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Ginnie Mae punished his firm. Now, Trump may put him in charge.

09/17/19

A mortgage industry executive with ties to a firm penalized in a U.S. predatory lending crackdown is being considered by the Trump administration to run Ginnie Mae, according to people familiar with the matter.

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'The assault here is on due process': Comments of the Week

09/12/19

Readers react to the Trump administration's release of a housing finance reform plan, a proposal by HUD to redefine "disparate impact," and challenger bank claims they can end bank fees for good.

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House passes five bipartisan financial services bills

09/11/19

The legislation takes aim at third-party bank service vendors, the backlog of FHA appraisals, rural housing assistance and other issues where there is broad agreement.

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HUD’s assault on fair lending

09/06/19

With its proposal to restrict disparate-impact claims, the Trump administration seems determined to solve a problem that does not exist.

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HUD plows ahead with effort to restrict down payment assistance

09/04/19

The Trump administration is not backing down even after a federal court blocked guidance that would have limited the operations of national housing funds.

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FHA revises proposed mortgage lender certification

08/15/19

The Federal Housing Administration updated its lender certification proposal originally issued this past May, as it looks to ease industry concerns on False Claims Act enforcement.

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HUD to loosen restrictions on FHA insurance for condo loans

08/14/19

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will remove some barriers to government-insured condominium lending next month, including a post-crisis measure housing industry groups have long pressed for a change to.

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FHA cracks down on cash-out refinancing

08/01/19

The Federal Housing Administration is aiming to limit the share of borrowers who have been withdrawing money from the value of their homes.

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Capital One hacker may've hit UniCredit; Equifax offer overwhelmed

08/01/19

The FBI is looking into whether Italy’s largest bank was also hacked; about 4.5 million people have already inquired about getting a cash settlement with the credit bureau.

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Mnuchin's former bank agrees to $100M redlining settlement

07/29/19

The Department of Housing and Urban Development approved a settlement in favor of the California Reinvestment Coalition against CIT Group's OneWest Bank, which was run by Steven Mnuchin prior to him becoming Treasury secretary.

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