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HUD Makes New Effort Pushing Energy-Savings Upgrades

As energy prices climb, much like everything else recently, the Biden Administration announced through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that new measures are being put in place to help families served by HUD go green and install solar ...

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Fed Increases Interest Rate by 75 Basis Points

On March 14-15, 2020, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) held an emergency meeting in light of the then-blossoming pandemic to cut rates by a 100 basis points to a rate of 0-0.25%.  But now, in light of ...

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Rep. Hill Calls for Increased GSE Oversight From FHFA

The ranking Member of the Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee on the House Financial Services Committee, as well as nine other Republican committee members, drafted a letter urging further oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activities.

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FHFA Office to Focus on Fintech

By founding the Office of Financial Technology, the Agency will address emerging risks related to the adoption and deployment of financial technology in housing finance.

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Forbearance Data: Exits, Results & More

MBA reports the overall forbearance rate in June nearly plateaued, with just a four-basis-point month-over-month decline, as approximately 405,000 homeowners in the U.S. remain in forbearance plans.

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