Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

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Flood insurance rate hike delay becomes law

WH signs measure to continue flood insurance subsidies
Trey Garrison
The White House signed into law comprehensive legislation designed to delay planned rate hikes for flood insurance originally designed to reform the National Flood Insurance Program.
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Flood insurance rate hike delay passes House

House, Senate bills go to conference committee
Trey Garrison
The House on Tuesday evening passed a bill that would delay flood insurance rate hikes and derail reform efforts passed just two years ago with the Biggert-Waters act.
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House vote could sink flood program in sea of red ink

Reformists don't want to push NFIP further underwater
Trey Garrison
A reform group wants the House to reject a move that weakens the National Flood Insurance Program by preserving subsidies regardless of need at the expense of the American taxpayer.
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