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Forbearance Activity Begins to Tick Upward

The economic recovery that has occurred since the pandemic began has been nothing short of amazing, but the latest data shows that forbearance activity is beginning to pick up.  According to Black Knight’s McDash Flash daily mortgage performance dataset, which ...

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Rents Increase by Double Digits for Sixth Month

The streak continues: as affordability concerns begin to price some buyers out of the purchase market, the latest data from the rental market shows that tenants are experiencing double-digit rent hikes as well.  According to Realtor.com’s year-end Monthly Rental Report, December saw rents increase for the sixth month in ...

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HUD Awards $83 Million to Native Communities

As part of the Biden Administrations commitment to deliver equitable COVID-19 relief to tribal communities, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced another disbursement of American Rescue Plan funds to 74 Tribal communities totaling $83 million.  The awards, which are funded through the Indian Community Block Grants of the American Rescue ...

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Practicing Law as a Digital Nomad

The global health crisis spurred the legal field to embrace digital processes out of necessity. Attorney Michelle Garcia Gilbert asks “Where do we go from here?”

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Borrower Defenses 2022

When it comes to foreclosures, what types of legal defenses should be expected? Legal League 100 Chair Stephen M. Hladik details the challenges that lie ahead for servicers and their attorney partners.

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Finding a Path to Resolution

Some borrowers exiting forbearance are turning to Chapter 13 bankruptcy to save their homes. Attorney Alan S. Wolf explains why forbearance doesn’t always play well with bankruptcy.

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FHFA Finalizes GSE’s Housing Goals

To meet its goal of supporting equitable access to housing opportunities nationwide, the FHFA has issued its single-family and multi-family housing goals and subgoals for 2022-2024.

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