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  • Blog Post
    October 18, 2016

    HUD issued a notice in the Federal Register October 4 requesting public comments on a proposed requirement for owners of HUD-funded multifamily housing to implement energy benchmarking in their properties, consistent with the President’s Climate Action Plan and other Administration and HUD initiatives to improve energy efficiency in HUD-assisted properties.

  • Blog Post
    October 17, 2016
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    The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) filed a regulatory notice last week seeking public comment on how it should focus it regulatory and educational efforts in the coming years. MSRB filed the notice to collect input on its biennial strategic planning process, which is set to begin in January. MSRB is also seeking input on how it can improve its Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website.

  • Blog Post
    October 3, 2016
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    On September 28 — just two days before the government would be forced to shut down for lack of funding — Congress approved a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through December 9. The CR will fund all federal agencies at Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 levels with a 0.5 percent reduction to stay within the spending limits imposed by the budget agreement Congress reached last year, which applied to FY 2016 and FY 2017 spending.