March 23, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Today, HUD awarded $110.8 million in grants to protect thousands of children from lead and other home hazards. The Wall Street Journal reports, Bank of America tests an option to foreclosure, lender lets owners stay in homes and rent from the bank. The Washington Post spotlights the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new Web tool, Ask […]

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Weekly Online Resources Round-up

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If you are underwater on your mortgage or at risk of foreclosure, we have resources and programs that may help you. In this week’s online resources round-up, we bring you the following resources: On February 9, 2012, the Federal government and state attorneys general reached a $25 billion agreement with five largest mortgage servicers to […]

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Small Steps to Make Americans Healthier

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Earlier this week, I was fortunate to join Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin and Dr.  JudyAnn Bigby, Secretary of Health and Human Services for Massachusetts to talk about HUD’s efforts to  promote health and prevent disease. This includes our work to encourage smoke-free housing.  The event, at Boston’s Northeastern University, […]

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March 22, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan announced that HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of West Virginia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms. The Associated Press reports, U.S. home resales have best winter in 5 years. Attorney General Greg Zoeller banks on mortgage lenders’ settlement to generate […]

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