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Building Your Dream Home: A Step-by-Step Guide to Renovation Success

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Home renovation is an exciting journey that can breathe new life into your living space. Whether you're looking to update a single room or overhaul your entire house, this comprehensive guide will walk you through the essential steps of a successful remodeling project.

NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE RELEASES DRAFT ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR TWO PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT...

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The New York State Department of State today released proposed eligibility guidelines for the allocation of funding for two DOS programs that will implement coastal resilience projects under the historic $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022 (Bond Act).

Governor Healey announces $6.7 million in state funding to build mixed income apartments on...

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Spring Rock Village, a largely affordable housing development to be built by nonprofits Preservation of Affordable Housing and Housing Assistance, will receive $6.7 million in state funding according to an announcement by Governor Maura Healey and Housing and Livable Communities (EOHLC) Secretary Ed Augustus on June 20.
FEMA

FEMA and HUD Partnership Enhances State Planning for Housing Recovery, Builds Resilience

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FEMA in partnership with the U.S. Department of Urban Housing and Development (HUD), published the Pre-Disaster Housing Planning Initiative Report to promote collaborative approaches to

Developers Adapt to Changing Trends in Thailand’s 2024 Real Estate Market

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The Thailand real estate market is poised for a mixed performance in 2024, with both challenges and opportunities on the horizon. According to industry experts, including Storm Real Estate, a premium real estate agency in Phuket, the first two quarters of 2024 were relatively muted in terms of activity
NAR

NAR Offers Support for New Biden Housing Plan

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new steps Monday to address housing affordability. The plan mirrors many policies also advocated by NAR to help lower housing costs and increase housing supply.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Criminalize Homelessness

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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Johnson v. Grants Pass, a decision that effectively criminalizes homelessness.
Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to Support Ukrainian Refugees

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GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Whitehouse Opening Statement at Hearing on Insurance Upheaval from Climate Change

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“Climate risk makes things uninsurable. No insurance makes things unmortgageable. No mortgages crashes the property markets. Crashed property markets trash the economy.”
NAHB

Higher Rates Continue to Sideline Home Buyers

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Mortgage rates that averaged 7.06% in May per Freddie Mac, the highest monthly average since last November, put a damper on new home sales last month. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in May fell 11.3% to a 619,000 seasonally adjusted annual
NHC

National Housing Conference strengthens Board with new leaders, sustains diversity and expertise

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The National Housing Conference (NHC) Board of Governors is pleased to announce its Executive Committee, including new
Key Trends Influencing the Future of Residential Construction

Key Trends Influencing the Future of Residential Construction

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The residential construction industry is evolving rapidly, driven by various factors such as technological advancements and demographic shifts. Understanding these trends is crucial for
AGC

PROPOSED NEW FEDERAL HEAT RULE PRIMARILY MANDATES SAFETY MEASURES THAT THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ALREADY...

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Construction Association Officials Note that New Proposal, However, Fails to Address Regional Weather Variations, Should

Enhancing Construction Efficiency: Strategies and Best Practices

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The construction industry, pivotal to economic growth, faces significant challenges, including the need for enhanced efficiency to complete projects on time, within budget, and with high quality. This article delves into strategies and best practices to improve construction efficiency by addressing common issues such as poor planning, inadequate communication, and inefficient processes.
EPA

EPA awards Massachusetts $254,000 to support water quality monitoring at beaches

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated a $254,000 grant to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to protect the health of beachgoers. This funding is part of $9.75
MBA

Housing Solutions Coalition: There Is No Debate. Rent Caps Hurt Renters and Communities

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Statement from the Housing Solutions Coalition in reference to President Biden’s mention of capping rents during the debate. “Decades of academic research from across the United States and
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Federal Housing Administration Celebrates 90 Years of Making Homeownership Possible for American Families

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June 27, 2024, marks the 90th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Housing Administration under the National Housing Act
Congresswoman Diana DeGette

DeGette Announces $4.5 Million for Denver to Expand Capacity for Housing Development

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Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) announced that the City and County of Denver is receiving a $4.5 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This comes from

Secretary Mayorkas Outlines National Priorities for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience for Next Two...

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Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas outlined strategic guidance to guide critical infrastructure security and resilience efforts by federal agencies, critical infrastructure owners and operators, and other government and private sector stakeholders.
HUD InspectorGeneral

U.S. Attorney and HUD Inspector General Host Safe Housing Summit in D.C.

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Members of the Anacostia Coordinating Council, today, heard presentations and had discussions with U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Building Your Dream Home: A Step-by-Step Guide to Renovation Success

Home renovation is an exciting journey that can breathe new life into your living space. Whether you're looking to update a single room or overhaul your entire house, this comprehensive guide will walk you through the essential steps of a successful remodeling project.