August 7, 2013

Strengthening the Middle Class for African Americans Through Housing

Crossed posted from WhiteHouse.gov It wasn’t that long ago that our housing market was in a free-fall – in fact, most of us know somebody in our family or circle of friends who was in danger of losing a home, were foreclosed on, or who had to do a short sale on their property. In […]

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June 28, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Atlantic runs, how the feds are building more sustainable cities. “President Barack Obama has said expanding HARP will make cheaper credit available to more homeowners with mortgage rates near record lows,” Bloomberg. USA Today prints, thirty-year mortgage rate stays at record low 3.66%. The Boston Globe commends Somerville woman for work with the homeless. […]

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December 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: the nation’s first energy-efficient log cabin in Penwater, MI.   The Washington Posts’ Mark Zandi argues that aggressive intervention by the FHA saved the housing market and the economy from a much darker fate. Los Angeles County is one of five places across the country selected for HUD’s “Section 3 Business Registry” […]

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