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 […]

May 14, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Housing Wire runs, “HUD:  Three bills will complete Obama refinancing initiative.” NASDAQ posts, “Refinancing Jumps Under HARP 2.0.” HUD awards more than $2M, $1M, $775K to Chicago, New Orleans and Arizona housing advocates to fight housing discrimination. Great Seneca Creek has been recognized as a LEED “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” school by the […]


Whitehouse.gov – By the Numbers: 237

By – Matt Compton Ed note:  This post was originally published at whitehouse.gov/blog. President Obama has been focused on making refinancing simpler for responsible homeowners since he took office, and in Nevada, where the President visted Friday, refinancing applications are up 237% since last November. It began in 2009 when the administration launched the Home […]