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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.
AGC

MORE CONTRACTORS REPORT CANCELED PROJECTS THAN STARTS, SURVEY FINDS; CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN MOST...

National
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses,

CHA and Operation Warm distribute 7,500 coats to residents at COVID-safe event

National
The 2020 event looked a little different due to COVID-19, but the Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm nevertheless partnered for the 13th consecutive year, distributing 7,500 new winter coats over four days last week to the children of pre-registered families living in public housing and who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program at Credit Union 1 Arena

Increasing Mopeds and E-scooters Road Protections

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee will be holding an oversight hearing on Shared Mopeds and E-scooters. The Transportation Committee will be hearing testimonies and addressing all issues related to shared mopeds and e-scooters
AGC

Officials to Release New Data Showing the Ongoing Impacts of the Coronavirus on the...

National
 the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector and its impacts on metro area construction employment.

Kansas Housing Establishes Kansas Eviction Prevention Program, Announces $35 Million in Statewide Rental...

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TOPEKA - RealEstateRama - Tenants and landlords experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID pandemic may receive up to $5000 in rental assistance...
Appraisal Institute

Appraisers Must Identify The Scope of Work, New Book Says

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The scope of work concept is fundamental to appraisal, and its proper application ensures that appraisers can provide various services and maintain flexibility in their assignments, which has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing business
AGC

ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS IN 32 STATES...

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California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post
CHA

CHA to distribute 7,500 coats to families, children at 13th annual Operation Warm

National
It will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but CHA is partnering with the national non-profit Operation Warm for the 13th consecutive year to give away 7,500 new winter coats to children living in public housing and participants of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program
NAR

NAR Partners with Morgan Stanley to Deliver Financial Wellness and Planning Resources to Realtors

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The National Association of Realtors®, together with global financial services firm Morgan Stanley, announced today that it is offering investment guidance and other financial wellness
MBA

Over 6 Million Renters and Homeowners and 26 Million Student Debt Borrowers Missed September...

National
Over 6 million households did not make their rent or mortgage payments and 26 million individuals missed their student loan payment in September, according to third-quarter 2020 research
NAHB

Builder Confidence Continues Record Climb

National
In a further show of strength for the housing sector, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased two points to 85 in October, further surpassing the previous all-time high of 83 recorded in September
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Organizations Join Forces to Support Training, Ethics to Combat Bias

National
The Appraisal Institute, the American Society of Appraisers, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers today announced their collective support for the development of additional training that addresses unconscious bias in valuation
AGC

CONSTRUCTION OFFICIALS CALL ON TRUMP AND BIDEN TO ESTABLISH A NATIONWIDE VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN...

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Officials Say Nationwide Plan Should Set Clear Distribution Priorities, Warn that Delegating Responsibility for Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine to State & Local Officials will Lead
MBA

September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 38.2 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 38.2 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to August 2020
NAHB

Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the third quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 82. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ strong confidence in their markets, for projects of all
NAR

NAR’s Second Century Ventures Selects Inaugural REACH Canada Class

National
Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced Wednesday the companies selected for its inaugural REACH Canada program. Second Century Ventures is the most active global venture fund
CHA

CHA and partners garner a pair of 2020 Library Building Awards

National
The Chicago Housing Authority – along with partners City of Chicago, Chicago Public Library and Evergreen Real Estate Group – has won 2020 Library Building Awards from the American Institute of Architects and American Library Association

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases September 2020 Statistics on Housing Market

National
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its September 2020 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single-family residential properties. 

Clearinghouse CDFI Receives Over $1 Million in Awards to Increase Lending in New Mexico’s...

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Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced today that it received Financial Assistance Awards totaling over $1 million from the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).

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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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Fostering Deep Sense of Community Living in Texas

WRMC is a top-notch HOA management leader that essays the role of providing boutique service to its communities that create the best outcomes. And yet, WRMC goes beyond what other HOA management companies offer, which is something that has floored Texas communities.