Sales of new single-family homes are up more than 5% from June 2015 and more than 25% from July 2014, according to new data from the federal government.
Despite a plan to reduce staff by 96 percent, HUD says it will keep the lights on.
Senior homeowners who want to cash out equity with a reverse mortgage will have to play by new rules when applying for a loan after the end of this month.
HUD charged Fifth Third Bank and a mortgage company in Michigan with discriminating against a couple with disabilities when they tried to refinance their mortgage.
This week Congress passed a reverse mortgage reform bill designed to both help retirees and improve the soundness of the program.
“No pets allowed” is not an excuse landlords can use to prevent renters with disabilities from moving in with a service animal.
Thousands could lose access to free housing counseling.
A reverse mortgage is a complex financial transaction, so approach one cautiously and get expert help making a decision.
Who says you can’t have a baby and get a mortgage at the same time? Some lenders and mortgage insurance companies do. Federal law prohibits housing discrimination in sales, rental, and lending based on a person’s sex or familial status. According to HUD, that includes pregnancy. But some companies don’t seem to understand that. Stories