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23 Mar, 2017, 10:06 ET AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Launches Podcast Series, "Community Revitalization The Union Way"

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today launched a podcast series, "Community Revitalization the Union Way," that will discuss the many...


03 Feb, 2017, 09:28 ET AFL-CIO HIT Appoints Ted Chandler As Managing Director Of $2 Billion Program To Renovate Housing, Spur Economic Development, Create Union Jobs In Midwest Cities

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) is proud to announce the appointment of Theodore S. Chandler as Managing Director of Midwest@Work, a...


17 Aug, 2016, 12:39 ET Chicago Treasurer, Union Leaders And Workers Praise AFL-CIO HIT's Commitment To Expanding Affordable Housing And Job Creation

Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers, as well as labor leaders and construction workers, praised the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) for its three...


17 Jun, 2016, 09:17 ET Mayor Fulop, Freeholder O'Dea Join Hudson County Building Trades For A Press Conference To Celebrate Construction Of Housing For Homeless Veterans

The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO: - Jersey City Mayor Steven Michael Fulop - Patrick...


16 Jun, 2016, 14:25 ET Mayor Fulop, Freeholder O'dea Join Hudson County Building Trades For A Press Conference To Celebrate Construction Of Housing For Homeless Veterans

 The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO: - Jersey City Mayor Steven Michael Fulop - Patrick...


18 Mar, 2016, 10:11 ET AFL-CIO HIT Invests $14.8 Million in Senior Cooperative on Glen Lake in Minnetonka

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $14.8 million investment into the Zvago Cooperative project, a 54-unit, four-story...


03 Mar, 2016, 12:09 ET AFL-CIO HIT Invests $29.8 Million To Renovate Seward Towers In Minneapolis, Modernizing 640 Multifamily Rental Units

 The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $29.8 million investment in the substantial renovation of two, high rise...


17 Feb, 2016, 09:23 ET AFL-CIO HIT Invests $27.7 Million Into St. Paul Development That Will Create 134 Multifamily Housing Units

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $27.7 million investment into the 333 on the Park project in St. Paul, which will...


05 Jan, 2016, 10:29 ET HIT Invests $24.9 Million To Rehabilitate Casa del Pueblo Apartments For San Jose Senior Citizens

 The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $24.9 million investment in the rehabilitation of the Casa del Pueblo apartments,...


14 Dec, 2015, 10:19 ET AFL-CIO HIT Partners with Houses of Worship to Invest $300 Million in Affordable Housing in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Jersey City

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced a partnership with the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, the New...


11 Dec, 2015, 09:44 ET NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Joins AFL-CIO HIT, and Local Labor, Religious and Political Leaders in Announcing Historic Partnership to Construct $300 Million of Affordable Housing in Brooklyn, Bronx And Jersey City

The following was released today by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO: - Scott M. Stringer - Comptroller, New York City - Dick...


10 Dec, 2015, 09:18 ET NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Joins AFL-CIO HIT, and Local Labor, Religious and Political Leaders in Announcing Historic Partnership to Construct $300 Million of Affordable Housing in Brooklyn, Bronx and Jersey City

The following was released today by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO: - Scott M. Stringer - Comptroller, New York City - Dick...


24 Nov, 2015, 08:11 ET Home Repair Program To Invest Up To $30 Million To Rejuvenate Blighted Detroit Neighborhoods

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a...


20 Nov, 2015, 11:40 ET Press Conference: Home Repair Program To Invest $30 Million To Rejuvenate Blighted Detroit Neighborhoods With Union Labor

 The following was released today by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO:   - Mayor Mike Duggan, HIT Staff  -...


15 Oct, 2015, 10:43 ET NYC Retirement Systems $150 Million Investment Helps Expand Affordable Housing In NYC's Five Boroughs

 The five New York City Retirement Systems today announced that they will invest $150 million in pension capital in the AFL-CIO Housing...


15 Oct, 2015, 08:15 ET Press Conference: NYC Retirement Systems To Invest $150 Million To Expand Affordable Housing In NYC

The following media advisory is being released by AFL-CIO HIT: WHO:   - Scott M. Stringer, New York City Comptroller -...


14 Oct, 2015, 10:20 ET Press Conference: NYC Retirement Systems To Invest $150 Million To Expand Affordable Housing In NYC

The following media advisory is being released by AFL-CIO HIT: WHO:   - Scott M. Stringer, New York City Comptroller -...


10 Sep, 2015, 09:50 ET South Bend Indiana's Jennifer Johnson Receives Inaugural John J. Sweeney Scholarship to University of Ulster in Northern Ireland

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) and the American Labor Movement announced yesterday that Jennifer Johnson, a US Navy veteran from South...


10 Dec, 2014, 09:07 ET AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $8.26 Million Towards Hunter's Point South In New York, NY

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today an investment of $8.26 million towards construction of Hunter's Point South Building A,...


21 Nov, 2014, 11:12 ET Labor Mourns Passing Of Former Boston Mayor Menino

America's labor movement lost a big supporter last month with the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas Michael Menino. Mayor Menino's first...


31 Jul, 2014, 10:44 ET AFL-CIO and Labor Community Honor the Life and Work of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney

 John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO, was honored last night at a reception hosted by the AFL-CIO, AFL-CIO Housing Investment...


29 Jul, 2014, 10:15 ET The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust And The American Labor Community To Host Reception Honoring The Life And Work Of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney

 The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: Who:   - Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO -...


28 Jul, 2014, 11:07 ET AFL-CIO HITWIRE Article Chronicles The Life And Many Contributions Of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney

The AFL-CIO HITWIRE today released a story on John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO and currently chairman of the AFL-CIO Housing...


17 Jul, 2014, 09:41 ET The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust And The American Labor Community To Host Reception Honoring The Life And Work Of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney

 The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: Who:   - Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO -...


29 May, 2014, 09:34 ET AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $16.8 Million For Gabilan Plaza Apartments In Salinas, CA

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today an investment of $16.8 million for the $43.3 million rehabilitation of Gabilan Plaza...