HUD, VA, and USICH Announce 33% Drop in Veteran Homelessness Since 2010

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S.

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HUD, VA, and USICH Announce 33% Drop in Veteran Homelessness Since 2010

FHA to Eliminate "Post Payment" Interest Charges

WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that borrowers who prepay their FHA-insured mortgages will not have to make interest payments beyond the date their mortgage is paid in full. FHA’s rule, Handling Prepayments: Eliminating Post-Payment Interest Charges, applies for FHA-insured mortgages closed on or after January 21, 2015. This rule explicitly prohibits lenders from charging borrowers post settlement interest, which is broadly defined as a “prepayment penalty” by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), for all FHA Single Family mortgage products and programs.

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HUD, Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales In July

WASHINGTON – Sales of new single-family houses in July 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S.

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HUD, New Jersey Mortgage Company Settle Complaint Alleging Lending Discrimination Against Applicants Collecting Disability Income

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a national residential mortgage lender based in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, will pay $104,000 to settle allegations that it discriminated against loan applicants with disabilities by requiring them to provide medical or other documentation regarding their disability.

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HUD, New Jersey Mortgage Company Settle Complaint Alleging Lending Discrimination Against Applicants Collecting Disability Income

HUD, VA Announce Vouchers to Help Nearly 1,000 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

WASHINGTON – The U.S.

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HUD, VA Announce Vouchers to Help Nearly 1,000 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

Julian Castro Sworn in as Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

WASHINGTON – Today Julian Castro was sworn in as the 16th Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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HUD, New Hampshire Landlords Settle Allegations of Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victim

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HUD, New Hampshire Landlords Settle Allegations of Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victim

Fact Sheet: National Disaster Resilience Competition

The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (PL 113-2) included Community Development Block Grant funds for disaster recovery (CDBG-DR) from major disasters declared under the Stafford Act (42 U.S.C.

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Fact Sheet: National Disaster Resilience Competition

HUD Provides Additional $31 Million to Help Illinois Recover from Severe 2013 Storms

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HUD Releases July Housing Scorecard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released the July edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard-a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. The latest data show progress among key indicators, including rebound in the sale of existing homes and the continuing downward trend of foreclosure starts and completions.

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