The Real Deal New York

Debate heats up on reforming rules for credit scores

Congress starts considering whether to change requirements for what is in credit reports and how long it stays there
By Kenneth Harney | October 15, 2014 04:30PM

From the October issue: Would prospective homebuyers have a better chance to qualify for a mortgage if negative items in their credit files were erased in four years rather than the current seven? [more]