April 10, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Washington Post reports, “HUD budget ‘keeps residents in their homes,’ Donovan says.” “Housing Inventory Picked Up in March,” says The Wall Street Journal. DS News prints, “White House Announces New Foreclosure Prevention Efforts.” “Homebuyers have financing options,” writes Highland Ranch News.

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April 8, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Housingwire reports, “Obama administration expands HAMP outreach.” “Housing poised for a comeback,” writes The News Journal. The Wall Street Journal prints, “Pay Off That Mortgage Now!” “Florida’s Realtors Rally for Homeownership,” says The Miami Herald.   Housingwire posts, “Principal reductions factor in heavily: HAMP report.” “Credit union participating in national homeownership campaign,” reports Mississippi Business […]

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April 5, 2013

New Initiatives Connect Homeowners to Foreclosure Prevention Programs

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Crossed posted from WhiteHouse.gov This week, the Administration announced three new housing initiatives aimed at building on our efforts to connect struggling homeowners to the Administration’s foreclosure prevention programs. Our goal is to ensure that responsible Americans who qualify for federal mortgage assistance have the necessary information to benefit from the programs available to help […]

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April 4, 2013

We Want to Make Sure Fair Housing is Available to Everyone

Celebrating Fair Housing Month is always special – it gives us the chance to look back and reaffirm HUD’s commitment to creating fair and decent housing in inclusive, sustainable communities for all as well as an opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go. We recognize that […]

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April 1, 2013

It’s All About Fighting Housing Discrimination: April is Fair Housing Month

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Just when you might think or hope that housing discrimination is a thing of the past, we’re reminded it’s still very much a part of society today.  Consider the case of a single mother of two hoping to rent a two-bedroom apartment only to be told by the landlord that there is a “one heart […]

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