September 29, 2012

Weekly Address | POUTS: It’s Time for Congress to Help Responsible Homeowners

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Ed note:  This blog post originally appeared on whitehouse.gov. In this week’s address, President Obama explains his administration’s steps to help the housing market, including giving responsible homeowners a chance to save thousands of dollars every year by refinancing their mortgages, but says we need Congress’s help to do more. Transcript | Download mp4 | […]

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September 28, 2012

HUD Weekly News Highlights: September 24 – September 28, 2012

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Last Friday, Secretary Donovan was in New Jersey with Senator Menendez. NJ.com (9/22) Mayor Bollwage, Senator Menendez and HUD Secretary Donovan advocate REFI Bill in Elizabeth. In an effort to promote The Responsible Homeowner Refinancing Act (REFI), Mayor J. Christian Bollwage joined Senator Robert Menendez and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at an Elizabeth residence. …HUD […]

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September 26, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  Home prices rose in July in 20 major cities writes USA Today. The Huffington Post reports Housing Market Leaps 42 Percent Back to Normal.  BofA Sued by Fair Housing Group Over Minority Neighborhood Decay writes Bloomberg. Los Angeles Times runs Brown signs foreclosure-prevention legislation.    

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HUD Secretary Donovan Addresses 2012 Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Convention in Las Vegas

On Monday, September 24, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan addressed the 2012 Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) National Convention hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada. For nearly a decade, AREAA has played an important role, and provided an important voice, to ensure Asian American communities have a pathway to homeownership, and […]

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September 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Senator Menendez, HUD Secretary Donovan Meet with Struggling NJ Homeowners, Discuss Knocking Down Barriers to Refinancing reports The Paramus Post. The Los Angeles Times runs HUD-certified counselors can help homeowners avoid foreclosure. Brainerd Dispatch prints HUD announces job grants in Minnesota. Program aims to inspire hope among children writes TriCities. And Bloomberg News publishes Brooklyn […]

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