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Author Archives: Phil Hall

Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of nine books, the host of the award-winning SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the award-winning WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog and Profit Confidential. His real estate finance writing has been published in the ABA Banking Journal, Secondary Marketing Executive, Servicing Management, MortgageOrb, Progress in Lending, National Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional America, Canadian Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional News, Mortgage Broker News and HousingWire.

Kraninger Resigns as CFPB Director

Kraninger served as the Bureau's leader since December 2018. Here’s what her departure means, and what potentially what to expect from President Biden’s CFPB director nominee, Rohit Chopra.

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Natural Disaster Risk at Center of New FHFA RFI

As FHFA notes, natural disasters could result in increased delinquency rates, default rates, credit losses, credit-related expenses, and loan loss frequency and severity.” The FHFA will accept feedback for its RFI through April 19.

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California Housing Market Ends 2020 on a High Note

Despite a myriad of obstacles stemming from two pandemic-induced lockdowns and a problematic economy that forced many residents and businesses to leave the state, California's housing market closed 2020 with a vibrant sales rate and a fifth record-high median price ...

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