The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) plans to close sixteen field offices.
Thirty Republican senators are pressing the Obama administration to scrap its controversial guidance for clarifying convoluted oversight of wetlands and other water resources as U.S. EPA prepares to take up a rulemaking on the issue.
As Congress pursues comprehensive tax reform it should focus on doing no harm to housing and America’s 75 million homeowners by maintaining current tax laws for homeownership and real estate investment, the National Association of Realtors® said in testimony today.
NAR President Gary Thomas talks about strengthening FHA while maintaining its mission of helping households become home owners during good times and bad.
NAR is working to protect the many long-standing tax incentives to home and property ownership.
NAR President Gary Thomas testified this week about the importance of the FHA mortgage insurance program.
FHA may need $943 million from the Treasury to hold 30 years' worth of reserves.
Growing student debt will impact the ability of consumers to access mortgage credit, particularly first time homebuyers.
NAR wrote a letter to the EPA about lead paint hazard regulation in public and commercial buildings following renovations and remodeling activities.
The FHA has taken a number of significant steps to mitigate risk and increase the solvency and strength of the mortgage-insurance fund.