November 19, 2012

Settlement Success Story: Maria Marinakis

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The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $26.1 billion in direct relief to nearly 310,000 homeowners, or roughly $84,385 per homeowner as part of the National Mortgage Settlement, according to a progress report released today by independent settlement monitor Joseph A. Smith of the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight. See our press release today and […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

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WNYC reports, “HUD Secretary, a New Yorker, Details Approach for Sandy Rebuilding.” “5 big US banks have cut mortgage balances by $6.3B,” writes The Associated Press. Bloomberg News says, “Record-Low Mortgage Rates May Lift Housing: U.S. Economy Preview.” “HUD grant to help Central Nebraska disabled veterans,” posts The Independent. And the Los Angeles Times reports, […]

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November 16, 2012

Secretary Donovan Tapped By President Obama to Lead Hurricane Sandy Redevelopment Efforts

Editors Note: Excerpts cross-posted from Whitehouse.gov and DHS.gov. The Obama Administration has continued to bring all available resources to bear to support our state and local partners as they continue to respond and recover from the storm. On Thursday, November 15th, the President traveled to New York, where he announced that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan […]

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November 15, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  “Housing Secretary Donovan to lead Hurricane Sandy rebuilding efforts,” reports NBC News. The New York Times writes, “Obama Visits Storm-Ravaged Areas in New York.” NBC Nightly News airs, “Feds help fight Vets homelessness.” The Los Angeles Times reports, “Foreclosure cancellations surge in Golden State.” “When a Green Job Is More Than a Green Job,” […]

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November 14, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  CBS News reports, “Late mortgage payments fall to lowest rate since 2009.” “Housing market in Southern California makes October gains,” writes the Los Angeles Times. “Housing improvement helps Home Depot’s sales,” posts The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Coalition unveils 10-year plan to end homelessness in Syracuse area” says The Post-Standard. The Business Journal runs, “NC among […]

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