June 20, 2011

When good credit and income are not enough

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You have the income. You have the credit score. And you are having a baby. When getting a home loan, being pregnant shouldn’t be a factor, right? Well, for some lenders it is. Some mortgage lenders deny credit to borrowers because of a pregnancy or maternity leave. It’s called pregnancy discrimination, and it’s a violation […]

June 8, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s hump day and we are plugging away here at HUD, below are some of the stories we saw in the world of housing news: Assistant HUD Secretary John Transvina says stopping pregnancy discrimination is an important part of the department’s commitment to end discrimination in housing altogether. The Global Green Millennium awards drew celebrities […]