Housing

U.S. consumer agency proposes rules for mortgage servicers

Reuters: U.S. consumer agency proposes rules for mortgage servicers

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What Makes a Renter vs. an Owner

Business Week: What Makes a Renter vs. an Owner

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U.S. housing policy: “Absolutely insane”

Salon: U.S. housing policy: “Absolutely insane”

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Washington area housing market sees recovery

The Washington Post: Washington area housing market sees recovery

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Housing Crisis Sees 1.5 Million Older Americans Lose Their Homes

Bloomberg Gusiness Week: Housing Crisis Sees 1.5 Million Older Americans Lose Their Homes

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For black Americans, financial damage from subprime implosion is likely to last

The Washington Post: For black Americans, financial damage from subprime implosion to last

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Renters will sacrifice to buy a home, study shows

CBS News: Renters will sacrifice to buy a home, study shows

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The Urban Policy Alert (June 27, 2012)

Policy Institute's Chanelle Hardy Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Truth in Lending

This week, Chanelle Hardy testified on the impact of Truth in Lending Act violations before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity. In her testimony Ms. Hardy called the current mortgage disclosure rules “confusing and misleading” and said they had played a role in the current mortgage crisis.
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A Voice on the Hill for Homeowners

The Washington Post: A Voice on the Hill for Homeowners

The campaign goal: “Every American lives in safe, decent, affordable and energy efficient housing on fair terms!”  Join a community that is well informed on housing issues in the news. See the links below and Get Empowered Now.

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National Urban League Policy Institute Applauds Proposal to Simplify Mortgage Disclosures

Pamela Rucker Springs
6/21/2012

National Urban League Policy Institute Applauds Proposal to Simplify Mortgage Disclosures

Misleading and Inaccurate Information Helped Fuel Current Mortgage Crisis

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