Items Tagged with 'Depart of Housing and Urban Development'


  • Democrats to Carson: Reinstate FHA mortgage insurance premium cut

    Cut originally suspended back in January
    A group of congressional Democrats sent a letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Monday, urging him to reinstate the previously scheduled cut to Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance premiums. News about FHA mortgage insurance premiums shocked the market back in January since it was one of President Donald Trump’s first orders of business. However, now in July, the suspension still stands.
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  • [Video] Here's Julián Castro's final farewell speech to HUD

    Offers three pieces of advice
    Appearing for the last time as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Julián Castro began his farewell speech to HUD employees in typical Texas fashion, with a "y’all." The White House tapped Castro back in June 2014 to replace outgoing HUD secretary Shaun Donovan, and now with only a week left in office, Castro left HUD with these three pieces of advice.
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  • New home sales rebound 25% in February

    Positives news after a rough start to the year
    Tuesday’s report of sales of new single-family houses finally brings some positive new to the housing market after a series of rough reports at the start to the year. Could this finally be the end of the bad news?
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