June 20, 2011

When good credit and income are not enough

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You have the income. You have the credit score. And you are having a baby. When getting a home loan, being pregnant shouldn’t be a factor, right? Well, for some lenders it is. Some mortgage lenders deny credit to borrowers because of a pregnancy or maternity leave. It’s called pregnancy discrimination, and it’s a violation […]

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June 17, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We hope you all enjoy this weekend, especially if you’re coming to one of HUD’s Father’s Day 2011 events Saturday, hosted by more than 200 public housing agencies across the country. Find one near you here. On to the news: Here’s a great feature story about how HUD is dispelling myths about dads and putting […]

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Father’s Day 2011

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All across the U.S. public housing authorities are gearing up for a Father’s Day weekend like no other. Approximately 200 agencies in cities across the country answered HUD’s call to host Father’s Day 2011 events on Saturday, June 18th - the day before the official Father’s Day – to celebrate fatherhood, family and to support dads […]

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June 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Congratulations are in order today, as HUD joins the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating the second birthday of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. Read more about the partnership here. Speaking of sustainability, the City University of New York released this awesome map today. It shows, house by house, how much energy […]

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