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41 California Organizations Urge CFPB To Increase HMDA Transparency

San Francisco CA – October 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, 41 California organizations join with the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) in calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to strengthen the Home Mortgage Disclosure …

New housing and services lift veterans in the Bronx

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A new supportive housing project in the Bronx is helping advance national efforts to end homelessness among veterans. Bridge Gardens, opened last week, is providing high-quality apartments and s…

NYU CUSP UNVEILS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND ‘URBAN OBSERVATORY’ in DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) today unveiled its Urban Observatory, a project that will persistently observe and analyze New York City in an effort to b…

CHFA WINS NCSHA AWARD FOR PROGRAM EXCELLENCE

Rocky Hill, Conn., – October 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) received a national award for Program Excellence from the National Council of State Housing Authorities (NCSHA) at the Council’s annual confe…

Cardin, Mikulski Announce More Than $7.3 Million In Federal Funds To Upgrade Critical Water And Wastewater Infrastructure In Kent County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) today announced Kent County and the Town of Galena have been awarded $7,308,000 in federal funds through the U.S. Department of Agri…

Home Building Remains Steady into the Fall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 27, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Permits for new single family homes are holding steady as home builders prepare for fall and winter construction, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) mont…

Maryland Remodeler Named NAHB Remodeler of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 24, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers named Tim Ellis, CAPS, CGR, MCGP, president of T.W. Ellis LLC in Bel Air, Md., the 2014 NAHB Remodeler of the Year in recognition of h…

Mayor Walsh Announces Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Boston

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh will recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week the week of October 20th. The Mayor’s Office of Fair Housing and Equity, the Boston Public Health Commission, the D…

Illinois median home prices increase 4.5 percent in September

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Tighter inventory was a factor driving home prices higher in September while home sales showed an annual decline, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

Weatherizing homes can save Michigan families $450 annually in heating costs

Lansing, Mich. – October 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — As another Michigan winter approaches, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) and Gov. Rick Snyder are encouraging residents to weatherize their homes now to save on heating costs later