Items Tagged with 'State of the Union Address'


  • President Obama: No more housing initiatives

    Middle class focus and praise for increased regulation

    "We believed that sensible regulations could prevent another crisis, shield families from ruin, and encourage fair competition. Today, we have new tools to stop taxpayer-funded bailouts, and a new consumer watchdog to protect us from predatory lending and abusive credit card practices."

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  • Is Obama even going to talk about housing reform tonight?

    Don't get your hopes up ...
    Whenever President Obama gives a major speech – such as tonight’s State of the Union address – housing analysts wonder if this will be the year when the president finally puts housing and mortgage finance issues center stage, declaring bold and brave new initiatives on the housing front. But don't get your hopes up. It remains one of the more ignored issues of our time.
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