Monthly Archives: March 2019

Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Presidential Memorandum Initiating Housing Reform

2019-03-28T14:10:19-04:00

Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on President Trump signing an executive memorandum designed to initiate reform of the housing finance system:

“MBA applauds President Trump and the Administration for fashioning a memorandum

Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Presidential Memorandum Initiating Housing Reform2019-03-28T14:10:19-04:00

HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA HOUSING PROVIDERS RESOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FAMILY

2019-03-28T14:05:10-04:00

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement with a Modesto, California, rental property owner and his management company, Tri-Tal Realty, resolving allegations that they refused to rent a unit

HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA HOUSING PROVIDERS RESOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FAMILY2019-03-28T14:05:10-04:00

HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination Over Company’s Targeted Advertising Practices

2019-03-28T10:44:06-04:00

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging Facebook with violating the Fair Housing Act by encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform. Read HUD’s Charge against Facebook.

Today’s action

HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination Over Company’s Targeted Advertising Practices2019-03-28T10:44:06-04:00

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

2019-03-27T16:08:18-04:00

Mortgage applications increased 8.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 22, 2019.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 8.9

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey2019-03-27T16:08:18-04:00

NAR Pushes for Bipartisan Congressional Action as GSE Reform Conversations Intensify

2019-03-27T15:52:29-04:00

The National Association of Realtors® continued its push to drive Government Sponsored Entity reform as President-Elect Vince Malta testified before the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday morning. The hearing comes after Chairman Mike Crapo unveiled an outline for GSE reform

NAR Pushes for Bipartisan Congressional Action as GSE Reform Conversations Intensify2019-03-27T15:52:29-04:00

Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies for Homeowners Affected by the Spring Flooding

2019-03-27T15:45:49-04:00

Freddie Mac today reminded mortgage servicers of its disaster relief policies for borrowers who have been affected by the spring flooding in the Midwest. Freddie Mac’s disaster relief options are available to borrowers whose

Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies for Homeowners Affected by the Spring Flooding2019-03-27T15:45:49-04:00

Realtor.com® Launches New ‘Price Perfect’ Tool to Help Buyers Find Specific Homes That Match Their Needs

2019-03-27T15:43:17-04:00

Realtor.com®, the Home of Home Search℠, today announced a new feature that equips this spring’s home buyers with a deeper understanding of their buying power by providing a tool that allows them to add or subtract the

Realtor.com® Launches New ‘Price Perfect’ Tool to Help Buyers Find Specific Homes That Match Their Needs2019-03-27T15:43:17-04:00