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Waters: FHA ‘Acted in Haste’ on Distressed Assets Program

Maxine Waters, Congresswoman and Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee,  said the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) “acted in haste” in its creation of the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP), according to a statement from the Committee.  The Committee said ...

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Two Bills Approved to Reform, Reauthorize NFIP

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The House Financial Services Committee unanimously approved a markup of eight bills  this week aimed to make homeownership more affordable and sustainable, including two bills to reform and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Among the bills approved were ...

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Waters Asks How Financial Industry Is Softening Shutdown Impact

Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, called on the heads of financial services industry trade associations and credit reporting agencies to describe how they are working to help consumers affected by the shutdown. Here’s more on the letter she wrote.

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New Faces in Housing Regulation

It has been a busy week in Washington, D.C., with new appointments and nominations that could directly and indirectly impact the housing industry. Click through for the details.

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Waters Introduces Bill Targeting Big Banks

On Wednesday Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-California) issued a warning to big banks in the form of a new bill that if made into law would allow regulators to break up mega banks that have a record of repeated customer complaints.

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