July 8, 2011

FHA Providing Unemployed Homeowners Extra Time to Get Back on Their Feet

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If you’re unemployed and having trouble making payments on your FHA-insured mortgage, more help is on the way!  The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) already requires its lenders to go the extra mile in helping un- or underemployed borrowers who are at least three months behind in their mortgage.  Now, FHA is providing additional breathing room […]

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June 6, 2011

Huffington Post: Greener Homes Means a Stronger Economy

Cross posted from Huffington Post With gas prices topping $4 a gallon families and businesses are facing a real burden. But we can take action to ensure the American people don’t fall victim to volatile energy costs over the long term. And with 40 percent of America’s carbon emissions coming from our buildings, one of […]

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May 26, 2011

Regulatory Relief for Americans

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Earlier this year, President Obama made clear that to out-innovate our global competitors and win the future requires us to transform government itself.  That’s why the President directed all federal agencies to begin an unprecedented government-wide review of rules and regulations in order to remove those that are out-of-date, unnecessary, excessively burdensome, or in conflict […]

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Carol Galante: Affordable, Market-Rate Can Coexist at HUD

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It’s been a little less than two years since Carol Galante was appointed deputy assistant secretary for multifamily housing at HUD. And what a time it’s been. Since seizing the reins, Galante has overseen the biggest expansion in multifamily volume in the FHA’s history while simultaneously re-engineering the agency’s approach to affordable housing deals. Read […]

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