Monday, November 29, 2021

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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.

Checklist for Those Looking to Sell Their Homes Next Spring

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If you are serious about selling your home next spring, you should begin preparing it right now. You have to make some significant decisions so your home looks as good as possible without spending too much money. One of the most important things you can do is make a checklist of the things you need to get done and a timeline for doing them. That checklist should include the following things

State to release results of first housing study in nearly three decades

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A year-long comprehensive statewide housing needs assessment—the first of its kind undertaken in 27 years—is nearing completion, and Kansans are invited to learn about preliminary findings in a series of regional community meetings. The study identifies current housing needs and growth opportunities, including goals to guide the state’s future housing development efforts.
ARRP

AARP Survey Shows 8 in 10 Older Adults Want to Age in Their Homes,...

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>AARP’s new 2021 Home and Community Preferences survey found that while more than three-quarters of adults ages 50 and older want to stay in their homes (77%) and communities (79%) as they age
NAHB

Move to Double Lumber Tariffs is a Gut Punch to American Home Buyers, Home...

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., today issued the following statement after the U.S. Commerce moved forward with an administrative review to double the tariffs

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE STATE FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE COUNCIL

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Pursuant to Chapter 417 of the Laws of 2021, this meeting will be held remotely by WebEx conference call. The public will have the ability to view or listen to the proceeding in the manner described below. In addition, the meeting will be recorded and later transcribed

REDI REGIONAL DREDGING PROJECT UNDERWAY IN TOWN OF MORRISTOWN, ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY

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New York State Office of General Services Acting Commissioner Jeanette Moy today announced dredging has begun at the Morristown Harbor, in the town of Morristown, St. Lawrence County, as part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The dredging of up to 20 navigation channels along Lake Ontario’s south shore and the St. Lawrence River
AGC

ONLY 16 STATES AND D.C. ADDED CONSTRUCTION JOBS SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN AS BUILD BACK...

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Texas, Wyoming Have Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, While Utah South Dakota Add the Most; South Carolina and New Hampshire Have Worst One-Month Losses, While Louisiana

OGS Announces Upcoming Construction & Consulting Opportunities

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The New York State Office of General Services today announced bidding for four construction contracts listed below by county.
NAHB

Wilmington Home Builder and Developer Kevin P. Kelly Inducted into National Housing Hall of...

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) inducted Kevin P. Kelly, chairman and managing principal of Leon N. Weiner & Associates, Inc. in Wilmington, Del., into its National Housing Hall of Fame, during the association’s fall leadership meeting

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Helps Low-Income Communities Across the Nation by Raising Over $230,000...

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Reliant Group has matched the donation, bringing the total amount raised to $478,892   GLENDALE, AZ (November 17, 2021) - RealEstateRama - The 2021 Human Impact Fundraiser hosted by Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization...
NeighborWorks America

New coalition of leading affordable housing advocates jointly appeal for meaningful GSE Duty to...

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In the face of a mounting housing affordability crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, 20 leading affordable housing organizations today urged the Federal Housing Finance Agency
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Alliance Celebrates Passage Of Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

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The Alliance to Save Energy applauds votes in the House of Representatives sending the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to President Joe Biden’s desk and advancing the Build Back Better Act. The infrastructure bill, which passed
FEMA

Safeguard Your Home When Daylight Saving Ends This Sunday

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n Sunday, November 7, daylight saving time ends, and we set our clocks back an hour. Take advantage of the extra time to ensure your family and home are best prepared for possible emergencies or unexpected disasters.

Mayor Bowser Urges United States Department of Treasury to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance Reallocation

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Mayor Muriel Bowser called on the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) to expedite the reallocation of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds from jurisdictions that have excess funds that have not been obligated. The District has requested from Treasury its final payment of the allotted $352 million, which is almost fully allocated to support residents with rent and utility assistance.
FEMA

Benefits of Smart Home Technology Discussed at Realtors® Expo

National
Smart homes and smart connected technology was discussed and thoroughly explained Sunday morning at the National Association of Realtors®' 2021 REALTORS® Conference & Expo(link is external) in San Diego, California.

OGS Announces Upcoming Construction Opportunities

National
The New York State Office of General Services today announced bidding for four construction contracts listed below by county. Firms interested in additional information or to acquire bid documents should visit the OGS website at www.ogs.ny.gov and click on the Design & Construction link or call 518-474-0203.
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Meridian’s Castro Valley Medical Office Building Named Finalist in 2021 HREI Insights Awards

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Meridian, a full-service real estate developer, operator and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm's Castro Valley Medical Office Building has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2021 HREI Insights Awards in the category
AGC

CONTINUED INCREASES IN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PRICES STARTING TO DRIVE UP PRICE OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS,...

National
Rising construction materials prices appear to be starting to drive up the price of construction projects, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government

OGS HELPS SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS GROW THEIR BUSINESSES AND URGES MORE TO UTILIZE SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM

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In observation of Veterans Day, the New York State Office of General Services (OGS) today announced the recent State certification of 14 new Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOBS) and the release of a new video that urges veterans to learn more about the State’s SDVOB program, its benefits, and how to apply for SDVOB certification.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Renters Insurance

At some point in our lives, a majority of us have faced rents in some or another way. One of the more popular kinds of rents includes home rents where the tenants pay monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, or annually for owning a homeowner's property, temporarily. Before we get into the hows & whys, let's talk about the whats of rental insurances.