News from afl-cio housing investment trust A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Dec 10, 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,...

Nov 21, 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...

Jul 31, 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...

Jul 29, 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 -...

Jul 28, 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...

Jul 17, 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 -...

May 29, 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...

Mar 31, 2014, 12:46 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $33 Million For "Five 15 On The Park" In Minneapolis

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced $33 million of pension capital funding for construction of Five 15 on the Park, a...

Mar 07, 2014, 10:25 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $58 Million For 101 Polk Apartments In San Francisco

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced a $58 million financing commitment towards construction of 101 Polk, an $82.8 million...

Dec 16, 2013, 12:12 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Helps Finance Expansion of Chicago's Montclare Senior Residences of Avalon Park

$22 Million Project to Generate 150 Union Construction Jobs  The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced that it is...

Dec 10, 2013, 11:46 ET

HITWIRE Releases Story On Union Pension Investments That Have Fueled Economic Recovery In Minnesota's Twin Cities

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust's HITWIRE today released a story citing its efforts to fuel economic recovery in Minnesota's Twin Cities....

Oct 16, 2013, 09:20 ET

Building America Provides $9.2 Million Of New Markets Tax Credits For Expansion Of Roswell Park Cancer Institute

$46.3 Million Clinical Science Center to Generate 210 Union Construction Jobs  Building America CDE, Inc., announced today that it is...

Sep 30, 2013, 09:54 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $40 Million Towards New Ambulatory Care Center At New York-Presbyterian Hospital

 The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) will provide $40 million of union pension capital towards construction of the $896 million Weill...

Sep 12, 2013, 07:50 ET

HITWIRE Releases Story On Union Pension Investments That Have Helped Revive Downtown St. Louis

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust's (HIT) HITWIRE today released a story noting that over the last four years, the HIT has invested more than...

Aug 27, 2013, 14:20 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $32 Million For Major Rehabilitation Of Chicago's 2101 South Michigan Apartments

Rehabilitation Work at Aging Development to Generate 245 Union Construction Jobs  The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today...

Jul 10, 2013, 09:03 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Support For Green Jobs Passes $1 Billion

Union pension capital is invested in green retrofits, LEED construction  The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today that...

Jul 09, 2013, 09:55 ET

HITWIRE Releases Story On The Role Of Union Pension Funds In Spurring Development In San Francisco Neighborhoods

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust's HITWIRE today released a story on the development boom in San Francisco neighborhoods that was spurred by...

Jun 18, 2013, 11:40 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $116 Million To Preserve Affordability, Carry Out Energy-Efficient Retrofits At Boston's Georgetowne Homes

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced $116 million of pension capital funding to preserve affordability and perform...

May 31, 2013, 09:24 ET

AFL-CIO HIT Launches HITWIRE To Demonstrate How Union Pension Funds And Union Labor Are Helping Revitalize Communities

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today the launch of its HITWIRE service.  The news service will inform union members,...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:42 ET

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Provides $89 Million To Brooklyn's Amalgamated Warbasse Housing Co-Op To Speed Recovery From Sandy

Pension dollars fund urgent repairs, reduce operating costs at labor-sponsored cooperative The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today...