Thursday, September 23, 2021

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House Democrats’ COVID-19 Response Bill Prioritizes Working Families, Provides Relief for Consumers & Borrowers

National
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the House Democratic Caucus introduced their COVID-19 stimulus package, Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act. Among the proposals, the bill includes provisions that support student loan debt cancellation and a halt on home foreclosures
AGC

SENATE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILL’S TAX AND LENDING PROVISIONS WILL HELP CONSTRUCTION FIRMS, BUT INDUSTRY...

National
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the Coronavirus relief measure that passed
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Delta Media Speeds to Market Virtual Open Houses

National
Delta Media Group, Inc., one of America’s most established and largest broker technology solutions providers, is deploying new support for virtual Open Houses to its DeltaNET Open House platform free to its customers.
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CDC: Housing, Not Handcuffs Is the Way to Stop COVID-19 Amongst Homeless Populations

National
Late Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued official guidance stating, “Unless individual housing units are available, do not clear encampments during community spread of COVID-19.”
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae Statement on COVID-19

National
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Ginnie Mae is positioned to continue providing services across its range of stakeholders. We are in close communication with issuers, servicers, vendors, and trustees.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD PROVIDES IMMEDIATE RELIEF FOR HOMEOWNERS AMID NATIONWIDE CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

National
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, in consultation with the Trump Administration and the Coronavirus Task Force, today authorized
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT | SECRETARY CARSON APPLAUDS GOVERNOR FOR TAKING ACTION TO...

National
Secretary Carson praised California Governor Gavin Newsom’s actions to provide unsheltered homeless populations with emergency housing options to protect them and prevent the spread of coronavirus
NAR

NAR Survey Finds Nearly Half of Realtors® Say Home Buyer Interest Has Decreased Due...

National
Nearly half of Realtors® – 48% – said home buyer interest has decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors
NAHB

New Home Sales Data Shows Housing on Strong Footing Prior to Virus Concerns

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 765,000 units in February, coming off a sharp upward revision in January

Operation HOPE to Provide Virtual Financial Recovery Support to Individuals and Small Businesses Affected...

National
Operation HOPE today announced that it has activated HOPE Inside Disaster for individuals and small businesses to receive free virtual financial recovery support in response to the nationwide economic impact of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

National REIA Statement on COVID-19 and Housing Providers

National
The National Real Estate Investors Association, its Chapters and Affiliates, and over 40,000 members, encourage all residents who are in financial distress to proactively contact the owner or manager of their home prior to April 1st or the date upon which rent is due.
What Industries Could Thrive During Covid-19

What Industries Could Thrive During Covid-19?

National
Even seasoned investors are likely feeling nervous right now, following the massive swings the stock market has shown in the past few weeks with the Covid-19 outbreak. It’s tough to weather these storms, even if you have a long-term plan
NAR

Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 4 Home Sellers Changed How Their Home is Viewed...

National
Nearly 1 in 4 home sellers nationwide are changing how their home is viewed while the home remains on the market due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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

Mistakes to Avoid Buying House & land Packages

A home for many is a treasure that ensures comfort for their loved ones. However, this isn’t as easy as many think. The process involves multiple steps, and you can easily make blunders along the way. Nowadays, you can go for a land and house package, and you don’t want to lose money on such a deal. Many first-time homebuyers lose money after engaging dishonest builders, and you can avoid such problems with a few tips.