Bank of America reportedly reaches $17 billion RMBS settlement

KBRA: More smoke than fire in Ocwen’s restated earnings

Cautions that MSR transactions could see more regulatory scrutiny

Truth is, those recent housing numbers aren't so shiny

Housing starts? More like housing stops, amirite?

Items Tagged with 'Military'


CFPB obtains $92M for predatory lending scheme

Service members given false promises
Brena Swanson
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained approximately $92 million in debt relief for about 17,000 U.S. service members and other consumers harmed by Colfax Capital Corporation and Culver Capital.
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HUD, VA give more vouchers to help veterans

HousingWire Staff
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs started a third round of HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing funding, bringing the total amount of vouchers supplied through HUD-VASH to 58,250.
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Defense credit unions prepare for government shutdown

Establish processes to help servicemembers, civilian military
HousingWire Staff
Defense credit unions are working to ensure support programs are available for servicemembers and civilian military staff who may be impacted by a government shut-down.
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$1.8 million grant helps veterans find housing

Nonprofit works to connect veterans with benefits
A nonprofit in Washington state received a $1.8 million grant to help veterans on the brink of homelessness find stable housing. The goal is to aid 240 veterans in the Tacoma area.
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Housing nonprofits march in step with returning soldiers

Megan Hopkins
As U.S. military operations subside overseas, more young men and women are returning home and looking for housing.Such a search could prove difficult after time overseas,...
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Awful early to make predictions on bill to extend debt relief

Jessica Huseman
There is some buzzing around Capitol Hill Friday on the impending expiration of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007. For those of you unfamiliar,...
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Congress approves payroll tax cut extension through 2012

Andrew Scoggin
A payroll tax cut and jobless benefits measure passed both the House and Senate Friday after lawmakers reached a compromise earlier this week.The House voted 293-132...
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DocMagic Provides New 'Sergeant Doc' Bunny to Thousands of Children

HousingWire Staff
DocMagic, Inc., an industry provider of automated loan document production and compliance solutions, said that earlier this year it had teamed with the 315th U.S. Army...
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Obama's win tied to home price declines, foreclosures

Paul Jackson
The OC Register's Jon Lansner has a great post up this morning that looks at the states Obama carried versus McCain, and the relative price declines and foreclosures in each, using data from First American CoreLogic. In total, he suggests that states representing nearly 80 percent of the nation's foreclosure mess went to Obama: Obama
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Obama's Plan: Fraud Prevention, Bankruptcy Reform

Diana Golobay
Illinois Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's proposal to fix the housing market is a four-pronged plan to "protect homeownership and crack down on mortgage fraud," according to his campaign Web site.
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