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Nearly half of L.A. tenants owe back rent

National
In a new survey of Los Angeles County renters, 49% of households reported that they were unable to pay all of their rent during the pandemic. The study, by researchers from UCLA and the University of Southern California, found the median amount renters owe their landlords is $2,800. That suggests that countywide, tenants owe landlords upwards of $3 billion.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
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 Opens Document Drop-off Center in Ypsilanti

National
A drive thru Document Drop-off Center will open in Ypsilanti on Tuesday, July 27 to help renters, homeowners and business owners affected by the June 25 – 26 severe storms and flooding.

After The Assault of 3 Women In Inwood Hill Park Council Member Rodriguez...

National
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, a member of the Public Safety Committee will be calling on City Hall to add additional resources for all Northern Manhattan parks to improve their safety after a series of attacks that occurred yesterday in Inwood Hill Park. Yesterday, 3 women were either threatened or attacked within an hour in Inwood Hill Park by man authorities are still searching for.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon on New All Affordable Senior Housing Honoring the Late Todd...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated the opening of the Todd A. Lee Senior Residences at Kennedy Street, a 38-unit, all-affordable senior community located in the Brightwood Park neighborhood
VA

VA awards $418 million in grants to help Veterans and families at risk of...

National
The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $418 million in grants to more than 260 non-profit organizations in June, allowing low-income Veteran families around the nation to access services under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Financial Regulators Update Examiner Guidance on Financial Institutions’ Information Technology Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations

National
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today issued a new booklet in the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook series, titled “Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations.”
FEMA

FEMA Awards Santa Rosa County $2.83 Million to Improve Stormwater Drainage System

National
FEMA has approved a grant of $2,830,737 to help Santa Rosa County improve the drainage basin of the Metron Estates Subdivision in Pace, Florida during a storm.
U.S. Department of Commerce

Stakeholders From Across The Home Building Supply Chain Applaud Biden Administration Ahead Of Convening

National
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese will moderate a discussion at the White House with a diverse group
SEC

SEC Charges Executives of Network Infrastructure Company With Accounting Fraud

National
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former CEO and CFO of FTE Networks Inc., a network infrastructure company formerly based in Naples, Florida, with conducting a multi-year accounting fraud. This alleged scheme
FEMA

Less than Two Weeks Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance

National
Kentucky homeowners, renters and business owners who had property damage or loss caused by the severe storms from Feb. 27 to March 14 may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Less than two weeks remain to apply until the July 23 registration

New York Applauds NOAA’s Proposed National Marine Sanctuary On Lake Ontario

National
“Underwater National Park” to Highlight New York’s Rich Maritime History on Lake Ontario. If Approved, Designation Would be First National Marine Sanctuary off New York’s Shores
FEMA

FEMA Announces $700 million in Hazard Mitigation Selections

National
FEMA has selected the subapplications for the $700 million being made available in fiscal year 2020 (FY20) for Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs.

Consumer Alert: New York State Division of Consumer Protection Offers New York Consumers Safe...

National
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) today reminded New Yorkers to keep safe while celebrating Independence Day. The celebration of the 4th of July is a time-honored summer tradition of family outdoor fun, grilled food, and fireworks. However, it could also be dangerous if New Yorkers do not take the necessary precautions to have a safe and enjoyable time.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Application Process for Defense Community Project Funding Requests

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced the process for entities in the District of Columbia to apply to her office for fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act community project funding, formerly known as earmarks.

Wyden Statement on Republican Infrastructure Counteroffer

National
Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement on Republicans’ infrastructure counteroffer: “Combatting the climate crisis in a jobs and infrastructure package is non-negotiable.

Former Property Manager Pleads Guilty to Theft from Federally Subsidized Housing Complexes

National
Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ALICIA GARDNER, 51, of Griswold, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to embezzling money from federally subsidized housing complexes that she had managed

HOUSE DEMOCRATS OUTLINE CRITICAL CARE ECONOMY INFRASTRUCTURE IN PRESIDENT BIDEN’S AMERICAN JOBS PLAN

National
This week, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families (TFAF) held a roundtable to discuss the need for critical investments in infrastructure for aging and disabled communities. Task Force Co-Chair Schakowsky, Co-Chair Matsui
USDOJ

Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Claims Against 19 Building Owners

National
The Justice Department today announced that it reached a single agreement with 19 building owners* who rent space in their buildings to stores and restaurants. The agreement requires

Biden-Harris Administration Launches Relief Program to Improve Access to Affordable Water Services

National
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announced the official launch of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This first-of-its-kind water assistance program will expand access to more affordable water and help low-income households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic pay their water and wastewater bill

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of 114,867 SF Hobby Lobby Anchored...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has arranged

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Corner Standing Desk

What You Should Know When Choosing a Corner Standing Desk

Standing desks are very popular these days. On the market, there is a wide range of standing desks. However, corner desks with sit-stand incliners were few and far between until recently.