JUMP into STEM, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) online building energy-efficiency competition, is entering its third year with three new concurrent challenges open to university student submissions starting August 3, 2020.
In the face of recent weather disturbances, FEMA along with Puerto Rico's Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, approved over $16 million in additional grants for repairs after Hurricane María.
All residents should prepare to be self-sufficient in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane and take steps to protect their property. Those with disabilities and others with access
Grassley Lauds Presidential Announcement of Additional Funding, Testing Requirements for Nursing Homes
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s recently announced requirement for weekly testing of nursing home staffers and disbursement of an additional $5 billion in funding to these facilities.
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced bicameral legislation to expand VA home loan benefits to National Guard & Reserve members by crediting service under federal Title 32 orders of the United States Code (U.S.C.) toward home loan eligibility requirements
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response
FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trump Administration revoked the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule designed to fight racial discrimination in housing. “The Trump Administration’s elimination of the fair housing rule is a betrayal of our nation’s founding values of equality and opportunity for all.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the Department will ultimately terminate the Obama Administration’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation issued in 2015
Secretary Ben Carson announced HUD’s new “Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration,” which aims to measure the impact of housing choice upon the economic condition of low-income families. Secretary Carson made the announcement
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today published proposed revisions to its Single Family servicing policies that are designed to remove unnecessary barriers for homeowners
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
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 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 (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
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...
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
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...
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
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.