NY state senator convicted in foreclosure embezzlement scheme

NY state senator convicted in foreclosure embezzlement scheme

Pay-offs, fraud and bribery marked Democrat senator’s tenure

Weiss Residential: Nearly half of homes in top markets losing value

"Here's where the next housing crash will start"

Small Texas bank winning big fight against CFPB

Court of Appeals upholds bank’s challenge to regulator
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The devil is in the mortgage finance reform details

On the bumpy road to a common securitization platform
It now seems all but certain that 2014 will end without any further progress on comprehensive mortgage finance legislation. But the coming months will offer little comfort for those who rooted for such a stalemate in hope of avoiding hard decisions about fundamental parts of the current system.
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House passes CFPB reform bill

Dramatic bureau overhaul goes to Senate
The Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act, sponsored by House Financial Services Committee member Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., passed on a largely party line vote Thursday evening.
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Congratulations, Mr. Watt — now lower the rent

Federal regulators urge funding for National Housing Trust Fund
Before Mel Watt could even get his name plate on the door as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, top federal regulators are already urging him to end contributions to the National Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
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