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MARE ISLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Factory_OS announced today that it has raised $55 million in Series B funding from six tech and finance industry giants—Autodesk Inc., Citi, Facebook, Google, Morgan Stanley and round leader Lafayette Square. The investment will help Factory_OS accelerate growth and further integrate digital technologies to build multifamily housing …

The lingering harms of racist lending policies known as redlining are apparent today. Researchers created a set of interactive maps allowing you to explore the current impacts in your city. Torey Edmonds has lived in the same house in an African-American neighborhood of the East End of Richmond, Va., for all of her 61 years. …

BOSTON — Addressing the health disparities highlighted and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic will require looking beyond the medical sector alone, doctors said Monday during a panel hosted by Attorney General Maura Healey. A new report from Healey’s office outlines steps the state can take to address health inequities, including building a more diverse health …

Copeland bought the closed Coffee Creek Golf Course, 189 acres in the middle of the Coffee Creek neighborhood, in January 2017 for $1.25 million, with plans to develop it for mixed use, but mostly single-family homes. He intended a higher density than was acceptable to residents of the addition, which is bounded by Coffee Creek …

GARY, Ind. (AP) — The city of Gary is selling a former public housing site to a California-based tech company that plans to move its corporate headquarters to the northwestern Indiana city and build a plant there. The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that the 27-acre former Ivanhoe Gardens housing site will be sold to …

Media: Jakob Menendez Paramount residence halls are designated as a quarantine and isolation space in the fall for ill and exposed students. By Dana Gerber, Deputy News Editor October 17, 2020 Emerson will offer limited housing to some on-campus students during the final two weeks of the fall semester and through winter break. Fewer than …

Where a protest camp calling for homeless reform in a North Philadelphia community recently stood, a grocery store, other business and residences will soon start to rise. The Philadelphia Housing Authority was joined by local and federal representatives Wednesday morning to break ground on the 234,000-square-foot, mixed-use Sharswood Ridge project along the 2000 block of …

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Federal tax relief for new homeowners would help millennials and support prices, writes Sanjiv Das. See full story. Why Oct. 9 is a day that lives in infamy among stock investors Two major stock market trend changes have occurred on this day since 2000, Mark Hulbert writes. See full story. Mitch McConnell …

AUBURN — Placer County has broken ground with developer Mercy Housing on an affordable housing project at the Placer County Government Center in Auburn. The 79-unit apartment and townhome development, known as Mercy North Auburn, is a collaborative effort. The county has contributed 3 acres of county-owned property to the project, along with housing vouchers …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThere would need to be 50,000 homes transformed a year until 2050, experts say Thousands of old homes should be “retro-fitted” with energy-saving improvements to create jobs as part of the economic recovery from coronavirus, housing bodies have urged. Better insulation and the latest energy-efficient technology could …