Housing

Goldman still blames former banker for 1MDB; Morgan Stanley disappoints

01/17/19

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon sticks to rogue banker defense in scandal; bank misses earnings, revenue estimates.

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Waters: A million-plus could lose homes because of HUD shutdown

01/11/19

A lapse in rental-assistance funding, an understaffed FHA and other effects of the government shutdown are causing real harm to families, said the chair of the House Financial Services Committee.

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Will Q4 bank earnings surprise?; Credit cards rule payments world

01/11/19

Some big investors think the recent selloff in bank stocks is overdone; despite new ways to pay, credit cards still dominate.

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Will 2019 bring long-awaited GSE reform?

12/28/18

After 10 years of conservatorship, the new year could finally usher in big steps toward housing finance reform.

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In reg relief era, appraisers become endangered species

12/17/18

A proposal allowing more lenders to skip outside appraisals could remove a hurdle to quick closings, but appraisers say they could be collateral damage.

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FHA commissioner to serve as HUD's acting No. 2

12/17/18

The current deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Pam Patenaude, will step down in January.

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FHLB housing goals would change under new proposal

10/29/18

Under the Federal Housing Finance Agency's plan, small Home Loan banks would face a new housing benchmark and a volume threshold for meeting the goals would be eliminated.

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Home prices up less in June, affordability an issue, Case-Shiller says

08/28/18

Home prices rose 6.2% on an annual basis in June, not seasonally adjusted, down from a 6.4% gain in May.

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Walmart picks Capital One; CFPB to emphasize collaboration

07/27/18

The retailer is ending its nearly two-decade credit card relationship with Synchrony Financial; Mulvaney says the bureau will first negotiate, not sue, to settle disputes.

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Fair-lending doctrines could take beating from conservative court

07/23/18

The banking industry lost a key battle in the Supreme Court over the use of “disparate impact,” but legal observers see potential for the tide to turn if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed.

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