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The Hill
Ben Carson: We're changing HUD from a bureaucracy to an efficient organizationare simultaneously loosening restrictions on certain types of housing, like con
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
are simultaneously loosening restrictions on certain types of housing, like condominiums, that are eligible for Federal Housing Administration assistance, with an eye to first-time homebuyers and millennials. Rethink American... Read more
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Fortune
Blacks and Latinos Will Be Broke in a Few DecadesCrow era contribute to this growing divide. For instance, just 2% of the heavil
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Crow era contribute to this growing divide. For instance, just 2% of the heavily subsidized mortgages made available by the Federal Housing Administration in the 30 years following the Great Depression went to non-white households. Homes are the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Are you entitled to defer your mortgage payments after Irma?Look up Freddie Mac loans: https://ww3.freddiemac.com/loanlookup/ Brown said h
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
Look up Freddie Mac loans: https://ww3.freddiemac.com/loanlookup/ Brown said homeowners who have loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration are also eligible for relief. These loans are commonly known as FHA loans. If you qualify for... Read more
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Business Wire
Stearns Digital Offers a Complete Mobile Mortgage ExperienceAffairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and i
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707.... Read more
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Market Watch
Retiring and want to stay in your home? Here are your optionsDevelopment recently announced it was changing the program on reverse mortgages
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Development recently announced it was changing the program on reverse mortgages to reduce the risk it presents to the government and taxpayers (the department’s Federal Housing Administration covers the losses on these loans). More from Market... Read more
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Newsmax
Presidential Powers Pose a Problem for MarketsUrban Development just announced a tightening of rules for reverse mortgages. B
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
Urban Development just announced a tightening of rules for reverse mortgages. By requiring bigger upfront fees paid to the Federal Housing Administration that insures the loans and by reducing loans for new borrowers, the government believes the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harvey makes Trump rethink draining swamp at key housing agencyefforts. Last week, the agency put in place a 90-day moratorium on foreclosure
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
efforts. Last week, the agency put in place a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures in the region for mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration, which is part of HUD. There are about 200,000 FHA-insured homeowners living in counties hit... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
More seniors are taking loans against their homes - and it�s costing them2017. That�s more than double the number the year before. Losses in the senior
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
2017. That�s more than double the number the year before. Losses in the senior mortgage program have been a drain on the Federal Housing Administration�s mortgage insurance fund that supports all single-family loan programs, including traditional... Read more
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The Seattle Times
As prices rise, mortgage lenders are making it easier to buy a houseto require 20 percent down for many mortgages. For a low-down-payment option,
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
to require 20 percent down for many mortgages. For a low-down-payment option, borrowers usually had to turn to the Federal Housing Administration, which allows 3.5 percent down, but requires costly mortgage insurance for the life of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
How Tom Selleck helped a reverse mortgage lender rise to the topshe takes out the loan — can live in the home as long as he or she wants. That
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
she takes out the loan — can live in the home as long as he or she wants. That holds true even if the debt (insured by the Federal Housing Administration) exceeds the home’s value. But make no mistake, run afoul of the terms of either mortgage... Read more
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The Hill
Fed Chair Yellen takes premature victory lap with latest speecheasing (QE) asset purchases and the low down payments and lax debt-to-income ra
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
easing (QE) asset purchases and the low down payments and lax debt-to-income ratios allowed on mortgages guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have already propelled housing markets deep into boom territory.... Read more
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Market Watch
Read this before getting a reverse mortgageor older that allow them to tap the equity in their home. The loans are origina
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
or older that allow them to tap the equity in their home. The loans are originated by private lenders and insured by the Federal Housing Administration, a part of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. They are called reverse... Read more
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Slate
It’s Convenient—and Wrong—to Blame Houston’s Lack of Zoning Laws for Harvey’s Destructioncourse. Since 2010, more than 7,000 Harris County homes have been built in the
Slate / Posted 20 days ago
course. Since 2010, more than 7,000 Harris County homes have been built in the 100-year flood zone, where homeowners with Federal Housing Administration–backed mortgages must buy flood insurance. Meanwhile, flood insurance coverage is dropping... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Harvey is subsiding, but for the tens of thousands driven from their homes the financial toll is just beginningand 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage le
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
