Items Tagged with 'State of the Union'


  • Housing industry applauds Trump’s State of the Union address

    But will the booming economy solve housing affordability issues?
    As expected, the president touched on topics such as recently passed tax reform and the ongoing immigration debate in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Housing experts applauded the president’s speech, but one pointed out that while Trump’s claimed the economy is booming, low levels of affordability and rising home prices continue to plague the housing market.
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  • Could HUD Secretary Julián Castro become president after the SOTU address?

    The State of the Union 'designated survivor'
    There is a chance that tomorrow Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro could be the president of the United States of America. While we hope the chances of this happening are incredibly slim (considering the doomsday scenario that would precipitate it) millions of Americans are desperately clinging to a one in 292.2 million chance that they could score the Powerball jackpot, so anything is possible.
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  • For the POTUS, housing doesn't make the cut

    What happened to GSE reform, Mr. President?
    Often, it's what a person doesn't say that matters most. And while the President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night touched on many expected topics -- it was one expected topic that President Obama chose not to discuss that most caught our attention at HousingWire.
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  • LIVE BLOG: State of the Union

    A trade media 1st, and a chance to see if Obama talks housing
    HW will be live blogging tonight's State of the Union address from Barack Obama. You know you want to join in the fun.
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