Items Tagged with 'Kamala Harris'

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  • Harris reintroduces rent relief legislation

    Proposal would provide monthly tax credit to renters
    Sen. Kamala Harris has introduced a new version of the Rent Relief Act, a sweeping rent reform proposal that seeks to help Americans lessen the burden of finding affordable housing, especially at a time when rents keep increasing. If passed, the bill will create a new tax credit for renters who spend at least 30% of their gross income on rent and utilities.
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  • California Democrats call on Carson to keep “free from discrimination” in HUD mission statement

    Sens. Harris, Feinstein, others concerned that HUD’s work could be changing
    Several prominent California Democrats, including the state’s two senators, are calling on the Department of Housing and Urban Development to not make the rumored changes to HUD’s mission statement, arguing that removing the phrase “free from discrimination” could lead to a rise in housing discrimination.
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  • Katie Porter, California mortgage settlement monitor and Warren protégé, running for Congress

    Elizabeth Warren: "There's no one I trust more to take on Donald Trump"
    The coming battle for control of Congress in 2018 has a new combatant, one that would bring significant experience in the mortgage space to the House of Representatives. Katie Porter, who served as California’s independent monitor for the nationwide $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement and boasts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. as a mentor, announced that she is running for a seat in the House of Representatives in 2018.
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  • Game changer: California investigating Wells Fargo for identity theft

    Could lead to charges against former employees who opened fake accounts
    A group of senators is already asking the Department of Justice to use a new policy to target individuals at Wells Fargo for corporate misconduct (and maybe even more) in the wake of the fake account scandal surrounding the bank. But the state of California is making a move that could lead to a whole new world of hurt for Wells Fargo, its current and former executives, and the 5,000 former employees who opened the fake accounts.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Quiet evolution

    A California law plus Massachusetts court rulings reshape the foreclosure process
    The real estate crisis turned more than just the nation’s housing market upside down. It also resulted in homeowners and attorneys challenging long-standing assumptions about the...
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