October 31, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Paramus Post reports, “HUD Secretary Announces Foreclosure Protection For New Jersey Storm Victims.” “Storm May Prompt Mortgage Relief,” writes the Wall Street Journal. Forbes prints, “Housing Still on the Mend: Case-Shiller Show Prices Up For Fifth-Straight Month.” “Sustainable senior housing project Foothill Farms opens soon,” reports Sacramento Business Journal.    

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Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy

As images of the aftermath of Sandy come in and surveys of the damages are being assessed, it is without a doubt that millions of people on the East Coast have been left to pick up the pieces of their homes.  Some families will have to endure repairs that will cost thousands while others will […]

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October 26, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Senior Housing News writes, “HUD Shatters Record in 2012 with $5.5 Billion of Senior Housing Loans.” “US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.41 pct.” prints the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. USA Today reports, “Pending home sales contracts edge up in Sept.” “‘Stand Down’ connects homeless veterans with services,” publishes The Independent.

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What National Disability Employment Awareness Month Means at HUD

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In observance of October’s National Disability Awareness Month, yesterday Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Johnston joined Advocates for HUD Employees with Disabilities and the Office of Department Equal Employment Opportunity to recognize the indispensable contributions people with disabilities make in our communities and workplaces. During the ceremony Acting Assistant Secretary Johnston said: “For generations, people with […]

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October 25, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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    CNN Money writes, “Foreclosures fall in 62% of U.S. cities.” “New home sales shoot up 5.7% in September,” prints Housingwire. USA Today reports, “Feds sue Bank of America for ‘Hustle’ loan fraud.” “U.S. Solar Jobs Face Bright Future, Wind Posts Flutter,” publishes Bloomberg. And, The Washington Post writes, “D.C. news in brief.”

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