Sunday, June 20, 2021

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
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.
Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Encourages Graduates to Consider the Valuation Profession

National
The Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is seeking new faces and encourages recent graduates to consider a career in the valuation profession.

National Fair Housing Alliance Praises Biden-Harris Administration’s New Efforts to Narrow Racial Wealth Gap

National
Lisa Rice, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s historic announcement today in Tulsa, Oklahoma regarding new actions to build Black wealth and narrow the racial wealth gap

NYU Furman Center Launches National Effort to Address Housing Needs of Small and Midsize...

National
The New York University Furman Center announced today the launch of the Housing Solutions Lab, a new initiative to help cities to plan, implement and evaluate promising local housing policies that advance racial equity, increase opportunity, and improve health and wellbeing for local residents
AGC

PRODUCER PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES JUMP 24 PERCENT OVER 12 MONTHS, THREATENING...

National
Construction Association Calls on President to Immediately End Tariffs and Quotas on Steel, Aluminum, and Lumber as First Step to Easing Pressure on Construction Costs and Supply-Chain

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases May 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

National
The Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief examines sales, prices in 11-county metro area - RealEstateRama - Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in...

BE FIRE AWARE: FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT ON BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT PUBLIC LANDS...

National
As the weather warms and fire danger increases, Bureau of Land Management Medford District officials are implementing public use restrictions on BLM-managed lands in southern Oregon. Starting June 4, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., certain activities on BLM-managed lands in Jackson and Josephine Counties will be restricted to prevent human-caused fire and reduce wildfire potential.

GCAAR housing stats

National
The average time residential properties in the region were available on the market dropped to 19 days in April, as REALTORS® continue to help homebuyers in a market faced with limited inventory. The median sold price for residential properties was $590,000, up 10.6% compared to April 2020
NAREE

National Association of Real Estate Brokers Announces New Interim Director

National
The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) announces the departure of Executive Director Antoine Thompson as of Monday, May 17, 2021. Mr. Thompson served in this role since 2015, during which time he worked toward
NHC

Statement of NHC President and CEO David M. Dworkin on the reintroduction of the...

National
The National Housing Conference (NHC) applauds U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) for introducing the Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act. This important legislation was passed by the House in 2020 with bipartisan support.
Mercy Housing

Mercy Housing California to Receive $100,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for...

National
Mercy Housing California has been approved for a $100,000 Our Town grant to support The Community Stories Project, a public art initiative and partnership with the San Francisco Arts
USDOJ

Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Claims Against 19 Building Owners

National
The Justice Department today announced that it reached a single agreement with 19 building owners* who rent space in their buildings to stores and restaurants. The agreement requires
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America launches new housing counseling program with $100 million available through The American...

National
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 enacted on March 11, 2021, entrusts NeighborWorks America with implementing a $100 million housing counseling program. NeighborWorks America
GSA

GSA Supports Climate Actions through Strategic Efforts with Federal Real Estate Portfolio

National
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Acting Administrator Katy Kale joined National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Brenda Mallory, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (DOE)
U.S. Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to Expand Broadband on...

National
Vice President Harris, Secretary Raimondo and Secretary Haaland make announcement during White House event; Call for broadband investments in the American Jobs Plan
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Highlights $59 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by public safety officials and gun violence prevention advocates at the Douglass Community Center to highlight her $59 million investment in reducing gun violence
AGC

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PROPOSALS FOR SUPPLY-CHAIN RELIEF WILL WORSEN WORKFORCE PROBLEMS WHILE IGNORING MOST PROMISING...

National
Construction Association Calls for End to Tariffs on Lumber, Steel and Aluminum in Order to Deliver Prompt Relief Instead
NAHB

Home Building at Fastest Pace in Areas With Shortest Commute Times

National
Home building across the nation expanded the fastest in places with the shortest commute times, according to the quarterly National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released today.
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decline to Lowest Level Since the Onset of the...

National
Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties continue to decline, according to two reports released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Decline 2.7% in April

National
Existing-home sales waned in April, marking three straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All but one of the four major U.S. regions witnessed month-over-month drops in home sales, but each registered double-digit year-over-year gains for April

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Property Developer

What Does a Property Developer like Doug Ebenstein Do?

You may look around your environment and see shopping malls, houses, hotels, warehouses, healthcare clinics, shops, and factories. They are real estate and the product of successful developers, and they should be commended for what they do.