Advocates Commend Court for Temporarily Baring FEMA from Evicting Hurricane Survivors, Urge Congress to...
The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition (DHRC) of more than 700 local, state, and national organizations commends the decision made on July 3 by the U.S. federal court to bar FEMA from evicting nearly 2,000 families displaced by the 2017 disasters until July 23 to allow the court to hear further arguments.
Cyndi Lauper and the True Colors Fund, in partnership with the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, unveiled the State Index on Youth Homelessness –a first-of-its-kind resource that evaluates all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness.
CREW Network President Tara L. Piurko, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP, has been appointed to The Real Estate Roundtable’s Board of Directors for its 2019 fiscal year (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). Piurko will represent CREW Network from July to December 2018, and 2019 CREW Network President Holly Neber, CEO, AEI Consultants, will assume the role from January to June 2019.
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced Holly Cannon, SHRM-SCP, has been hired as Vice President of Human Resources. She will replace Gene Neill, SPHR, who is retiring after an illustrious career with the MBA.
Capital Impact Partners and JPMorgan Chase Announce First Equitable Development Initiative Participants
Capital Impact Partners, alongside JPMorgan Chase & Co., announced the first cohort of participants for the Equitable Development Initiative. This two-year program will help ensure minority real estate developers in Detroit are able to participate in the city’s revitalization in a way that reflects the city’s diversity.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) transferred custody of the South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Avenue, N.W. in Washington, D.C., to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition of more than 700 local, state, and national organizations commends the decision made on June 30 by the U.S. federal court to temporarily halt the evictions of nearly 2,000 families displaced by the 2017 disasters and urges Congress to enact longer-term housing solutions to ensure that no survivor faces the increased risk of homelessness.
The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced the contribution of over $40,000 to the Chamblee Senior Residences to enhance the community kitchen and offer healthy cooking demonstration classes for residents. In addition, the contribution will fund “train the trainer” course on slip-and-fall prevention classes for the senior residents, one of the most common accidents for seniors at home.
his is the final chance to submit an abstract to present at Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo. Potential presenters have until tomorrow, Friday, June 29, at midnight ET. Don’t miss the opportunity to speak at the industry’s only all-inclusive Conference where members of the entire building
Nearly one-fifth of Realtors® practicing in commercial real estate closed a sale with an international client in 2017, and 35 percent said they have experienced an increase in the number of international clients in the past five years, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors
The Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition of more than 700 national, state, and local organizations led by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) strongly condemns FEMA’s decision to end on June 30 its motel program for families displaced by the 2017 disasters, while refusing to activate tried-and-tested longer-term housing solutions like the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP).
USGBC celebrates the recipients of its 2017 LEED Homes Awards, an annual honor given to innovative projects, architects, developers and homebuilders leading the residential green building market.
June 27—National construction trade association Associated Builders and Contractors and access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. today announced a strategic partnership that will help solve industry challenges with world-class education, training and equipment solutions.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) announces a leadership change at NARI headquarters. On Friday, June 22, 2018 Fred Ulreich resigned his position as CEO. During his tenure as chief executive officer, Fred commuted on a weekly basis from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Des Plaines
Civil Rights Organizations Accuse Bank of America of Housing Discrimination In 37 Metropolitan Areas
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), 19 fair housing organizations, and two homeowners in Maryland filed a federal Fair Housing Act lawsuit against Bank of America, N.A., Bank of America Corp., and Safeguard Properties Management, LLC (“Bank of America/Safeguard”).