Kelsey Ramírez

Kelsey Ramírez

Kelsey Ramírez is a Reporter at HousingWire. Ramírez is a journalism graduate of University of Texas at Arlington. Ramírez previously covered hard issues such as homelessness and domestic violence and began at HousingWire as an Editorial Assistant.

ARTICLES

  • Trump makes health care more affordable for small businesses

    Housing industry applauds new rule
    Tuesday, the Department of Labor announced a new rule that experts in the housing industry say will make health care more affordable for small businesses. The department announced a new rule that will change the definition of employer to include working owners for Association Health Plans.
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  • Climate change threatens more than 300,000 coastal homes

    Impact could be staggering over next 30 years
    The sea level is rising, and now experts are predicting the impact on coastal homes in the U.S. could be staggering within the next 30 years. The new research shows about 311,000 homes could be flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years due to swelling oceans.
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  • Is Kathy Kraninger the CFPB’s next great director?

    Or a ploy to keep Mulvaney at the helm?
    After hearing the news that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Office of Budget and Management Deputy Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the CFPB, several experts began to roll out the welcome mat or criticize the administration’s choice. Is she the next great director for the agency, or just a ploy to keep Mulvaney at the helm?
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  • Waters introduces bill to increase FHFA foreclosure oversight

    Seeks to increase oversight of Fannie, Freddie loans
    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters, D-Calif., introduced a new bill that would increase oversight for mortgage servicers who work with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Waters explained borrowers can’t choose their servicer so it’s especially important that Congress provide strong protections to prevent servicers from taking advantage of borrowers and to protect borrowers from foreclosure.
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  • #TimesUp for real estate investor Sam Zell

    When is enough, enough?
    I’ve seen all the latest updates on the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, yet it somehow manages to shock me each time I hear of something new happening. On a recent National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts panel, real estate investor Sam Zell made some shocking comments. So when is enough going to be enough?
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  • Expert: Fed will cut interest rates in 2020

    But expect 4 more rate hikes before then
    Most experts are expecting a total of four rate hikes in 2018, followed by two or three more in 2019. In 2020, however, that could all change. One expert predicted that not only could the economy slow, but the Fed will even cut interest rates in 2020.
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