Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: Washington DC

Trump administration announces continued decline in veteran homelessness

During a press conference at Harbor Homes in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced veteran homelessness in...

NMHC & Kingsley 2020 Apartment Resident Preferences Report takes residents’ pulse on top leasing...

From must-have technology to popular pet perks, the 2020 Apartment Resident Preferences Report released today by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and Kingsley...

LEED reaches new milestone, surpasses 100,000 commercial green building projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is celebrating a new LEED milestone, announcing it has surpassed 100,000 registered and certified LEED commercial projects. “In 1998,...

Lower mortgage rates push housing affordability to highest level in three years

With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the...
Palette at Arts District

JLL closes $58.85 million sale, $45.9 million financing of Maryland apartments

JLL announced today it has closed the $58.85 million sale and $45.9 million financing of Palette at Arts District, a 243-unit multihousing community located...

55+ housing market on steady rise

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72,...

Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act gains momentum

Currently under consideration in both chambers, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019 (AHCIA) has 153 cosponsors in the House, as well as...

Borrowers gain clarity with Carson-Barr agreement

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two agencies that...

HUD releases evaluation of rental assistance demonstration

In 2012, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) embarked upon a new program to address the critical capital needs of severely...

Rising rent control leading to falling development and investment

An increasing number of jurisdictions recently have imposed rent control or are seriously considering doing so, leading many market participants to reconsider their investment...

Federal code mandates costly and the wrong approach to boost energy efficiency

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) urged Congress to oppose any federal mandates that require the adoption of more stringent building codes because...

Builder confidence hits 20-month high

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 71 in October, according to the latest National Association of Home...

President Trump signs executive orders bringing more accountability to federal agencies

Pacific Legal Foundation praises steps taken today by President Donald Trump to make federal agencies’ regulatory practices more accountable and transparent. The President signed...

Apartment cleaning service expands business model

Lapa Lopa, an innovative cleaning service exclusively for apartments, has launched a new app for cleaners, whether individuals or cleaning companies. Operating in the...

HUD awards record $319 million to protect families from lead and other home health...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $314 million to 77 state and local government agencies, a record...

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