June 20, 2012

HUD Secretary Donovan in South Florida: Homeowners Need More Help

Last Friday, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan joined U.S. Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-23) to host a refinance roundtable discussion centered on President Obama’s recently announced proposal to help responsible homeowners who have been underwater on their mortgage take advantage of refinancing at historically low interest rates. In May, President Obama asked […]

August 15, 2011

Press highlights call for ideas to strengthen rental market using foreclosures

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In case you missed it, last week HUD joined  the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Treasury to announce that the three agencies will explore using government-owned foreclosed properties to bolster the nation’s rental market. The three agencies on Wednesday released official Request for Information, which solicits outside ideas on how to turn the government’s […]

July 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s been a busy week here at HUD and we apologize for the lack of a round-up these past few days, but we’re back at it before the holiday weekend. In the latest housing scorecard (which you can find here), we’re seeing the Obama Administration’s efforts to help homeowners pay off. HUD recently announced new […]