October 31, 2012

Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy

As images of the aftermath of Sandy come in and surveys of the damages are being assessed, it is without a doubt that millions of people on the East Coast have been left to pick up the pieces of their homes.  Some families will have to endure repairs that will cost thousands while others will […]

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August 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Promotes Administration Refinance Plan in Portland Stop, The Oregonian. The Sun-Sentinal publishes Florida Among the National Leaders in Home Re-Fi Applications. The Washington Post runs Defining A ‘Qualified’ Mortgage. “Mass. Gets $5.3m for homeless prevention,” Associated Press. “Homeless veterans summit aims to help vets get lives on track.” And, “Affordable rental […]

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August 22, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

ABC 30 Fresno reports on Secretary Donovan’s visit to Fresno: Offering Hope to Struggling Homeowners. “Home resales rise, housing recovery inches along,” Reuters. Forbes runs 4 Signs the Housing Market is Improving. Homeowners More Optimistic on Housing Market, Prices headlines Fox Business. CBS Chicago publishes Survive This Economy: Refinancing Your Home Loan. And, The Huffington […]

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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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