HUD Press Releases
- Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:07:04 +0000: HUD, New Jersey Mortgage Company Settle Complaint Alleging Lending Discrimination Against Applicants Collecting Disability Income – HUD Press Releases
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.
- Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:07:06 +0000: HUD Releases July Housing Scorecard – HUD Press Releases
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. This month’s Housing Scorecard also features a spotlight on the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area (Philadelphia MSA). While this scorecard notes positive overall trends in the housing market, officials caution that more work needs to be done as the economy recovers from the Great Recession. The full Housing Scorecard is available online.
- Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:07:05 +0000: HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Reach Agreement to Improve Job Opportunities for Low-Income Residents – HUD Press Releases
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached a Voluntary Compliance Agreement with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), resolving HUD findings the housing authority failed to comply with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. HACM agreed to change its hiring and contracting practices to increase hiring of public housing and other low-income residents, as well as contracting with businesses that employ low-income persons.
- Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:38:00 +0000: Manhattan real estate prices hitting new records – All HW content
Prices for previously owned Manhattan condominiums rose to a record last month even as an increase in the supply of units eased competition among buyers.