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New York Times: Lew Unveils Small Steps to Augment Loan Modification Program

The Obama administration will take further steps to ease foreclosures, rising rents and scarce mortgages, Jacob J.

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Kicking off in urban cities around the nation, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) will host a series of homeowner mortgage refinance events as part of the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).
 
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Could New Bill Jeopardize Black Home Ownership?

A proposed bill could potentially impact two federal programs geared toward home ownership.

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Civil Rights and Education Groups Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
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The Norwalk Reflector: Home Buying Experience Differs Among Races


Blacks and Hispanics are much more likely than whites to have their mortgage application denied.

Does race really play a role in whether or not a person can obtain a mortgage? To some degree, it can – but not for the outwardly discriminatory reasons one might assume, according to real estate firm Zillow.

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School systems around the country are implementing new learning standards designed to ensure that all children graduate high school with the skills they need to be ready to succeed in college or careers.

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