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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.
NAR

NAR’s Volunteering Works Program Announces 2020 Mentoring and Grant Recipients

National
The National Association of Realtors® and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the 12th annual Volunteering Works grants and mentoring program.

Most U.S. Hazardous Waste Sites in Close Proximity to Federally Funded Housing

National
An estimated 77,000 people who live in federally assisted housing across the United States are at risk of being poisoned by dangerous toxic contamination and the federal government has been aware of this hazard for years but taken no action, according to a new report released today by the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, Earthjustice
FEMA

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Numbers Fire

California
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada in combating the Numbers Fire burning in Douglas County.

House Infrastructure Bill Advances Energy Efficiency

National
The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from Interim President Clay Nesler Wednesday on House passage of the infrastructure bill (H.R. 2), which includes a number of provisions to begin rebuilding the energy
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Funds 10 Projects to Build and Preserve 940 Affordable Homes

National
Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 10 projects that will produce and preserve 940 affordable homes and more than 300 market rate homes. The affordable housing projects are being funded primarily through a $66 million investment
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Thanks Van Hollen, Carper for Filing Amendment to Give D.C. Mayor Control Over...

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Tom Carper (D-DE) for filing an amendment to the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the Senate is considering
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ABC Cancels Convention 2020

National
uly 6—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the cancellation of ABC Convention 2020, which was scheduled for Aug. 17-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, which includes the National Craft Championships
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5 Benefits Of Using A Registered Agent In Texas

Texas
The services of a registration agent began as part of due process in the US Constitution. A lawsuit includes the legal right to be notified of claims or other legal matters. Here are some brief things that will help explain what a Registered Agent Service In Texas 
DC Department of Housing and Community Development

Mayor Bowser Closes Deal on Long-Awaited New Housing Community in Fort Totten Neighborhood

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), announced the closing of financing on Riggs Place Park in Ward 4,

OPERATION HOPE ECONOMIC IMPACT NOW TOTALS MORE THAN $4 MILLION SINCE ONSET OF COVID-19...

National
Operation HOPE announced today the progress it has made in providing free financial recovery support services to individuals and small businesses since it activated HOPE Inside Disaster at the on-set of the COVID-19 business and school shutdowns.
AARP

In Testimony, AARP Urges Immediate Action to Address COVID-19 Crisis in Nursing Homes

National
AARP Arizona State Director Dana Marie Kennedy testified on behalf of AARP, its 38 million members and their families at the U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing
Habitat

Habitat for Humanity International statement on Habitat Edmonton

National
Adrienne Goolsby, Habitat for Humanity International’s senior vice president, U.S. and Canada, issued the following statement regarding an ongoing dispute between Habitat for Humanity Edmonton and families

New HMDA Data Shows Mortgage Market Continues to Exclude Black and Latino Borrowers

National
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released its 2019 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data this week, covering the vast majority of mortgages made in the United States in the past year. Like previous years, the data revealed that borrowers of color remain underserved in the conventional market
NAR

Amidst Health, Safety Concerns, NAR’s 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Goes Virtual

National
The National Association of Realtors® announced Wednesday that the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, previously scheduled from November 13-16 in New Orleans, will be transitioned to a fully virtual format in light of ongoing health
NAR

Pending Home Sales Notch Record-Setting 44.3% Monthly Increase in May

National
Pending home sales mounted a record comeback in May, seeing encouraging contract activity after two previous months of declines brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Every major region
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USC Lusk Center For Real Estate Funds 10 Research Projects That Will Explore Housing...

National
The University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate, a nationally-renowned real estate research center, has announced full or partial funding for 10 research proposals related to real estate and urban issues.
CSBS

FFIEC Announces Availability of 2019 Data on Mortgage Lending

National
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on 2019 mortgage lending transactions at 5,508 U.S. financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Opposes Large Parking Garage at Union Station, Calls on House Appropriators to Instruct...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today wrote a letter to Chairman David E. Price and Ranking Member Mario Diaz-Balart on the...

FEMP Issues Funding Opportunity to Strengthen Federal Energy and Water Infrastructure

National
On June 29, 2020, the U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a Federal Agency Call (FAC) on EERE Exchange titled

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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.

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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.