September 14, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Photo courtesy of the Detroit Free Press The New York Times reports, Fed Ties new Aid to Jobs Recovery in Forceful Move. Average 30-year mortgage rate steady at 3.55%, writes USA Today.  More good housing market news: Bay Area’s August home sales strongest in six years prints the Mercury News.  Detroit apartments offer once-homeless residents […]

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September 13, 2012

Lead Guidelines Updated to Keep Children Safer

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Earlier this month, HUD released the updated version of the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing.  This is the first major update since 1995, and includes many important changes to help bring HUD’s guidance into alignment with recent research results, EPA and OSHA regulations, and guidance from the CDC. […]

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September 12, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  Yahoo!News runs, House passes bill to strengthen FHA. Foreclosures fall in August, The Business Journal.  WHPTV publishes; Housing and Urban Development provides funding from flooding.  And, the Washington Post reports Renovated affordable housing project in Arlington reopens.

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