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Middle Tennessee Investors To Pay $200,000 To Settle False Claims Act Allegations Regarding HUD...

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Laziza Abdullaeva and Aziz Ashurov of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, agreed to pay $200,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations involving misrepresentations in their purchases of certain properties from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
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Yale celebrates milestone of $20 million in product donations to Habitat for Humanity International

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Yale Home announced it has reached a major milestone in its 20-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity International: Yale has donated $20 million worth of locksets to Habitat over the course

4 Great Digital Tools for House Hunters

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The age of technology has made house hunting much easier. You can use the many digital tools now available that make it possible for you to search for homes in the neighborhoods you prefer and compare their prices. Avoid the time and energy spent visiting individual properties to check for the ones you might want to purchase. By checking online sites, you can get a fair overview of the pros and cons before visiting in person.
Energy and Natural Resources Committee

ICYMI: Manchin Introduces Legislation To Improve Public Land Mapping And Boost Recreation

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U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Senators Angus King (I-ME), James Risch (R-ID) introduced bipartisan legislation to digitize

Earthjustice Applauds Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill

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The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works unanimously passed out of committee the Drinking Water and Infrastructure Act of 2021. The bill makes several important steps such as reauthorizing the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, creating a new low-income decentralized wastewater grant program, and a new Indian reservation drinking water program.
Center for Biological Diversity

New Mexico House of Representatives Approves Bill to Outlaw Traps, Wildlife Poisons on Public...

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With a close 35-34 vote, the New Mexico House of Representatives yesterday approved the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act, also known as “Roxy’s Law,” which would prohibit traps, snares and poisons on public lands.
Major Remodeling Projects

3 Things People Overlook During Major Remodeling Projects

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Starting large-scale remodeling work on your own is an ambitious project. Whether it's finishing your basement or remodeling your kitchen, some challenges come with these projects that you may not be prepared for. Sure, you may have had experience doing
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN FEBRUARY TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVEL IN 44 STATES AS SOARING COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN...

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Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Utah, Idaho Gain the Most; Association Issue Inflation Alert and Urges Immediate Relief on Tariffs, Examination of Supply
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Testimony of Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen, Before the Committee on Banking,...

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Chairman Brown, Ranking Member Toomey, members of the Committee, thank you for having me. We are meeting at a hopeful moment for the economy – but still a daunting one. While we’re seeing signs of recovery, we should be clear-eyed about the hole
SEC

SEC Charges Owner of Real Estate Investment Company with Defrauding Investors

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New Jersey resident with defrauding investors, most of whom were members of the Orthodox Jewish community, who invested millions based on false claims about investments in real estate.
FEMA

FEMA Approves $17.1 Million for Two Florida State Agencies Hurricane Michael Recovery Expenses

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FEMA has approved two projects totaling more than $17.1 million to reimburse the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Hurricane
DOE

DOE Awards $27.5 Million to 16 Teams Working to Decarbonize U.S. Water Infrastructure

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards totaling $27.5 million for 16 water infrastructure projects. Modern technology has the potential to reduce energy use in aging water infrastructure, particularly in wastewater treatment
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces Five New Businesses Coming to Skyland Town Center, Celebrates 263 New...

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As part of March Madness, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced new progress at Skyland Town Center in Ward 7, including the beginning of residential leasing and five new food service leases.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Committee Passes Norton’s Washington Channel Public Access Act and National Children’s Museum Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today passed her Washington Channel Public Access Act (H.R. 1765)

AS MTA RIDERSHIP INCREASES, CM RODRIGUEZ AND BP ADAMS STAND WITH TWU WORKERS TO...

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Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams stood alongside the Transit Workers Union (TWU), Speaker Corey Johnson, The Office of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Council Member Daneek Miller, Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Riders Alliance, and Council Members to support the TWU's lawsuit against the MTA to restore the C and F train services to pre-pandemic levels.

CONSUMER ALERT: THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REMINDS NEW YORKERS OF TRAMPOLINE PARK LAWS

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The Division of Consumer Protection is today alerting New Yorkers about laws governing the State’s trampoline parks to help keep families safe. Trampoline parks, which are able to re-open at 25 percent capacity in New York State on March 26, represent a billion-dollar industry nationwide.
MBA

IMB Production Profits Remain Strong in Fourth Quarter of 2020, but Decrease from Third-Quarter...

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Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $3,738 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2020, down
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February Home Sales Down on Rising Material Costs, Interest Rates

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Higher interest rates, supply shortages and rising material prices, particularly for lumber, put a damper on new home sales in February. Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 18.2 percent to a 775,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according
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Millennials Dominate Buying Market, Generation Z Now Active Buyers, Says NAR Report

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The popularity of multigenerational homes increased over the last year, as a rising number of homebuyers purchased larger residences compared to prior years, including millennials
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased 5.8 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2020

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The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2020 was $212 billion (5.8 percent) higher than at the end of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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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

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Fix Roof Leaks

How To Fix Roof Leaks

The roof is at the top of our home, and similarly, fixing the roof always must be at the top of our priority. If anything happens to the roof, especially if there is any leak on the roof, it must be fixed as soon as possible.