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Securing Foreclosure Protections for Veterans

This past week the United States Senate passed legislation designed to help protect military servicemembers, veterans, and their families from foreclosure. Sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island), the legislation was included as part of the larger banking regulation bill ...

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Tiny Homes Could Help the Homeless

Earlier this year, HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced an award of $2 billion in support of thousands of local housing and service programs across the U.S. This year’s installment of the annual HUD Continuum of Care grants will assist more ...

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Meritage, Operation Homefront Present Veteran Mortgage-Free Home

Operation Homefront and Meritage Homes Corporation recently presented a Dallas-area veteran and his family with a brand-new energy-efficient—and mortgage free—home. U.S. Army Specialist William Robbin received the keys to his new home at a ceremony in Northlake, Texas. This is ...

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Protection for Veterans

Senator Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) recently supported a law that was put into place offering veterans facing foreclosure a one-year moratorium under particular conditions, but the outpouring of encouragement from local veterans has moved him to consider drafting a new measure.

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Carrington Charitable Foundation Inaugural Gala Supports Veterans

Carrington Charitable Foundation, the nonprofit organization of The Carrington Companies, recently hosted its inaugural Gala at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, Connecticut against the backdrop of the Long Island Sound. The first annual event raised more than $500,000 to support Veterans returning from post-9/11 battlefields through CCF initiatives.

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Freddie Mac to Help North Carolina Veterans Buy Homes

Freddie Mac announced the company is teaming up with the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals and the Kingdom Community Development Corporation to hold the American Heroes Housing Fair and Open House on June 21 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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First Lady, VA Pledge to End Veteran Homelessness

First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the creation of the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness at an event at the White House. At the event, more than 75 mayors and county and state officials from across the country pledged they are committed to ending veteran homelessness in their communities.

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CFPB Recovers $1 Million for Veterans

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that servicemembers, veterans, and their families who complained to the bureau about financial products or services have recovered over $1 million. The report covers more than 14,000 complaints filed from July 21, 2011 through February 1, 2014.

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