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Freddie Mac Survey Shows Affordability Continues to Drive Purchase and Rental Decisions

2020-02-11T14:24:26-05:00

Renters and Homeowners Consider their Options Given Low Mortgage Rates

Key Findings:

  • An unprecedented number of renters (84%) believe renting is more affordable than owning, an all-time high for the survey and up 17 percentage points from February
Freddie Mac Survey Shows Affordability Continues to Drive Purchase and Rental Decisions2020-02-11T14:24:26-05:00

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES 2021 HUD BUDGET

2020-02-11T13:28:00-05:00

Budget preserves rental subsidies; increases homeless assistance and healthy housing

WASHINGTON – President Trump today announced the release of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget, “A Budget for America’s Future.” The FY21 budget seeks to provide the Department of Housing

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES 2021 HUD BUDGET2020-02-11T13:28:00-05:00

HUD AWARDS FUNDS TO BUILD 1,100 HOMES FOR LOW-INCOME SENIORS

2020-02-11T13:45:43-05:00

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $51 million in housing assistance to non-profit organizations across the country to finance more affordable housing construction, provide rental assistance, and facilitate supportive services delivery

HUD AWARDS FUNDS TO BUILD 1,100 HOMES FOR LOW-INCOME SENIORS2020-02-11T13:45:43-05:00

Ginnie Mae Executives to Discuss Housing Finance Reform and Counterparty Risk at Mortgage Bankers Association’s Independent Bankers Conference

2020-01-28T13:38:01-05:00

Ginnie Mae executives are scheduled to deliver presentations next week at the Mortgage Banker’s Association’s (MBA) Independent Mortgage Bankers conference updating the mortgage industry on the agency’s potential role in housing finance reform and its approach to counterparty risk management.

Ginnie Mae Executives to Discuss Housing Finance Reform and Counterparty Risk at Mortgage Bankers Association’s Independent Bankers Conference2020-01-28T13:38:01-05:00

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for December 2019

2020-01-28T13:16:48-05:00

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for December 2019, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities, and other investments.

Freddie Mac makes

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for December 20192020-01-28T13:16:48-05:00

SEC Charges Husband and Wife with Nearly $1 Billion Ponzi Scheme

2020-01-28T13:13:20-05:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a California-based couple with orchestrating a nearly billion-dollar Ponzi scheme involving alternative energy tax credits.

According to the SEC’s complaint, Jeffrey and Paulette Carpoff raised approximately $910 million from 17 investors between 2011 and 2018

SEC Charges Husband and Wife with Nearly $1 Billion Ponzi Scheme2020-01-28T13:13:20-05:00

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE BUS TOUR FOCUSED ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING

2020-01-28T12:52:48-05:00

Listening tour will highlight work of the White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced that the Department will lead a bus tour across the

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE BUS TOUR FOCUSED ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING2020-01-28T12:52:48-05:00

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON MAKES TWO MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW

2020-01-28T12:50:10-05:00

When speaking at the 2020 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the “Innovative Housing Showcase” in Washington,

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON MAKES TWO MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW2020-01-28T12:50:10-05:00