January 23, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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“Improving home sales brighten 2013 outlook,” says USA Today. Yahoo! Finance reports, “2012 Housing Market Posts Strong Gains: Recovery Is at Hand With Sales and Price Increases.” “NYC home values up 8.3 percent in 2012: Zillow,” writes The Real Deal. NBC News prints, “Housing recovery spurs pickup in remodeling.” “Homeless Youth Will Help Count Their […]

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January 22, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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U.S. News reports, “Housing Recovery Bailed Out 1.4 Million Underwater Homeowners in 2012.” “New rules designed to protect borrowers from taking out risky mortgages,” writes The Hill. The Courier-Journal says, “Rebounding housing market can rescue some homeowners trapped underwater.” “More grown children finally leaving the nest,” prints MSN Money. The Sun Sentinel runs, “State to […]

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Giving Back to our Communities

Since taking office four years ago, President Obama has asked Americans to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking part in the National Day of Service.  Every year since then President Obama and First Lady ask Americans to roll up their sleeves and volunteer in their communities. This year, […]

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January 18, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  “What are cabinet members doing for pre-inauguration National Day of Service?” writes The Washington Post. Reuters prints, “Fewer U.S. homeowners underwater in Q3-CoreLogic.” “Half haven’t applied to get money from national foreclosure settlement,” reports the Sun Sentinel. The Journal Gazette says, “Fewer US homes repossessed by banks in 2012.” “December Home Sales Jump in […]

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January 17, 2013

National Launch of Groundbreaking Rental Assistance Demonstration to Preserve and Strengthen Public, Other HUD-Assisted Housing

Last week, HUD formally launched one of our signature initiatives, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), with events across the country, FHA Commissioner Carol Galante flew to Fresno, CA, Assistant Secretary Sandra Henriquez spent a day in Cleveland, OH and Secretary Shaun Donovan visited Savannah, GA. We met with public housing agencies (PHAs), owners, partners, and […]

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