and 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage lenders Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) are offering some relief for homeowners affected by Harvey, forbearing mortgage payments... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Harvey is subsiding, but for the tens of thousands driven from their homes the financial toll is just beginningand 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage le
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
and 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage lenders Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) are offering some relief for homeowners affected by Harvey, forbearing mortgage payments... Read more
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Business Insider
Harvey is subsiding, but for the tens of thousands driven from their homes the financial toll is just beginningand 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage le
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
and 45,000 could become "seriously delinquent" within four months. Mortgage lenders Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) are offering some relief for homeowners affected by Harvey, forbearing mortgage... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Fannie, Freddie Announce Harvey-Related Mortgage Reliefflooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Homeowners with mortgages owned or guaran
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Homeowners with mortgages owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or the Federal Housing Administration qualify for relief on properties located within a "FEMA-declared disaster area that are... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why seniors should think twice before choosing a reverse mortgageat CEI, a Brunswick-based agency that provides the free, unbiased consumer coun
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
at CEI, a Brunswick-based agency that provides the free, unbiased consumer counseling and support now required by the Federal Housing Administration for all who apply for a reverse mortgage. “A reverse mortgage is a financial tool,” Thomas... Read more
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Market Watch
Trump administration plans to hike premiums, put new limits on reverse mortgagesbut will affect those who take out new loans. Some 650,000 borrowers have outst
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
but will affect those who take out new loans. Some 650,000 borrowers have outstanding reverse loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration, which is part of HUD. Most new borrowers will pay bigger premiums upfront but lower ones over... Read more
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FOX Business
Hurricane Harvey: Homes destroyed, owners left with few optionsfinancial relief, which is often taken on a case by case basis. Mortgage In t
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
financial relief, which is often taken on a case by case basis. Mortgage In the wake of a declared natural disaster, the Federal Housing Administration may issue a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures. The agency announced on Tuesday it would make... Read more
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FOX Business
Hurricane Harvey: Homes destroyed, owners left with few optionsfinancial relief, which is often taken on a case by case basis. Mortgage In t
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
financial relief, which is often taken on a case by case basis. Mortgage In the wake of a declared natural disaster, the Federal Housing Administration may issue a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures. The agency announced on Tuesday it would make... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall'; What a U.S. government shutdown would look likeAdministration (SBA) was unable to process about 700 applications for $140 mill
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Administration (SBA) was unable to process about 700 applications for $140 million in small business loans, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was unable to process over 500 applications for loans to develop, rehabilitate, or... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump is threatening a government shutdown; here’s what that looks likeAdministration (SBA) was unable to process about 700 applications for $140 mill
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Administration (SBA) was unable to process about 700 applications for $140 million in small business loans, and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was unable to process over 500 applications for loans to develop, rehabilitate, or... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Yellen: "Financial Stability a Decade after the Onset of the Crisis"of the risk associated with mortgage lending; changes in practices at the gover
Calculated Risk / Posted 26 days ago
of the risk associated with mortgage lending; changes in practices at the government-sponsored enterprises and the Federal Housing Administration; changes in technology that may be contributing to entry by nonbank lenders; changes in... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
AFFORDABLE HOME LOTTERYAcacia home project. The city has since modified the affordable housing requir
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
Acacia home project. The city has since modified the affordable housing requirement for new developments to base it on the Federal Housing Administration loan cap for the area that is now at $360,000. Manteca and Lathrop do not require affordable... Read more
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Business Wire
Biniam Gebre, Public Sector Transformation Expert, to Lead Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting Groupand Public Sector practices. Before joining Oliver Wyman, Gebre was Acting Assi
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
and Public Sector practices. Before joining Oliver Wyman, Gebre was Acting Assistant Secretary and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he led the... Read more
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New York Magazine
Is Anybody Home at Ben Carson’s HUD?rental-voucher program, which serves more than 2 million families; it has subsi
New York Magazine / Posted 29 days ago
rental-voucher program, which serves more than 2 million families; it has subsidized tens of millions of mortgages via the Federal Housing Administration; and, through various block grants, it funds an array of community-uplift initiatives. It is... Read more

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