September 4, 2013

Changes to Reverse Mortgages Will Protect Consumers

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HUD has a long history of helping our nation’s seniors find quality, affordable housing.  With the help of initiatives like our Section 202 housing and Assisted Living Conversion Programs (ALCP), we make sure to set aside some of our housing assistance resources for our most vulnerable elderly populations – promoting their independence and inclusion in […]

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August 7, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

“FHA Refinance Applications Surge Almost 200 Percent”, Santa Ana Business News Examiner CNN Money prints Housing Recovery Could Lift Jobs, Spending. “Affordable housing program helps elderly couple regain financial strength.” Old Alexandria Patch writes City Hosts Roundtable on Responsible Homeownership. .And, KARK 4 News publishes Grant for Little Rock’s Our House Will Help the Working […]

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July 19, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Reuters runs, “U.S. housing poised to boost economy.” “Housing is suddenly a bright spot for economy,” Christian Science Monitor. Hispanic Business reports Bill in Congress aims to improve Federal Home Refinance Plan. “FHA opens sale of troubled loans,” Apartment Finance Today. “Mortgage rates drop again, Freddie Mac says; 30-year at 3.53 percent,” headlines Los Angeles […]

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June 20, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Apartment Finance Today runs “a Q&A With FHA’s Marie Head.” HUD in Gary, Hammond and East Chicago provides smoke-free kits. Palm Beach County, Fla. to open interim housing, new resource center for the homeless. Lancaster, Cali. is recognized by the International  Energy Globe Award for its success in employing alternative energy and conservation projects around […]

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June 14, 2012

A Fixer-Upper

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When I bought my house it was definitely a “fixer-upper”.  Literally the first thing my mother said to me upon seeing it from the outside for the first time was “please tell me that isn’t your house”.  It was.  I didn’t mind all the hard work it took to fix the place up and I […]

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