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Julian Castro's Priorities for 2015 Julian Castro's Priorities for 2015

The new HUD secretary talks about his policy priorities and speculation that he'll be considered for higher office. More

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Obama Nominates Castro to Lead HUD

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is nominated to be HUD secretary. Shaun Donovan is tapped to take over OMB. More

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HUD Releases 2015 Budget Request

Funding cuts to HOME and CDBG are proposed while increases are sought for Choice Neighborhoods and homeless assistance grants. More

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Consumer Protection Agency Could Come After Multifamily

As it continues to expand its authority over business sectors, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will likely focus on apartment industry in near future. More

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FHFA Asks for Ideas on GSEs' Future, Industry Puzzled

Industry officials and experts respond to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's solicitation for public input on how to reduce the government-sponsored enterprises' involvement in the multifamily market. More

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Top CEOs Weigh In on Industry Threats

Three top multifamily CEOs weigh in on how the health of the multifamily market could be threatened. More

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Obama Takes on Climate Change. How Does it Affect You?

President Barack Obama took a stance on climate change in a speech at Georgetown University today. We highlight what the National Climate Action Plan may mean for green building professionals. More

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In the Balance In the Balance

The people who occupy the White House and Congress next year will encounter a host of issues critical to the apartment industry, from GSE reform to CMBS regulation. Question is, will they act or merely punt once more? More

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Manufacturers Get in Gear with Ultra High-Efficiency Windows Manufacturers Get in Gear with Ultra High-Efficiency Windows

High-efficiency products are available, but at what price? More

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Whither Multifamily? Obama Unveils Plans for Future of GSEs

The Obama administration released its long-awaited proposal for the future of our nation's housing finance system last week. But the whitepaper is long on options and short on specifics, leaving many to wonder aloud how the multifamily finance industry will fare in its wake. More

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