HUD

Trump administration to halt foreclosures as pandemic worsens

03/18/20

The temporary foreclosure moratorium on loans backed by HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comes after lawmakers and housing advocates had pushed for steps to avoid consumers getting booted from their homes.

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Don’t ditch disparate impact

03/04/20

Attempts to rewrite the method for determining unintended discrimination in housing should not bleed into fair-lending laws.

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Trump to name former HUD official as FHA commissioner

02/20/20

Dana Wade would succeed Brian Montgomery, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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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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FHA wants banks back. Updating servicing could be the answer.

01/13/20

Despite changes by the Federal Housing Administration, bankers remain reluctant to join the program for fear of legal liability. But that could change if it revamps servicing processes, experts say.

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GSEs might operate under consent decree, Calabria says

01/08/20

Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria discussed the possibility of having Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac operate under a consent order to allow the government-sponsored enterprises to be able to raise capital.

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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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No, the FHA should not be pushed to the brink again

12/27/19

Now is not the time for the government to cut Federal Housing Administration premiums and enter new segments of the housing market.

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HUD asks for input on policies that may limit affordable housing

11/26/19

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking public feedback on federal, state and local laws and regulations that may inhibit affordable housing or constrain the supply of housing.

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House Dems call on HUD to rescind changes to disparate impact standard

11/22/19

House Democrats described the disparate impact standard as "the most important tool" for enforcing the Fair Housing Act.

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