Items Tagged with 'Brian Montgomery'


  • Housing industry calls on Senate to confirm Brian Montgomery as FHA commissioner

    Trade groups, companies, law firms, fair housing advocates join together
    It’s been nearly three months since the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee approved Brian Montgomery’s nomination to lead the Federal Housing Administration, but Montgomery’s name has not yet been put before the full Senate for a vote. That wait is more than enough for a consortium of housing industry power players.
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  • Senate Banking Committee approves Brian Montgomery to lead FHA

    Votes to send nomination to full Senate vote
    Brian Montgomery is now one step closer to leading the Federal Housing Administration for the second time. On Tuesday, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee advanced Montgomery’s nomination to serve as FHA commissioner by an 18-5 margin.
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  • MBA urges Senate Banking Committee to pass Brian Montgomery nomination to lead FHA

    "Consider his nomination as expeditiously as possible"
    Ahead of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the nomination of Brian Montgomery to lead the Federal Housing Administration, the Mortgage Bankers Association sent a letter to the committee, urging them pass the nomination. So far, Montgomery has already gained a lot of support in the industry, unlike some of Trump’s more controversial picks.
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  • Trump picks Brian Montgomery to lead FHA

    Industry calls for Senate to move quickly
    After months of speculation, President Donald Trump confirmed his decision to nominate Brian Montgomery as commissioner for the Federal Housing Administration. Now, the mortgage industry is urging the Senate to act fast on accepting the nomination.
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  • Trump rumored to tap Brian Montgomery to lead FHA

    Round two?
    President Donald Trump is reportedly going to tap Brian Montgomery to run the Federal Housing Administration. However, if accepted into the position, it will be Montgomery's second time as FHA commissioner. He previously held the job under Former President George W. Bush.
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  • Here's the shortlist for the real power position at HUD: deputy secretary

    Three names that should reassure those unsure of Carson's credentials
    The HUD secretary, like many other Cabinet positions, is the public face of the department — meeting with housing leaders around the country, listening to local concerns and celebrating milestones. Most of the day-to-day operations are handled by the deputy secretary, currently Nani Coloretti, who essentially serves as COO. These are the names of Coloretti's possible future replacement.
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  • HUD Challenged Over Alleged RESPA Violations

    A title insurer advocacy group has challenged the Department of Housing and Urban Development's practice of using preferred providers of closing and title services on HUD-owned foreclosed properties, saying this practice rings of "required use" and is therefore a violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
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