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HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD MAKES ADDITIONAL $3.3 MILLION IN AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUNDS AVAILABLE TO FIGHT HOUSING...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Tuesday that it is making an additional $3,285,353
Energy

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY HELPS UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES TURN WASTE INTO A RESOURCE FOR A CLEAN...

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new $34.5 million funding opportunity to improve the current science

Inflation and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Expected to Take Toll on U.S. Economy and...

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine, and its implications for the global economy, has added to growing inflation pressures and ongoing supply chain difficulties as monetary policy tightening begins, according to the March 2022 commentary from the Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTCQB) Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group.

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RECOVERS $1.4 MILLION IN WAGES FOR MILLER...

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The New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL) today announced that it has reached a $1,450,096 agreement with Miller Environmental to settle a failure to pay prevailing wages. In January 2020, the company was contracted by PSEG LI to address oil spills and soil contamination, conduct clean-up, and perform other work supporting utility installation. NYSDOL's Bureau of Public Work received a complaint that employees of the contractor were not receiving the lawfully required prevailing wage
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iGo Launches iGo Network: A National Home Inspection Booking Platform

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InspectionGo (iGo), provider of technology and services to the home inspection industry, announces the launch of iGo Network, a national platform for real estate agents, consumers, and investors to order home inspections
EPA

EPA Issues Emergency Orders to Four Mobile Home Parks in Thermal, Calif., to Ensure...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued emergency orders under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to four mobile home park water systems, requiring the mobile home
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

Canada Green Building Council to oversee LEED certification in Canada

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The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), announced that, effective immediately, CAGBC will provide direct oversight of LEED™ green building
HUD InspectorGeneral

Brothers Facing Federal Charges for Alleged Bank Fraud in the Purchase and Sale of...

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A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Philip Abramowitz, age 50, of Pikesville, Maryland, with bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud and Calvin Abramowitz, age 48
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Participates in Hearing on Proposals for the Water Resources Development Act of 2022

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today participated in a Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment hearing on proposals for the Water Resources Development Act of 2022
Habitat

Habitat for Humanity International and 84 U.S. Habitat affiliates receive transformational $436M gift from...

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Habitat for Humanity International along with 84 U.S. Habitat affiliate organizations has received $436 million in unrestricted

Companies Rendering Services To Commercial Building And Construction

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A commercial building is essential for carrying out various commercial activities. It refers to a building structure where commercial activities must take place in a minimum of fifty per cent of the total area. Moreover, such a building is the biggest source of income. Moreover, the real estate sector is proliferating, primarily due to the construction of these commercial spaces.
VA

VA to award millions in grants to improve transitional housing facilities

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he Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding 36 capital grants totaling approximately $64.7 million to community organizations under VA’s Grant and Per Diem program to improve the quality of housing options for Veterans experiencing homelessness.

DHCD Financing to Preserve and Produce Affordable Housing Units in Wards 7 and 8

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The D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has provided financing to construct 166 new affordable housing units in Ward 7 and preserve 59 affordable units in Ward 8. “It's an exciting moment to provide resources that help preserve affordable housing," said Interim DHCD Director Drew Hubbard.
EPA

EPA Announces Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants of 2021

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 93 U.S. manufacturing plants earned the agency’s ENERGY STAR certification in 2021. ENERGY STAR certified plants are verified
AGC

Construction Industry’s Charitable Group, AGC Charities, Names Group as Its AGC in the Community...

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Detroit-based Sachse Construction was awarded for performing some of the construction industry's best charitable work in 2021.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the creation of the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force, which will advise on priority projects to be funded through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
AGC

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY’S STEM TEACHING AND LEARNING FACILITY NAMED BEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECT OF 2021...

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Granger Construction Company Wins the Build America Grand Award as Well as Top Prize for the Best Construction Management Renovation Project Under $99 Million
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Announce DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force and Highlight FY23...

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On Thursday, March 24, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser invites residents and community partners to join her at Union Station as she announces the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure
NAHB

New Home Sales Soften in February on Higher Mortgage Rates and Construction Costs

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Higher mortgage rates and construction costs pushed new home sales lower in February even as demand remains solid due to a lack of existing home inventory.

2022 State Of Residential Construction Industry (Sorci) Report Reveals Solutions For U.S. Residential Builders...

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The Association of Professional Builders (APB), a leading business coaching service for custom home builders, with members in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, today announced the findings from its annual State of Residential Construction Industry (SORCI) Report for 2022.

Recent HUD Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Announces Support for Washington, D.C.’s “Solar for All” Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced its support for Washington, D.C.’s “Solar for All” program to ensure that residents of HUD-assisted properties

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HUD is trying to help thousands of low-income renters amid shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is hoping to find roughly $15 million to renew 170 contracts with private building owners who rent to poor Americans.