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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS 2.9 PERCENT IN APRIL AS PUBLIC AGENCIES, PRIVATE OWNERS HALT WORK;...

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New Federal Investments in Transportation, Other Types of Infrastructure Will Help Offset Expected Declines in State and Local Funding as State Budgets Suffer Impacts of Coronavirus

Wyden Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities For Next COVID-19 Relief Package

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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today outlined policies to preserve and expand affordable housing that he will push to include in the next COVID-19 relief bill.
NAHB

In a Positive Sign New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

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n a sign that the housing market is stabilizing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 623,000 units in April
AGC

HOUSE-PASSED BILL MAKING NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS TO PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM WILL ALLOW CONSTRUCTION FIRMS TO...

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Construction Official Urges Senate and White House to Quickly Pass and Sign Into Law the Paycheck Protection Program
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ALLOCATES MORE THAN $75 MILLION IN FOURTH WAVE OF CARES ACT FUNDING TO...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced nearly $77 million in a fourth wave of CARES Act funding, supporting up to 8,300
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD APPROVES $80,000 SETTLEMENT RESOLVING CLAIMS OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AT PENNSYLVANIA APARTMENT COMPLEX

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement among the Housing Equity Center of PA and two residents
Hot Housing Market War

The Ultimate Real Estate Guide: Tips for Winning A Hot Housing Market War

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The real estate housing market is hot in most parts of the country. Demand is up, prices are down, In some hot areas, homes...
NLCHP

California Introduces First-in-the-Nation Amendment to Recognize Housing as a Human Right

California
California became the first state in the country to officially propose amending their constitution to recognize the human right to housing. President Franklin Roosevelt first proposed
VA

VA, multiple agencies launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance website for Americans impacted by...

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To ensure homeowners and renters have current and accurate housing assistance information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today
Randy Tsuda

Celebrating 50 Years, Nonprofit Developer Palo Alto Housing Changes Name to Alta Housing

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Palo Alto Housing (PAH), a community-based, nonprofit developer and manager of high-quality, low- and moderate-income housing, announced today that the organization has changed its name to Alta Housing as it celebrates its 50
Appraisal Institute

Landscaping Can Have Major Impact on Property Values: Appraisal Institute

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he Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today advised homeowners that improving their property’s landscaping can result in a significant return on investment when selling the home
HUD InspectorGeneral

Guaranteed Rate to Pay $15 Million to Resolve Allegations it Knowingly Caused False Claims...

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Guaranteed Rate, Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $15.06 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) by knowingly

HOUSE DEMOCRATS FIGHT FOR STRONGER SECURITY MEASURES IN NURSING HOMES AMID COVID-19

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This week, as nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the country continue to be ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families (TFAF) leadership took steps to promote maximum safety for nursing home residents
Pest control inspections

Here’s What to Expect During a Pest Control Inspection

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Are you considering pest control inspections for the first time? Then read on to discover what to expect from the initial visit here. Having pest control inspections done is beneficial for several reasons.
SIX ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES

SIX ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES TO TAKE WHILE ESTABLISHING A BUSINESS

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How many times have you felt like you should have prepared and prevented rather than repenting? People spend one-third of their day at the workplace. It is essential to keep this space and its surroundings safe for employees to work around freely.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Dean Mon on Bill to Provide More Access to SBA...

National
Dean Mon, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Shrewsbury, N.J., today issued the following statement on House legislation that would expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program
CHA

CHA helps preserve affordable senior housing at Levy House in Rogers Park

National
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners approved commitments today that will preserve affordable housing for low-income seniors in the Rogers Park community

BLM TO HOLD PUBLIC PRE-APPLICATION MEETING ON SHIPROCK SOLAR PROPOSAL IN FARMINGTON

National
The Bureau of Land Management invites the public to participate in an informational pre-application virtual workshop for the Shiprock Solar Project on May 27, from 6 - 8 p.m. The proposed project area encompasses 1,980 acres of BLM-administered public lands and 555 acres of private lands that are located approximately 4 miles north of Waterflow, N.M.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain Following Last Month’s Historic Drop

National
In a signal that the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing and gradually moving forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May
NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences Mourns the Loss of Past Board Chair Jim W....

National
The National Institute of Building Sciences today mourns the passing of one of our dedicated members, Jim. W. Sealy. Sealy served as a former board chair and chair of the Building Seismic Safety Council.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Your Own Rental Property Business

Effective Tips for Starting Your Own Rental Property Business

Even though there is no perfect blueprint for life, most people share the same goals. They want to finish school, find a job they enjoy, have their own home, and live happily ever after. That seems pretty basic, right?

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Your Own Rental Property Business

Effective Tips for Starting Your Own Rental Property Business

Even though there is no perfect blueprint for life, most people share the same goals. They want to finish school, find a job they enjoy, have their own home, and live happily ever after. That seems pretty basic, right?