Items Tagged with 'Neighborhood Assistance Corporation'


  • How Much Does Your Community Organizer Make?

    During the course of my exploration of non-profit housing counseling groups, the efforts of which you can read about in the September edition of HousingWire, I learned a lot about the strategies of groups like the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN), its affiliate group ACORN Housing, the National Urban League (NUL), the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR).
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  • Bizarro World

    Am I the only one that thinks a partnership between Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America and Fannie Mae is a little, well, odd? This story at the WSJ has been bubbling in the back of my head since I saw it last week: Fannie Mae has reached an agreement to work with one of its former critics, Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America, to prevent foreclosures by reworking home mortgages to make them easier to afford.
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  • Consumer Avocates Want Fannie, Freddie to Follow FDIC on Loan Mods

    Fannie Mae [stock FNM][/stock] and Freddie Mac [stock FRE][/stock] may no longer be able to lobby, but consumer advocacy groups sure can -- and they're already pressing regulators and legislators to see Fannie and Freddie enact wide-scale loan modifications for troubled borrowers. Think FDIC and IndyMac, but on a much grander scale.
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