August 13, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan writes Holding the Banks’ Feet to the Fire (Huffington Post). “Refinance Jump Rebuilds U.S. Savings as Growth Delayed: Economy,” Bloomberg. Bloomberg runs Homebuilder Stocks Surge with New Sales 50% Below Average. North Country Public Radio publishes NY Awards Funds to Housing Agencies. The Boston Globe writes Boston’s Homeless Court Help Defendants Get a […]

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August 10, 2012

Holding the Banks’ Feet to the Fire

A recent article by the Huffington Post’s Peter Goodman showed how one homeowner from the Bronx has continued to struggle to save her home because of the outrageous treatment she’s received at the hands of the bank that services her loan.  Reporting with painstaking detail the obstacles Bank of America has thrown up as Katie […]

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August 1, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Cincinnati Enquirer prints HUD Chief Favors Refinancing. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Visits the West Side, Fox 19. Bloomberg News writes “Construction spending in U.S. climbs to almost three-year high.” “Valley development and housing programs get funding” Central Valley Business Times. And, Houston Chronicle reports Study: Houston’s Homeless Population Declines.    

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July 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

  “HUD Secretary Fields Mortgage Refi Questions, Points to Housing Counseling.” Reverse Mortgage Daily. CNBC prints Many More Homeowners Using Obama Refinance Plan: Regulator. CBS News reports, “Will housing rescue the U.S. economy?” “Program Aims to Create Affordable Housing,” headlines McCook Daily Gazette. The Guardian writes Businesses Using Their Expertise to Tackle Homelessness. And, “Center […]

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July 13, 2012

White House Google+ Hangout: Mortgage Refinancing

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Yesterday, Secretary Donovan participated in his first ever Google+ Hangout with Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff.  Joined by three homeowners, Secretary Donovan answered their mortgage refinance questions as well as participants from Facebook and Twitter. If you missed yesterday’s Google+ Hangout, not to worry.  You can watch the full conversation at YouTube.com/WhiteHouse.

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