The House and Senate both passed budget resolutions and are now negotiating the differences between the two budget resolutions. The House and Senate budgets have some major differences, particularly around defense spending. The implications for housing in budget reconciliation could be far-reaching, depending on what tax, spending or other provisions individual committees address.
HUD Secretary Tells Realtors® FHA is Exploring Alternative Credit Scoring Models to Expand Mortgage Access
WASHINGTON (April 1, 2015) – A diverse group of housing industry stakeholders participated in a credit access symposium today to discuss how alternative credit scoring models could expand access to mortgage credit for responsible borrowers who may have thin credit histories or extenuating circumstances like medical debts.
On Friday, March 20, 2015, the Urban League of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, VA) hosted a book signing and reception to celebrate the publication of “The History of the Urban League of Hampton Roads” written by Dr. Curtis T. Langley, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Urban Affairs from Norfolk State University. Read more »
Nonprofits Help Dallas’ Poor Offset Regressive Transportation Costs
When Tammy Carson Johnson was broke and unemployed several years ago, making it to job interviews often depended on whether she could scrounge together $5 for a daily Dallas Area Rapid Transit pass. Read more »