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Freddie Mac Research Explores Causes for the Appraisal Valuation Gap for Homeowners in Minority...

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Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released an analysis showing that appraisal values are more likely to fall below the contracted sale price of a home in census tracts with a higher share of Black and Latino households, resulting in an appraisal gap. The extent of that gap increases as the percentage of Black and Latino individuals in the census tract increases

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases August 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

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Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its August 2021 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single-family residential properties.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America Housing Stability Counseling Program (HSCP) awards more than $88 million in grants...

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NeighborWorks America announced that it has awarded more than $88 million in support of 131 organizations to address foreclosure and eviction prevention counseling efforts
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.
AGC

AUGUST CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT LAGS PRE-PANDEMIC PEAK IN 39 STATES AS DELTA VARIANT OF CORONAVIRUS,...

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Texas, Wyoming Have Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, Utah and South Dakota Add the Most; Kansas Registers Most Severe Losses in August, While Nevada and New Hampshire Lead
Metal Roofs for Your Home

Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs for Your Home

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Constructing the home is not an easy task. A home is not just a place where you live, but it also reflects your status and increases your street presence. So, your home architecture should be eye-catching and beneficial from each and every aspect. Regarding your home's roof

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Joins Related Affordable to Revitalize Two Senior Apartment Communities in...

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The nonprofit is providing impactful resident services to senior residents while each property undergoes a comprehensive renovation to modernize units, improve energy efficiency, and much more

Property Development Software for Property Developers

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Real estate is a rapidly developing industry. It includes various development projects, the number of which is constantly growing. New ideas appear to satisfy the increasing demand for commercial and non-commercial buildings. Even small projects require careful planning and control, and real estate software development services can help with that.

Legal Community Can Help During Housing and Evictions Crisis

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Rob Randhava, senior policy counsel for The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Attorney General Merrick Garland’s call on the legal community to volunteer to help confront the ongoing housing and evictions crisis:

Wyden Announces New Bill to End Homelessness and Ensure Affordable Housing for All

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Bill would house all children and families experiencing homelessness through Housing Choice Vouchers, expand essential services to ensure permanent housing stability, create new down payment tax credit for first-time homebuyers, and expand the production of affordable housing for low-income and middle-income families
AGC

PRICES FOR KEY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN AUGUST WHILE CONTRACTORS STRUGGLE TO...

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Construction Officials Call for Immediate Removal of Tariffs on Key Construction Materials, Urge Congress and the Administration to Take Steps to Repair "Every Level" of the Supply Chain

RAINBOW HOUSING ASSISTANCE CORPORATION PARTNERS WITH RELATED AFFORDABLE TO DELIVER QUALITY RESIDENT...

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Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization which provides award-winning services for low-income housing tenants throughout the country, has been selected by Related Affordable, one of the largest developers, financiers and preservationists of affordable and workforce housing in the United States, as the service provider for three affordable housing communities in South Carolina
USDOJ

Vilsack to Announce Investments in Renewable Energy Infrastructure in Communities Across the Country

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On Wednesday, September 8, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will hold a media call to announce investments in renewable energy infrastructure in rural communities across the country
NAHB

Fastest Home Building Activity Continues in Suburban, Exurban Communities

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Residential construction continued to shift toward the suburbs and lower-cost markets, and this trend is especially pronounced within the multifamily sector, according to the latest Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released today by the National
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America offers tips to empower homeowners and renters during National Preparedness Month and...

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As National Preparedness Month approaches, NeighborWorks America urges homeowners and renters to apply some essential tips to prepare for potential emergencies and natural disasters.
U.S. Department of Commerce

Deputy Secretary Don Graves Joins NOAA at Groundbreaking Project to Rebuild Ketchikan, Alaska Port...

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves joined Federal, state and local officials at a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of a NOAA project to revitalize the agency’s port

5 Ways of Attracting New Tenants to Your Commercial Buildings

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When attracting and retaining tenants to your commercial buildings, getting a suitable replacement might take one or two years. Since commercial vacancies can take longer to fill, finding quality and long-term tenants should be a priority. Based on where your properties are situated, retaining existing tenants and attracting new ones can vary
NAR

Realtors® Encouraged by White House Plan to Expand Housing Supply

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National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement Wednesday after the White House unveiled plans to expand affordable housing.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE SHORTAGES REACH PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS EVEN AS CORONAVIRUS CONTINUES TO IMPACT PROJECTS &...

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Eighty-Nine Percent of Contractors Are Having a Hard Time Finding Craft Workers, While 88 Percent of Firms Are Experiencing
Habitat

Habitat for Humanity surveys homes amid destruction left by deadly earthquake in Haiti

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Habitat for Humanity crews have fanned out in Haiti’s southwestern peninsula to survey homes in the wake of a powerful earthquake that has killed at least 1,297 people and caused thousands of structures to the crumble to the ground.

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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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Freddie Mac Research Explores Causes for the Appraisal Valuation Gap for...

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released an analysis showing that appraisal values are more likely to fall below the contracted sale price of a home in census tracts with a higher share of Black and Latino households, resulting in an appraisal gap. The extent of that gap increases as the percentage of Black and Latino individuals in the census tract increases

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