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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.
DOE

DOE Announces $39 Million for Research and Development to Turn Buildings into Carbon Storage...

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $39 million in awards for 18 projects seeking to develop technologies
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Fell 3.4% in May; Median Sales Price Surpasses $400,000 for the First...

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Existing-home sales retreated for the fourth consecutive month in May, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Month-over-month sales declined in three out of four major U.S. regions, while year-over-year sales slipped in all four regions.
EPA

EPA Highlights Over $4 Million Brownfields Investment in Waterbury

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe and EPA New England Regional Administrator David Cash, along with Senator Blumenthal

BLM KICKS OFF GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH WITH TWO ACQUISITIONS THROUGH THE LAND AND WATER...

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The Bureau of Land Management is kicking off Great Outdoors Month by finalizing two land acquisitions in Colorado and Wyoming that will unlock over 40,000 acres of previously inaccessible public land
NAHB

Rising Interest Rates, Higher Construction Costs Slow Housing Production

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Rising interest rates and ongoing building material supply chain disruptions that raise construction costs continue to act as significant headwinds on the housing market.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton to Introduce Bill to Combat Train Noise and Vibration Near Homes

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 0.85% in May

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The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 0.94% of servicers’
NAR

NAR Applauds FHFA Equity Plan for GSEs

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released finalized equity plans Wednesday for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. According to the FHFA, the plans are intended to “address barriers experienced by renters, aspiring homeowners
EPA

EPA Secures Funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Ensure the Clean Up at...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) EPA Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe and EPA New England Regional Administrator David Cash joined Congresswoman DeLauro
EPA

EPA Takes Action to Empower States, Territories, and Tribes to Protect Water Resources and...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule to update the regulatory requirements for water quality certification under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401
NAHB

Single-Family Home Building Growth Slowing in Large Suburbs

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New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show that the rate of year-over-year single-family construction growth in small
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Secretary Fudge Announces $520 Million to Protect Low-Income Households from Lead and Other Home...

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced that the Department

5 Places To Visit In Philadelphia: Fun Things To Do in the City

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Philadelphia is a city rich in history and culture. There are many places to visit and things to do in the City of Brotherly Love. This blog post will discuss five of our favorite places in Philadelphia. Whether you are looking for family-friendly activities or something fun to do on a date night, Philadelphia has something for everyone!
Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $2.7 Million For Land And Water Conservation Fund Projects...

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U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore
MBA

Mortgage Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased 5 Percent in May

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for May 2022 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 5 percent compared to a year ago.
Habitat

Habitat for Humanity International and Lowe’s continue partnership, announce new strategic focus to support...

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For nearly two decades, Habitat for Humanity International and Lowe’s have worked together to build and improve safe
USDOJ

USDA Celebrates National Homeownership Month

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off National Homeownership Month. As part of this nationwide celebration, USDA is highlighting programs that help people in rural, Tribal and underserved areas buy
AGC

Construction Employment Climbs By 36,000 In May, While Hourly Earnings Rise At Fastest Yearly...

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Rapidly rising hourly earnings enabled the construction industry to add 36,000 employees in May, but a record number of job
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America celebrates NeighborWorks Week and positive impact of empowering communities, creating housing stability

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NeighborWorks Week is recognized annually during the first week

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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.

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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.