HUD

CFPB, other agencies post website for consumers seeking housing relief

05/12/20

The joint site describes potential strategies for both homeowners and renters economically affected by COVID-19.

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'We got out early and quickly': FHA chief details coronavirus response

04/23/20

The Federal Housing Administration has provided struggling homeowners with payment flexibility and explored other measures. At the same time, the agency is mindful of protecting itself against downside risks.

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State attorneys general urge FHFA, HUD to expand mortgage payment help

04/23/20

The bipartisan coalition of AGs said homeowners should be allowed to wait until the end of a loan term to make payments they skipped because of the coronavirus.

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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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