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  • Waters and 61 legislators demand Congress keeps NFIP active

    Reps. Beto O’Rourke, Eleanor Norton and Gregory Meeks back Waters
    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and 61 members of Congress are demanding a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program. Waters, a prominent critic of H.R. 2874, believes American families are not financially prepared for the growing threat of natural disasters.
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  • Ryan rejects Trump’s looming trade war

    Trade war could potentially make mortgage rates unaffordable for homebuyers
    House Speaker Paul Ryan rejected President Trump’s recent trade policies, warning of the potential harm tariffs could have on the U.S economy, according to an article by Ana Edgerton for Bloomberg. Trump’s trade war has the potential to negatively impact the housing market because surging inflation could result in higher mortgage rates.
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  • Speaker of the House: 5 reasons to support the Financial CHOICE Act

    Act set to go before full House for debate Wednesday
    With the Financial CHOICE Act set to go for a vote before the full House of Representatives later this week, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chimed in on the discussion to explain why the act is so important. So far, the act only garnered partisan support, failing to gain a single Democrat vote in the Financial Services Committee.
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  • Mortgage-interest deduction endangered in Trump's tax reform

    Talks bring new wave of uncertainty
    Republican-led tax reform could be on the way, and poses a major threat to the current mortgage-interest deduction. As the newly proposed reform threatens to make the mortgage-interest deduction a thing of the past for 95% of Americans, experts from the housing industry start speaking out.
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  • ICYMI: Paul Ryan - We will try to get QM delayed

    Community banks in his home state say they will stop lending
    One of the big news items of the day is that Paul Ryan will again serve as Speaker of the House when Congress reopens its term in 2016. Considering that Republicans will soon be in control of the Presidency and both houses of Congress, here's a look back at what Ryan told HousingWire's editor-in-chief, Jacob Gaffney, about the Qualified Mortgage rule a few years ago. Suffice it to say, Ryan's not a fan of QM.
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  • Romney's plan in 3D

    The wind blows the tightly regulated part in his hair. The stage seems makeshift, but the scene in front of a foreclosed home in Florida is...
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