July 10, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

“Secretary Donovan discusses various plans to open up refinancing opportunities in Reno.” The Las Vegas Sun writes At La Raza Conference, Looking for Way Forward from Housing Crisis . The Wall Street Journal publishes Zillow: U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Drops To All-Time Low. “Nonprofits merger means for services for homeless,” San Francisco Chronicle. Bloomberg reports New York […]

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July 3, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

San Francisco Chronicle prints President Obama’s Mortgage Refinance Proposal for HARP 3.0 #MyRefi Goes Viral. MSN writes about several cities that reflect a housing recovery. The Gazette reports about $100,000 grant to help homeless veterans in Iowa. “Lawmakers approve bill meant to protect home owners,” The Press-Enterprise. Press Democrat publishes Affordable Housing Gets Boost in […]

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May 7, 2012

Caring for our Nation’s Veterans

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According to the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate of young male veterans returning from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars is at a startling 29 percent.  With statistics like this, it is crucial that we do everything we can to ensure we connect our veterans with jobs and decent, affordable housing. In a recent Washington Post Op-ed, […]

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April 27, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans honors President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for their leadership to end veteran homelessness. The Associated Press reports that the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes rose in March. American Indian communities look to tap renewable energy potential with federal seed money. Craigslist changes […]

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April 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Memphis Commercial Appeal editorializes, “planning with a bigger purpose.” HUD in conjunction with the DOT has awarded a $1.2M aerotropolis planning grant to the Greater Memphis Chamber. The Associated Press reports that the spring home-buying season is signaling recovery in U.S. housing market. BofA has initiated work with housing nonprofits to reach homeowners whose […]

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