August 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Bloomberg covers results from HUD’s initiative to expand the sale of troubled mortgages through program designed to help borrowers avoid costly, lengthy foreclosures. California Housing Market Posts Gains in July, headlines Los Angeles Times.  News Talk 1150 WHBY prints Appleton Saves $442K through Refinancing. Los Angeles Times runs “L.A. County to invest $105 million to […]

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August 15, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Los Angeles Times reports Bay Area Housing Market Strengthened in July. “U.S. homebuilders more confident as housing recovery gathers momentum,” The Oregonian. NBC News publishes Time to Buy: The Most Affordable Housing Markets. Housing Project Plan Sent to City headlines The Hutchinson News. And, Florida Today prints Homeless Female Veterans Get Housing, New Lease on […]

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August 14, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Detroit News writes Housing Market Picks Up in Southeastern Michigan. Bloomberg Businessweek reports Home Depot Sees Signs of Improving Housing Market. “Socal housing rebound looks real,” LA Biz Observed. How to Convince Homeowners to Pull the Trigger on Energy Upgrades, Forbes. Staten Island Advance prints Project Hospitality Gets Boost from State to Help Staten […]

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August 13, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan writes Holding the Banks’ Feet to the Fire (Huffington Post). “Refinance Jump Rebuilds U.S. Savings as Growth Delayed: Economy,” Bloomberg. Bloomberg runs Homebuilder Stocks Surge with New Sales 50% Below Average. North Country Public Radio publishes NY Awards Funds to Housing Agencies. The Boston Globe writes Boston’s Homeless Court Help Defendants Get a […]

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Three years later, it’s time to follow through

It was three years ago on a steamy August afternoon when HUD, the Justice Department and Westchester County, New York came together to celebrate  a landmark civil rights agreement.  At the time, Secretary Donovan said, “The agreement we announce today demonstrates Westchester County’s commitment to make sure its neighborhoods are open to everyone, regardless of […]

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