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ULI Announces Finalists in the 2015 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing...

the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing announced the finalists of this year’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awardcompetition, a program that honors developments that ensure housing affordability for people with a range of incomes. The winners will be announced later this year during a general session at the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

Six Star Of Energy Efficiency Award Winners To Be Honored By The Alliance To...

The Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance) has announced the 2015 Star of Energy Efficiency award recipients, which reflect a revamped slate of award categories, including the addition of a new award recognizing young professionals and students for their early-career accomplishments in advancing energy efficiency. The awards will be presented at the 23rd annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner on September 17 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Continues Global Expansion with Addition of BARNES International...

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is excited to welcome BARNES International Luxury Real Estate into the exclusive network of the world’s finest high-end real estate professionals. Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is an international network, with nearly a third of participating members located in markets outside the United States and listings featured in over 65 countries.

IREC’s National Search for Best of 2015

The national search is on for IREC’s 2015 3iAwards – the prestigious annual awards for innovative people, projects and programs that promote and accelerate the sustainable growth of clean energy. The IREC 3i Awards honor innovation, ingenuity and inspiration from the nation’s best in both renewable energy and energy efficiency

HUD AWARDS $6 MILLION TO 29 PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY, SAFETY AND...

In an effort to address emergency, safety and security needs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $6 million to 29 public housing authorities to help fight crime and drug activities at their public housing properties.

NAA’s Lauren Boston Wins Hermes Creative Awards

NAA’s Lauren Boston, Staff Writer and Manager of Public Relations, earned four Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, an international organization consisting of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, digital media production and freelance professionals

Energy Department Awards Nearly $10 Million for Efficient Lighting Development

The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLEDproducts that can significantly reduce overall U.S. energy consumption and save consumers money.)

National Park Champions Honored on Capitol Hill

Today, the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) will present 81 members of Congress with the National Park Heritage Award. This award commemorates their support of the major public lands bills included in the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which included the largest expansion of the National Park System in nearly three decades.

Announcing the 2015 SIPA Building Excellence Award Winners

The 13th Annual Structural Insulated Panel Association Building Excellence Awards were announced Tuesday evening during the association’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Winning submissions demonstrated exceptional performance in quantifiable energy efficiency using structural insulated panels (SIPs); design and structural engineering innovation; creative use of SIP construction; and environmental sustainability

The American Institute of Architects Select Ten Recipients for the 2015 Housing Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected ten recipients for the 2015 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 15th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life

EPA Honors Seven Florida Organizations with 2015 Energy Star Awards for Leadership on Energy...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring seven organizations in Florida with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements

HUD AWARDS $24 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS SECURE HIGHER PAYING JOBS

In an effort to help low-income residents find higher-paying jobs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a $24 million investment for the next four years to nine public housing authorities and their partners to help residents increase their earned income and become self-sufficient. HUD’s Jobs-Plus Pilot Program supports work readiness and connects public housing residents with employment, education and financial empowerment services—and it’s a model proven to help public housing residents find and keep jobs

AIA College of Fellows Awards 2015 Latrobe Prize to Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute...

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows selected a team led byWoodbury University's Arid Lands Institute for its “Drylands Resilience Initiative: Digital Tools for Sustainable Urban Design in Arid and Semi-Arid Urban Centers” to receive the 2015 Latrobe Prize.

The American Institute of Architects Select Six Recipients for the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building...

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) selected six recipients to receive the 2015 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. The AIA and the ALA developed this award program to encourage and recognize excellence in the architectural design of libraries. As the traditional role of libraries evolves, the designs of these community spaces have changed to reflect the needs of the surrounding residence, as represented by the recipients of the AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

NAREE Bruss Book Awards Entry Deadline Is Approaching

Did you write a real estate-related book published in 2014? Then, it's time to enter the National Association of Real Estate Editors' Bruss Book Awards Competition.

FHLB Boston awards $44.8 million in grants and loans for affordable housing

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston announced that 51 initiatives will receive $44.8 million in grants, loans, and interest-rate subsidies through its Affordable Housing Program. These funds will be used to finance more than 1,900 units of affordable rental and ownership housing for households earning at or below 80 percent of area median income in nine states

HUD AWARDS $150 MILLION TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOMES AND SERVICES TO EXTREMELY LOW-INCOME...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 3, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- To help prevent thousands of individuals with disabilities from being unnecessarily institutionalized or possibly falling into homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is awarding $150 million in rental assistance to 25 State Housing Agencies.  In turn, the state agencies will provide permanent affordable rental housing and needed supportive services to nearly 4,600 households who are extremely low-income persons with disabilities, many of whom hoping to transition out of institutional settings back to the community

Innovative Spec Fulfillment Center Wins NAIOP Inaugural Award for E-commerce and Commercial Real Estate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 3, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dallas-based Trammell Crow Company (TCC) has been named the recipient of the inaugural E-commerce Project of the Year award given by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association

NLIHC Presents 2015 Media, State and Local Organizing, and Resident Organizing Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 3, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Low Income Housing Coalition, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, presented their annual Media, State and Local Organizing, and Resident Organizing awards yesterday as part of their 2015 Housing Legislative Forum.

Nearly 200 Top Craft Trainees to Compete at ABC’s National Craft Championships

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced nearly 200 competitors from 32 states will participate in this year’s National Craft Championships, March 4-5, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.