power Road and 18490-18550 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek, Arizona. The property is located near the Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus and the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton to Testify Opposing All Anti-Home-Rule Riders to D.C. Appropriations Bill...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will testify in support of her amendments to strike all five anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, as well as in opposition to three newly filed anti-home-rule amendments, at a House Rules Committee markup scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in H-313 (U.S. Capitol).