“Green Jobs” Grants Awarded to Local Groups

Five local groups get grants from Environmental Protection Agency By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune   Five local environmental organizations have been awarded $487,500 in grants by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for environmental justice, job training and education programs, EPA Dallas Regional Administrator Al Armendariz…

HUD Selects Lenders for PowerSaver Loan Program

HUD SELECTS LENDERS TO PARTICIPATE IN NEW PILOT PROGRAM TO HELP HOMEOWNERS PAY FOR ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS TO THEIR HOMES FHA PowerSaver Program to offer low-cost financing to credit-worthy borrowers WASHINGTON – Eighteen national, regional and local lenders will participate in a new two-year pilot program…

Remediation Protocol for Problem Drywall

CPSC AND HUD ISSUE UPDATED REMEDIATION PROTOCOL FOR HOMES WITH PROBLEM DRYWALL WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are issuing an updated remediation protocol for homes with problem drywall. A study conducted on…