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Helping Americans Keep Their Homes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced a grant for housing counseling that will help 1 million households find housing, make more informed choices, and keep their current homes. Here’s what the grant entails.

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DS News September: Making a Case for D&I

The September print edition of DS News makes a business case for Diversity and Inclusion and perspectives on the state of D&I in the U.S. housing industry. Click through for an exclusive peek at what’s inside our latest edition.

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What’s Causing an Uptick in Foreclosure Starts?

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Even as delinquencies are charting at their lowest level since March 2006, a report found that foreclosure starts had risen in July, especially in certain areas around the country.

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The Housing Market Crash: A Retrospective

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The lingering effects of the Great Recession on borrowing is most evident in the mortgage sector, according to a new report looking at the effect of the financial crisis on consumer access to credit and the mortgage industry.

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Florida: The Only State to Post Increased Delinquencies

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The Sunshine State is still feeling the impact of last year’s hurricanes, according to a report. But which Rocky Mountain State posted the least number of delinquencies?

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Delinquencies Remain Low But Household Debt Rises

Household debt rose to record highs according to the quarterly household debt and credit report released by the New York Fed. What is the share of mortgages in this increasing debt?

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FHA Provides Relief to Hurricane-Affected Homeowners

An updated policy on default and foreclosure for FHA loans is aimed at helping struggling borrowers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Island impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. See what the FHA said to mortgage servicers and lenders about this policy.

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Courts Address Condo Laws, But Questions Remain

A pair of recent court rulings sought to address lingering questions in the arena of Illinois condo foreclosure law, but seemingly contradictory sets of guidance have left stakeholders in need of further clarification.

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Technical Error Led to Foreclosures, Says Wells Fargo

In its quarterly filing, the bank admitted to how a computer error caused more than 600 customers to be denied or not being offered loan modifications despite being qualified for them, leading to foreclosures for around 400 borrowers.

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