Daily Housing News Round-Up

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“Civil rights and fair housing leaders hail HUD’s new anti-discrimination rule,” reports the Gary Crusader. Marketwatch prints, “2012’s foreclosure sales lowest in five years.” “Banks to pay 75% of Sandy settlement to homeowners,” writes Newsday. The Business Journal of Milwaukee posts, “Mortgage settlement to provide $143.6 M in Wisconsin relief.”  “Point-In-Time census taken of homeless […]

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February 27, 2013

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 NYCHA’s new affordable housing complex and rooftop farm Photo courtesy of the A/N Blog Yahoo! News reports, “Housing affordability increased in Q4 of 2012.” “Numbers build case for a warming housing market,” prints the Cincinnati Inquirer. The Columbian writes, “Confidence, housing gains signal growth.” “NYCHA’s Green Thumb: New Affordable Housing Complex Opens with Rooftop Farm,” […]

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February 26, 2013

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From left to right: Southwest community activist Thelma Jones; FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski; Beverly, a recent trainee in SW who recently completed her training as a Certified Microsoft Specialist; and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan in the computer lab at the Southwest Family Enhancement Center at Greenleaf Gardens. Photo courtesy of The Southwester “Housing recovery gains […]

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February 25, 2013

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   Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Times The Wall Street Journal writes, “For Many, 2013 Will Be the Year to Finally Buy a Home.” “Fewer Americans are stuck in underwater mortgages,” reports the Los Angeles Times. Forbes says, “2 Million Americans No Longer Plagued By Negative Equity.” “Down payment assistance is still available,” prints […]

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