$252 million approved for affordable housing in New York State

A total of $252.7 million in affordable housing financing, grants and mortgage insurance commitments was approved on 15 June by the boards of the New York...

Insurer Battens Down Real Estate Hatches

MetLife Inc. recently gave stable value fund investors a peek at its strategy for coping with a possible downturn in the U.S. housing market. MetLife,...


ICYMI: Nadler Amendment Requires Secret Service Report Expenditures Paid to Commercial...

Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced an amendment to require reporting of Secret Service expenditures paid directly to commercial properties owned by protectees as part of the committee’s markup of the Secret Service Reauthorization Act of 2017.


Trump Administration Reverses Course On Energy Efficiency Standard Following AG Lawsuit

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s notice that it will end its delay of energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans that offer dramatic air pollution reductions, as well as energy- and cost-savings to consumers and businesses. Attorney General Schneiderman, leading a 11-member state and municipal coalition, had sued the Trump Department of Energy (DOE) in April, charging that the Administration’s continued delay of the effective date of the rule violated federal law.