10 30 2014
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San Fransisco Helps Police, Teachers Purchase Homes

San Francisco will start helping teachers and police officers make down payments on their first homes to keep them from leaving the high-cost city.
Credential teachers and police officers could receive up to $20,000 in interest-free loans to help cover the down payments.
If teachers work for the school district for 10 years, they don't have to pay back the loans.
The new city budget sets aside $1 million for ....


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Green Building Gets Nod

The green building industry may soon be an important player in Portland's economy, according to a report from the Portland Development Commission and the City of Portland Office of Sustainable Development.
"Economic Opportunities for Portland's Green Building Industry," identifies green building products, services and systems that could provide economic benefits for the city and state.
A key goal of the report was to identify opportunities for import ....


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