Affordable housing

Fannie and Freddie to make record high contributions to housing trust funds

02/27/20

The Federal Housing Finance Agency authorized the government-sponsored enterprises to contribute $502.2 million to two funds that help preserve and build affordable housing.

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6 statehouse issues on bankers’ radar

02/11/20

Bankers groups are keeping close tabs on a host of legislative and gubernatorial proposals, from prize-linked savings accounts in Iowa to rent control in Massachusetts to a slew of bills modeled after California's recently passed data privacy law.

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Affordable housing cuts, CFPB funding: Takeaways from Trump budget

02/10/20

The administration proposed to end the housing trust funds now financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and to subject numerous agencies to the congressional appropriations process, among other things.

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Affordable housing cuts, CFPB funding: Takeaways from Trump budget

02/10/20

The administration proposed to end the housing trust funds now financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and to subject numerous agencies to the congressional appropriations process, among other things.

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Synovus hires former Regions execs to form affordable housing business

02/10/20

The additions come as the Georgia regional looks to maintain momentum in commercial lending.

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Synovus hires former Regions execs to form affordable housing business

02/10/20

The additions come as the Georgia regional looks to maintain momentum in commercial lending.

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HUD should scrap its new fair housing plan

01/17/20

The agency issued a fair housing proposal last month that would perpetuate segregation and make it harder to detect discrimination.

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HUD proposes easing Obama-era fair housing rule

01/07/20

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed an overhaul of an Obama-era rule meant to guide local jurisdictions in how they comply with the Fair Housing Act.

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Goldman goes transparent; Banks up to the challenge

01/07/20

Goldman Sachs plans to offer details into its workings to boost its stock value; while challenger banks are prospering, traditional banks still rule the roost.

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By staying on sidelines, the Fed is protecting CRA

12/23/19

The central bank’s refusal to join the OCC and FDIC in revamping the Community Reinvestment Act sends an unmistakable message that their proposal is deeply flawed.

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