July 20, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

HUD provides $12.7M for Native Hawaiian housing program, Mortgageorb. The New York Times runs, “help for struggling homeowners.” U.S. housing trends improve after seven years headlines Property Magazine. The Associated Press reports on a study that says helping homeless would save RI money. City Watch prints homelessness: cheaper to fix than let fester. “USDA Announces […]

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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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July 17, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

“HARP 2.0 Used By More Homeowners in First Five Months of 2012 than in All of 2011,” The Huffington Post. The Hill writes Homebuilder Confidence is on the Rise. 3 Mich. Organizations Get $2.2M to Help Veterans headlines Detroit Free Press. And, Boston Herald publishes MassHousing Finances $168M Affordable Housing Deal.

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September 14, 2011

From One Homeowner to Another: “Help is out there.”

Our guest bloggers today are Phyllis Caldwell, Chief of Treasury’s Homeownership Preservation Office and Raphael Bostic, HUD Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. Foreclosure can have a devastating effect on families and communities. According to recent data, roughly one in 11 homeowners has missed two or more mortgage payments. As many Americans struggle with […]

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