U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, continued to call attention to the progress made and important work that remains to improve property management across the federal government
Carper, Kaufman Announce $5 Million Grant to Stabilize Delaware Neighborhoods Hard Hit by Foreclosure
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman (both D-Del.) announced $5 million in funding to help reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis in Delaware. The funding was made possible through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program and will provide targeted emergency assistance to state and local governments to acquire, redevelop or demolish foreclosed properties.
WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) unanimously approved Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Senator Susan Collins's (R-ME) legislation designed to ensure that federal employees who operate and maintain our federal facilities have the training and resources they need to safeguard our nation's significant investment in energy efficient buildings. The bill will now go to the full Senate for consideration.
In Letters to GAO and OMB, Senator Highlights Green Building Council Report Detailing Opportunities for Increased Energy Efficiency in Federal Buildings. May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) urged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Peter Orszag and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro to review the federal government’s energy use in order to save taxpayer dollars and improve energy efficiency. In his letters, Sen. Carper highlighted a recent United States Green Building Council report, “Using Executive Authority to Achieve Greener Buildings: Guide for Policymakers to Enhance Sustainability and Efficiency in Multifamily Housing and Commercial Buildings,” that detailed ways for the federal government to increase sustainability and efficiency in federal buildings.
Sens. Carper, Collins and Reps. Carnahan and Biggert Introduce Legislation to Safeguard Investment in...
WASHINGTON, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As Americans celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day and in recognition of the federal government's continuing commitment to saving energy and taxpayers' money, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) along with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO), and Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) introduced legislation today to ensure that federal employees who operate and maintain our federal facilities have the training and resources they need to safeguard our nation's significant investment in energy efficient buildings.
WASHINGTON, DC - June 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As part of ongoing efforts to stabilize the housing market and ensure banks and loan servicers are being held accountable, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) joined 19 other senators in signing a letter sent to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today urging him to develop and implement a strategy requiring banks and loan servicers participating in the Administration’s foreclosure prevention programs to effectively respond to qualified homeowners seeking assistance