October 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Los Angeles Times writes, “U.S. families’ debt loads decline to pre-recession levels.” “Listings of Homes for Sale Drop as U.S. Housing Recovers,” reports Bloomberg Businessweek. Housingwire prints, “Hope Now reports 75,968 mortgage modifications in August.” “2.7 Million Awarded to 8 Communities for Public Work Projects,” broadcasts KHGI Nebraska T.V.  

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Open your eyes to homelessness

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They say homelessness is invisible, largely because most folks choose not to see it.  I recall that old Roy Orbison ballad “Pretty Paper,” which tells the story of busy holiday shoppers consumed with their own lives, blind to the homeless man on the sidewalk right in front of them.  Today, in the pages of the […]

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Renewed Opportunity for Housing on the Pine Ridge Reservation

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In a world too often shrouded from most of America, there’s a renewed perspective and promise of opportunity growing among its people.  The Thunder Valley Regenerative Community initiative has inspired the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe who inhabit the Pine Ridge Reservation ancestral lands in southwest South Dakota to act and plan for important things to […]

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October 12, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The News Journal reports, “Delaware housing leaders build on good mood.” “Average rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.39%,” writes USA Today. Bloomberg Businessweek prints, “California Leading U.S. Out of Housing Bust.” “Housing for Douglas County homeless veterans breaks ground,” reports NR Today. The Joplin Globe runs, “City of Joplin celebrates $45 million HUD grant.” […]

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October 10, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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AOL Real Estate writes, “Housing Recovery Taking Hold, Government Survey Says.” “Fannie Mae finds increased homebuyer faith in housing recovery,” reports Housingwire. U.S. News runs, “Nation’s Shadow Inventory Falls to More Than 3-Year Low.” “Homeless task force to broaden reach,” prints the Daily News Journal.      

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