Technology

Treasurer McCord Helps Launch National Home Energy Loan Partnership

Pittsburgh – April 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord, along with businesses and organizations from the public and private sectors, announced today the creation of a groundbreaking national partnership to bring low-c…

Mayor Walsh Announces Mayor’s Carbon Cup to Encourage Large Building Portfolios to Commit to Deep Cuts in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Boston – April 9, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the Greenovate Boston Mayor’s Carbon Cup, a voluntary recognition program for large hospitals, universities, and commercial building portfolios committed to reducing t…

Ayala: Spanish-Language Housing Website Helping Latinos Become Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The keys to affordable homeownership are being extended to Connecticut’s Hispanic community through a new Spanish-speaking website that has been launched by the Connecticut Housing Finance Author…

Benishek Presses Washington Regulators on New Rules that Will Increase Home Heating Costs

WASHINGTON, DC: – March 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to not increase home heating costs for Michigan families by enacting new regulations on wood burning stoves.

Mobile home owners: Money available for safety improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A $120,000 grant will help make older mobile homes in Idaho safer and more livable. The Idaho Community Reinvestment Corporation and Idaho Housing and Finance Association contributed $60,000 apiec…

Bills to Reduce Home Energy Costs Advance, Including Thompson-Cosponsored Measure to Address Propane Shortages

Washington, D.C. – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home heating and electricity costs, including a bill sponsored …

Middlesex County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving More Than $50,000 Worth of Stolen Property and Selling the Items Online

TRENTON – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Middlesex County man pleaded guilty today to receiving more than $50,000 worth of stolen property, which he subsequently sold on Craigslist.com.

Luetkemeyer Backs Legislation to Help Lower Home Heating Costs for Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — During one of the most severe winters in recent memory, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) this week backed a series of bills that will help lower home heating costs and reduce the squeeze on mi…

Boston Homeowners Embrace Solar Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced 106 Boston homeowners have signed contracts to install solar power through the 2013 Renew Boston Solarize program, a community bulk pricing program. A high rat…

Hawai’i PUC releases renewable procurement policy evaluation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — In January, the Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission (PUC) posted a report titled Evaluation of Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy and Procurement. This report was funded under a National Ass…