April 23, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan visits with ADAPT to affirm HUD’s commitment to affordable, accessible, integrated housing. Housing Wire reports, “California bay area home sales hit 5-year high.” In Georgia, a $201 million HUD grant will provide funds for new homeless transitional housing. The Chicago Tribune notes Illinois’ 40th anniversary of federal Fair Housing Act. And, a statewide […]

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April 22, 2012

Earth Day 2012

Earth Day is honored around the world on April 22, although larger events such as festivals and rallies are often organized for the weekends before or after April 22. When you think about Earth Day, do you think about environmental issues such as pollution? Well do you know there are simple steps that you can […]

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April 20, 2012

Weekly Online Resources Round-up

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If you ask people what Earth Day or protecting the environment means to them, you’ll most likely get a different answer every time. I’m someone who spends any chance I get in my garden, hands in dirt planting new flowers and plants. For me, Earth Day means celebrating and preserving our planet’s natural wonders no […]

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Holding the Mortgage Industry Accountable

We’ve heard the stories – financial institutions or their employees violate the public trust and engage in practices that both harm the mortgage markets and consumers who depend on them for their homes.  These stories inflame our sense of right and wrong and they leave us wondering, who’s holding the mortgage industry to account?  Well, […]

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April 19, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Washington Post outlines Joseph A. Smith, Jr.’s role as monitor of the mortgage servicing settlement. The Virginian-Pilot, Reverse Mortgage Daily, The M Report, The Niche Report, and Silobreaker report coverage of HUD Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones’ swearing-in. The Boston Globe reports on Treasury Secretary Geithner’s exploration of a post-Fannie/Freddie Mae safety net. Housing Wire […]

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