December 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: the nation’s first energy-efficient log cabin in Penwater, MI.   The Washington Posts’ Mark Zandi argues that aggressive intervention by the FHA saved the housing market and the economy from a much darker fate. Los Angeles County is one of five places across the country selected for HUD’s “Section 3 Business Registry” […]

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December 5, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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                              Secretary Donovan discusses FHA finances. Miami launches program to promote job opportunities. HUD loan helps renovate hospital, create jobs in Ohio. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tackles homelessness in his city. And Charleston County, SC expands energy efficiency efforts.    

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November 28, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Happy Monday HUD Followers! As you readjust from last week’s holiday, here are some housing highlights to get your day going… Secretary Donovan travels to Rhode Island. Ken Harney looks at the possible impacts of the new FHA loan limits Two housing projects to help people with disabilities in Milledgeville and Augusta, Georgia get grants. […]

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November 18, 2011

The Continued Strength of the FHA

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This week, HUD released its annual report to Congress on the financial status of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund.  The report demonstrates the long-term strength of the Fund while not shying away from the challenges it faces in the near-term due to ongoing stresses in the housing market.  While the […]

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