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4 September 2013
Older Americans have the AARP to advocate on their behalf.Now, a group of housing industry veterans has launched a similar organization with the stated goal of looking out for the interests of homeowners.
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6 August 2013
Thirty-year mortgages will still be around, but will likely be a bit more expensive under the proposal President Obama laid out today for replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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17 July 2013
Yesterday's Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as the undisputed head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) not only solidifies his status, but that of the bureau itself and the actions it has taken over the past two years.
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3 April 2013
The Obama administration is working to boost mortgage lending to borrowers with less-than-perfect credit, using a coordinated effort among federal agencies and lenders, the Washington Post is reporting.
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19 March 2013
A group of state attorneys general are calling for the replacement of Federal Housing Finance Agency head Edward DeMarco, saying his refusal to allow mortgage principle reductions is unduly prolonging the foreclosure crisis.
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26 February 2013
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be totally eliminated to make room for an expanded role for private capital in the U.S.mortgage market, under a plan released today by a major centrist think tank.
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14 February 2013
Foreclosure starts have fallen to their lowest level in six-and-a-half years, after new regulations in California sharply reduced foreclosure actions there.
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2 January 2013
Two tax protections for mortgage borrowers were extended for at least another year as part of the fiscal cliff agreement approved by Congress, while the mortgage interest deduction itself went untouched.
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