January 30, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-up

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                    Secretary Donovan on Ending Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans. HAMP extended for another year. Affordable housing project in the works for residents in Fort Collins, Colorado. Volunteers in Houston, Texas; Bell County, Texas; Hudson County, NJ; Jacksonville and Cumberland County, NC hit the streets for […]

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January 27, 2012

Expanding our efforts to help more homeowners and strengthen hard-hit communities

Crossed posted from Treasury.gov Today, the Administration announced important enhancements to the Making Home Affordable Program, including the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), to expand the reach of the program to help additional homeowners stay in their homes and strengthen hard-hit communities. These enhancements will provide additional relief to struggling homeowners, renters, and their neighborhoods […]

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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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August 5, 2011

Spotlight on the Housing Recovery in Riverside, California

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Tiffany Thomas-Smith is Deputy Press Secretary at HUD; Andrea Risotto is Spokeswoman for the Making Home Affordable Program at the Treasury Department Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued the July Housing Scorecard and monthly Making Home Affordable Program Performance Report.  Included in the […]

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March 7, 2011

Termination of HAMP a “Frightening Prospect,” Says Founder of Tampa’s Housing & Education Alliance

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Cross posted from Treasury.gov Our guest blogger today is Sylvia Alvarez, Executive Director of the Housing & Education Alliance, Tampa My name is Sylvia Alvarez, and I am the Founder and Executive Director of the Housing & Education Alliance (HEA)—a HUD-approved housing counseling agency based in Tampa, Florida.  Our mission is to provide and sustain […]

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