October 9, 2014

A Victory for a Fairer Housing Market

When we hear that a mother is on maternity leave, most of us smile and realize it’s a special time in that family’s life. But what HUD has found is that often banks hear something else—they hear something that in a steady stream of cases has led lenders to deny, stall or question the home […]

July 29, 2013

HUD Helps Moms Facing Lending Discrimination

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Buying a home and starting (or growing) a family should be among the most joyful moments of our lives. We often describe these experiences as fundamental parts of the American Dream. However, especially in the wake of the 2008 mortgage meltdown, many families have faced illegal discrimination in the mortgage market after welcoming a new […]

August 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

What’s the best cure for a case of the Mondays? Housing news, of course: HUD announced new investments in sustainable communities last week. MomsRising says John Trasvina, HUD’s assistant secretary for fair housing, is a superhero. New York is helping spur redevelopment by giving banks the power to take care of vacant and blighted houses. […]