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From left, HUD Secretary Sean Donovan, damage done to the Jersey Shore by Hurricane Sandy

HUD selects finalists for post-Sandy competition

In its competition to help rebuild areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy and to protect them from future storms,...

HUD selects finalists for post-Sandy competition
From left: Mayor Bloomberg and storm damage in the Rockaways

Bloomberg talks about development post-Sandy

During a major speech today about Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reiterated his commitment to waterfront development, but...

Bloomberg talks about development post-Sandy
Shaun Donovan

HUD’s Donovan says rebuilding for displaced Sandy victims is top priority

Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, said it is crucial for Congress to approve...

HUD’s Donovan says rebuilding for displaced Sandy victims is top priority
HUD Sec'y Shaun Donovan

HUD halts some foreclosures in wake of hurricane

The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of FHA-insured mortgages for...

HUD halts some foreclosures in wake of hurricane
Shaun Donovan, HUD secretary

States use foreclosure settlement funds to fix budgets, not housing market

The U.S. government’s settlement against five big banks was supposed to benefit distressed homeowners, but many states cannot resist...

States use foreclosure settlement funds to fix budgets, not housing market
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan

HUD secretary backs refinance reform bill

Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is pushing for mortgage refinancing reform and supporting a proposed bill to eliminate certain refinancing barriers, according to DS News. The Federal...

HUD secretary backs refinance reform bill
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Lawmakers accuse FHA of downplaying financial realities

HUD Secretary Shaun DonovanControversy continues to swirl around the Federal Housing Administration, as lawmakers are accusing the agency of...

Lawmakers accuse FHA of downplaying financial realities
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HUD’s Shaun Donovan aims for a more balanced market

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan responded to a recent report by Harvard Joint Center for...

HUD’s Shaun Donovan aims for a more balanced market
AARP sues over reverse mortgage change

AARP sues over reverse mortgage change

AARP, a seniors’ organization formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, has filed suit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, alleging that the federal agency’s policy changes on reverse...

AARP sues over reverse mortgage change
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$1 billion in HUD funding delayed to spring

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will release $1 billion in mortgage assistance to the unemployed this spring, after receiving complaints from lawmakers and advocacy groups that HUD was stalling in their efforts....

$1 billion in HUD funding delayed to spring
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