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2014-08-07 08:29:23

Launches first national donation program between Habitat ReStores and moving industry CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Van Lines and Habitat for Humanity have developed a national partnership to encourage northAmerican customers to help create affordable housing by donating appliances, furniture, home accessories, and building materials to local Habitat ReStore home improvement stores and donation centers. North American customers may make donations through one...

2014-07-18 23:01:28

Affordable Housing Developments to be Honored at National Conference in Miami, Fla. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Nominations are now being accepted year-round for the annual Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards. The awards were created to recognize excellence and honor outstanding affordable rental housing properties developed using the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Nominations for the 2014 Developments of Distinction Awards will be accepted...

2014-07-18 12:25:51

The Landing creates a gateway to the City of Chaska connecting the river to historic downtown MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeon, a leading nonprofit developer, has announced the grand opening of its first affordable housing development exclusively for senior residents in Chaska, Minn. on July 22, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Grand Opening event celebrates how The Landing apartments offer affordable housing for low-income senior residents while helping the City of...

2014-07-17 23:05:37

Prestigious Program Offers Leaders High-Level Coaching & Tools to Advance Organization’s Performance and Capacity San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 NeighborWorks America and Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC) are proud to announce that Appaswamy “Vino” Pajanor, HOC’s President and Executive Director and the chief architect behind the development of the Virtual Counselor Network (VCN) is one of 50 leaders nationally selected for the NeighborWorks® Achieving...

2014-07-09 16:23:47

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Housing Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/701944/World-Housing-Market.html World demand to rise 3.2%annually through 2018 Worldwide construction of new housingunits is projected to reach 62.0 million in2018 on 3.2 percent yearly advances from2013. Although global population growthis expected to decelerate over the forecastperiod, declines in average householdsize will...

2014-07-08 12:23:21

Nearly $50 million in natural gas and federal funding has been used to leverage additional investments of more than $311 million HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced investments in housing made by his administration across the Marcellus Shale region to address needs created by the growing natural gas industry presence in Pennsylvania. Since 2011, $49.8 million from natural gas and federal funding sources has been invested in housing...

2014-06-04 12:24:50

LISC Nyc Partners With State Farm® For Concert In The Bronx NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of LISC NYC's continuing commitment to the communities in the Bronx, it has teamed with State Farm to support Jennifer Lopez's June 4(th) performance at Orchard Beach in Pelham Park. The concert is the first in a series of State Farm Neighborhood Sessions that allows musical artists to say "thank you" to fans and to highlight and celebrate community organizations....

2014-05-29 12:30:15

Rehab of Affordable Housing Development Will Generate Over 110 Union Construction Jobs SALINAS, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today an investment of $16.8 million for the $43.3 million rehabilitation of Gabilan Plaza Apartments, a multifamily development that has provided affordable housing to residents of Salinas, CA, for over 40 years. The all-union rehabilitation work is expected to generate more than 110 union...

2014-05-16 08:26:31

New standard provides clear recommendations to improve healthy and safe housing conditions in communities across the United States WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, key public health and housing leaders including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, are gathering in Washington, D.C. for the unveiling of a new National Healthy Housing Standard. The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and the American Public Health...

2014-05-09 12:28:03

Affordable Housing Community in hands of 'occupied renovation' specialists HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Preservation Partners Development III, LLC (PPD) and Cornucopia Services are pleased to announce the successful purchase of Huntington Villa Yorba Apartments in Huntington Beach, CA for $47,700,000 by Huntington Villa Yorba Preservation Limited Partnership. Located at 16000 Villa Yorba Lane, Huntington Villa Yorba is a 198 unit gated multi-family housing...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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