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TASK FORCE ON AGING & FAMILIES DEMANDS ANSWERS ON WRONGFUL ELDERLY EVICTIONS AMID COVID-19...

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Over a week has passed since disturbing reports emerged of thousands of vulnerable older Americans being wrongfully discharged from nursing homes across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to continued CMS and HHS inaction to stop these evictions, today, House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
FEMA

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Numbers Fire

California
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combating the Numbers Fire burning in Douglas County.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Funds 10 Projects to Build and Preserve 940 Affordable Homes

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Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 10 projects that will produce and preserve 940 affordable homes and more than 300 market rate homes. The affordable housing projects are being funded primarily through a $66 million investment
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Thanks Van Hollen, Carper for Filing Amendment to Give D.C. Mayor Control Over...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Tom Carper (D-DE) for filing an amendment to the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the Senate is considering
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Opposes Large Parking Garage at Union Station, Calls on House Appropriators to Instruct...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today wrote a letter to Chairman David E. Price and Ranking Member Mario Diaz-Balart on the...

FEMP Issues Funding Opportunity to Strengthen Federal Energy and Water Infrastructure

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On June 29, 2020, the U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a Federal Agency Call (FAC) on EERE Exchange titled

Wyden, Cantwell Introduce Affordable Housing Legislation

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Bill would provide emergency relief in response to pandemic, economic crisis Washington, D.C. - RealEstateRama – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator...

Pelosi Floor Speech in Support of the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 7301, the Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020, critical legislation
USDA

DOI Signs Agreement with USDA to Increase Investment in Infrastructure on Federal and Tribal...

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The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) forged a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by signing the National Programmatic Agreement among.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD CHARGES ATLANTA HOUSING PROVIDERS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST A MOTHER AND HER CHILD WITH...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it has charged the owners of an Atlanta, Georgia, apartment complex and its property manager with discrimination
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces Financing to Preserve 102 Affordable Homes

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has closed several loans from the Oramenta Newsome Predevelopment Loan Program, which offers nonprofit developers and housing cooperatives

Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits then general public

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New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, May 18, 2020, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s operations and allowing for the sale of these items to non-profit organizations before being sold by online public auction.
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Statement of Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Announcement of the Re-Proposed Capital Rule...

National
.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today following the announcement of the Re-Proposed Capital Rule for the Enterprises by the Federal Housing Finance Agency:

MASSIVE SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PLANNED FOR LA PAZ COUNTY

National
At the Yavapai County Courthouse today, Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was joined by Congressman Paul Gosar, La Paz County Supervisor Holly Irwin, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Director Ray Suazo and other public and private representatives to announce the conveyance of approximately 5,900 acres of public lands to La Paz County in western Arizona.
FTC

FTC Expands Its Case Against Zurixx Real Estate Seminar Scheme

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The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Utah have amended their complaint against the operators of the Zurixx real estate seminar scheme, adding new charges that the defendants violated the Telemarketing Sales Rule
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Federal Housing Administration Announces Guidance for Insuring Single Family Home Mortgages in Forbearance

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced a new, temporary policy that provides guidance for lenders to obtain FHA insurance endorsements on mortgages where the borrower

Wyden Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities For Next COVID-19 Relief Package

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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today outlined policies to preserve and expand affordable housing that he will push to include in the next COVID-19 relief bill.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ALLOCATES MORE THAN $75 MILLION IN FOURTH WAVE OF CARES ACT FUNDING TO...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced nearly $77 million in a fourth wave of CARES Act funding, supporting up to 8,300
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD APPROVES $80,000 SETTLEMENT RESOLVING CLAIMS OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AT PENNSYLVANIA APARTMENT COMPLEX

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement among the Housing Equity Center of PA and two residents

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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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Real Estate Investing

5 Ways to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

There are numerous investment options at your disposal: stocks, bonds, gold. One worthy investment option is real estate. Many aspiring real estate investors wonder how to begin their real estate investing journey without having to drop wads of cash. Fortunately