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Uniting to Combat the Racial Divide in Housing

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To address and reduce the racial gap between in home ownership and wealth-building, the Urban Institute and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank) have committed $1.5 million to a new program called “Racial Equity Accelerator for Homeownership” which will “develop and incubate innovations in housing finance, including underwriting and financial technology.”  "The ...

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In Times of Emergency

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Natural disasters had a significant impact on the mortgage and real estate industry over the past year. Here's why FEMA recently reversed an existing policy regarding the National Flood Insurance Program and why it’s important during the ongoing government shutdown.

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A Closer Look at Hispanic Homeownership

In this video spotlight, expert panels share their perspectives on the challenges faced by Hispanic Americans in areas of homeownership, savings and investments, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Negative Equity and Serious Delinquencies Slide

The market is recovering, and delinquencies are poised to drop again after a spike in the first quarter of the year, according to a report. Here's a breakdown of the quarter over quarter performance of delinquencies and foreclosure rates.

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