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Habitat

Simpson Strong-Tie donates $450,000 to Habitat for Humanity to build resilient, decent and affordable...

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Simpson Strong-Tie today announced it is going into its 14th year of partnership with Habitat for Humanity International. To commemorate this, the company is donating $450,000
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.
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.96 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 5.05% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 4.96% as of March
NAHB

Interest in New Homes Increases Among First-Time Buyers

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As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), reveals that first-time home buyers account for almost half (43 percent)
DOE

Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030

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National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions
GSA

GSA Continues ACE Mentor Program of America Partnership

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the ACE Mentor Program of America (ACE) are continuing their partnership to expand awareness of the design and construction industry among high school students and share a commitment to diversity
U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Gina M. Raimondo Statement on her Meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the...

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Following a meeting with a Bipartisan Delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

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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 on President Biden’s infrastructure proposal
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decreased in March

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Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased again in March, reaching the lowest level since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly CREF
NAR

NAR Thanks Biden Administration for Commitment to Housing in Infrastructure Proposal

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National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement on Wednesday thanking the Biden administration for emphasizing housing availability and broadband
NBI

Net Zero Buildings Week culminates with #NetZeroNow Twitter chat

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For the last week, energy and environmental industry groups have been participating in Net Zero Buildings Week, a social media promotion running from March 29-April 2, to showcase zero energy and carbon neutral resources.
AGC

PRESIDENT’S MUCH-NEEDED INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ARE LIKELY TO BE UNDERMINED BY PROPOSAL’S MISGUIDED LABOR AND...

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President Biden is Right to Focus on Improving a Broad Range of Infrastructure Projects, But Taxing Employers and Imposing Draconian New Labor Rules will Undermine Economic Growth
NYU Furman Center

Report Finds Increased Household Rent Debt in Sample of New York City Affordable Housing

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The NYU Furman Center released a report today examining changes in the rental payments and arrears of households living in a sample of primarily income-restricted units in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data compiled
VA

Tester Fix Cuts Red Tape on Funding for Organizations Assisting Homeless Veterans Amid COVID-19...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $50 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) capital grants
The White House

President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Adrianne Todman as Deputy Secretary for Housing...

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President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Adrianne Todman as Deputy Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Adrianne Todman, Nominee for Deputy Secretary
Grid Alternatives

SMA America announces equipment partnership with GRID Alternatives

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SMA America is proud to announce that the company is now a national equipment supplier for GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

HUD RELEASES 2020 ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT PART 1

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that 580,466 people experienced homelessness in the United States on a single night in 2020
BOMA

BOMA INTERNATIONAL TESTIFIES BEFORE PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL ON SAFELY REOPENING WORKPLACES

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The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International testified before the Philadelphia City Council’s Commerce and Economic Development Committee yesterday

GCAAR housing stats | FEB. ’21

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With the median sold price for residential properties up 11.2% compared to February 2020, buyers are acting quickly as the average time on the market was 28 days, 30% below the five-year February average of 40 days.

ROB JAGGER’S CAMPGROUND TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR CONSTRUCTION

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On March 29, 2021, the Bureau of Land Management Roswell Field Office will temporarily close Rob Jagger’s Campground to upgrade facilities. The closure is necessary for the safety of employees, contractors and the public. The BLM expects to re-open the area in June, after construction is complete.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Capitol Square_KTGY

Construction is Underway on Affordable Apartment Community in Denver

KTGY, a leading full-service architecture, branding, interior and planning firm focused on residential, hospitality, mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization, announced today that construction is underway on Capitol Square Apartments

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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