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EPA Provides $600,000 to Community in Puerto Rico to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties

Hazardous Waste - Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:41
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $600,000 to help the community of Villalba, Puerto Rico asses and clean up abandoned and contaminated sites. The funding was awarded through EPA’s Brownfields Program, which helps communities assess, clean up, redevelop, and reuse contaminated properties. Brownfields are properties where moderate contamination threatens environmental quality and public health and can interfere with productive re-use of the sites

EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties

Hazardous Waste - Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:33
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing nearly $1.4 million to Fort Edward, Glens Falls, Ithaca, Rensselaer, and Rochester, New York to help those communities clean up abandoned and contaminated sites. The funding was awarded through EPA’s Brownfields Program, which helps communities assess, clean up, redevelop, and reuse contaminated properties

EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties

Hazardous Waste - Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:27
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing nearly $1 million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to help those communities clean up abandoned and contaminated sites. The funding was awarded through EPA’s Brownfields Program, which helps communities assess, clean up, redevelop and reuse contaminated properties

EPA Provides Nearly $3.8 Million to Communities in New Jersey to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties

Hazardous Waste - Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:12
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing nearly $3.8 million to Atlantic City, Camden, Jersey City, Maurice River Township, Newark and Trenton, New Jersey to help those communities clean up abandoned and contaminated sites. The funding was awarded through EPA’s Brownfields Program, which helps communities assess, clean up, redevelop and reuse contaminated properties

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions - FCW.com

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 17:01

The value of a 'home inspector' for IT acquisitions
FCW.com
My wife and I recently went through the stressful process of buying a home, in the course of which we hired a home inspector. The inspector had no conflicts of interest, came with excellent past-performance references and was a subject-matter expert in ...

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ... - KARE

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 03:09

Minnesota does not have a statewide licensing program for home inspectors ...
KARE
Krinke has poured tens of thousands of dollars into her home in Vadnais Heights -- money she never expected to spend when she bought it last spring. She blames her home inspector, the person she hired to check out the home before she closed the deal.

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HUD ANNOUNCES NEW NOTE SALES UNDER EXPANDED DISTRESSED ASSET STABILIZATION PROGRAM

HUD Updates - Fri, 05/03/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - For the second time this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will sell thousands of severely delinquent mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) as part of a broader effort to address the housing market's shadow inventory and to target relief to areas experiencing high foreclosure activity. This summer, HUD will sell approximately 20,000 distressed loans through its expanded Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP) to increase recoveries to FHA's Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund from non-performing FHA-insured loans, while contributing to stabilization and recovery in some of the nation's communities hit hardest by the housing crisis.

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 21:41

Home inspector: Tenant gets bedroom with no window
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I just rented a bedroom in a 5-bedroom apartment. I initially put down a deposit for one of the larger bedrooms, one that had windows and a closet. But when I moved in, the only bedroom that hadn't been rented was the one with no window and no closet.

HUD AND ENTERPRISE SHOWCASE SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION DESIGN IN INDIAN COUNTRY

HUD Updates - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) showcased Native American communities' use of sustainable design and construction strategies today at the National Museum of the American Indian. The event is part of HUD's and Enterprise's continuous effort to promote sustainable construction techniques in Indian Country.

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION RENEWS SUPPORT FOR MORE THAN 500 LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS ACROSS THE U.S.

HUD Updates - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced a second round of grants for more than 500 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S, provided through HUD's Continuum of Care Program. This year, HUD challenged local communities to reexamine their response to homelessness and give greater weight to proven strategies, from providing 'rapid re-housing' for homeless families to permanent supportive housing for those experiencing chronic homelessness (see attached chart).

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press - Elko Daily Free Press

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 05/02/2013 - 05:21

What to expect when you're inspecting - Elko Daily Free Press
Elko Daily Free Press
While contractors and trades people might be able to offer advice on what needs fixing and the best solution, a good home inspector is in the position to offer an unbiased opinion, said Tom Kruse, owner of Professional Home Inspections in Holmen, Wis.

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More foreclosures means more fixer uppers - Realty Today

LA Home Inspector - Wed, 05/01/2013 - 07:18

More foreclosures means more fixer uppers
Realty Today
This glut of short sale and foreclosure properties means a great need for renovation, say industry experts like Eric Sussman, a senior lecturer in real estate at the University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. As property values ...

HUD, DOJ RELEASE NEW GUIDANCE ON 'DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION' REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE FAIR HOUSING ACT

HUD Updates - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - New guidance released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) reinforces the Fair Housing Act requirement that multifamily housing be designed and constructed so that it isaccessible to persons with disabilities. Read HUD and DOJ's new guidance.

HUD, UTAH MORTGAGE COMPANY SETTLE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION CLAIM

HUD Updates - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached a Conciliation Agreement with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), in Salt Lake City, UT, settling allegations that the lender denied a Baltimore, Maryland woman a mortgage loan because she was pregnant and on maternity leave.

Home inspection - Sherwood Park News

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 05:08

Home inspection
Sherwood Park News
To qualify for a licence, inspectors must have successfully completed training from an educational institution approved by the provincial government and pass a test inspection, or hold a Certified Master Inspector or Registered Home Inspector designation.

Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season

Hazardous Waste - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 18:21
(Fort Edward, NY) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff today to kick off the start of the fourth season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River

SECRETARY DONOVAN AND GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCE APPROVAL OF NEW YORK STATE'S DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN

HUD Updates - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 12:07
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced federal approval of New York State's recovery action plan to help homeowners and businesses following Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee. Funded through HUD's Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG - DR) program, New York State's recovery action plan calls for a combined $1.7 billion investment in a variety of housing, infrastructure and business recovery activities. Read New York State's action plan.

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR? - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:10

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR HOME INSPECTOR?
U-T San Diego
Linda Lee, president of the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, is the author of this guest post. You are ready to make one of the most important decisions of your life. You found your dream home, worked with a real estate agent to prepare an ...

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle - Reading Eagle

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 04/28/2013 - 04:11

Home inspection: Get it done - Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle
Stump recommended a pre-sale inspection so that you aren't surprised by a long laundry list of things that the buyer's home inspector found in your home's structure. And he stated that as a homeowner, you shouldn't rationalize that your home is ...

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 04/27/2013 - 05:08

Ask the Inspector: New garage wiring
Leader-Telegram
... 90 percent of the time. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin chapters. To submit a question to him, call 1-866-715 ...

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