People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH

NH Legal Assistance wins HUD fair housing grant … and more
Fulcrum Associates, an Amherst-based construction management firm, recently donated more than 200 winter coats to New Hampshire nonprofits through its inaugural coat collection drive. New or gently worn coats, collected throughout the month of January from Fulcrum’s clients, subcontractors and employees, were donated in February to Families in Transition-New Horizons, Friends of Forgotten Children and Veterans Count, a program of Easterseals. Pictured, from left, are Fulcrum’s Brendan O’Leary, Karen Massone, Jen Bartholomay, Glenn DeNoble and Kirk Oby.

As of March 23, the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association reported that eight New England and Mid-Atlantic states have deemed lumber and building materials businesses as essential. In the states – Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York – executive orders have been issued declaring the industries as essential for the health and safety of the communities they serve, as well as for maintaining the infrastructure of their states, the association reports.

NRLA Chair Lorraine Miner said the association is continuing to advocate for its members in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Jewett Construction has added Myles Cambridge to its operations team as vice president of New Hampshire operations. Over the last 25 years, Cambridge has worked around the country, including in the greater Boston area.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $300,000 to New Hampshire Legal Assistance to help its efforts to fight housing discrimination, including work to enforce the Fair Housing Act through its Fair Housing Project. The funding is part of $40 million being awarded nationwide.

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