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    Role of Government in Housing Finance

    The Departments of the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development co-sponsored a conference on the future of housing finance in anticipation of a comprehensive proposal for new regulations…

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    Housing Discrimination

    Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that while much progress has been made the Department…

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    FEMA, HUD, and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate and Red Cross Senior Vice President Charley Shimanski conducted a…

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    Government Shutdown Impact on HUD

    Participants briefed reporters on the impact of the continuing partial government shutdown on the Department of Housing and Urban Development. They examined a variety of topics,…

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    Foreclosure Prevention and Loss Mitigation

    Participants talked about available federal, state, and local resources to avoid home foreclosures. They focused on strategies and programs to mitigate losses and risks to lenders,…

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    Report on Fannie Mae

    Officials released a report of a special examination of Fannie Mae and answered questions from reporters about the content of the report. The also announced a settlement with Fannie…

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    Homeowner Borrowing Strategies

    Introductory remarks were made by Frank Davis, Brian Montgomery, and Secretary Jackson.

    The panelists discussed strategies to reach homeowners in debt. Michelle Singletary…

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    Homeowner Assistance Programs

    Meg Burns talked about homeowner assistance programs available through state, local and federal agencies and the impact of the durrent economic crisis on homeowners. She also responded…

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    Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

    Secretary Steven Preston talked about the current housing situation and economic crisis in remarks to open the second day of his National Housing Summit, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

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    Meeting the Challenges of Homelessness

    Panelists talked about the problem of homelessness in the United States and new methods and solutions to alleviating the problem. The panelists talked about economic conditions and…

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    Neighborhood Stabilization Program

    Community planning and development staff members of the Department of Housing and Urban Development spoke at a national housing summit. They focused on methods to stabilize…

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    Community Empowerment Banking Plan

    Secretary Cisneros announced that the administration was providing $20 million for community banks in Washington, DC, Baltimore and six rural Mississippi counties. He stated that these…

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    Benefits of Minority Homeownership

    Administration officials and economists talked about the benefits of minority homeownership. They also talked about self-help programs, housing affordability, lending to minorities,…

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    FHA Refund and Internet Fraud

    Secretary Cuomo and Chairman Pitofsky briefed reporters on two subjects. One was a public education campaign about millions of FHA insurance refunds and about possible fraudulent…

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    HUD Department Reorganization

    Secretary Cisneros and other administration supporters talked about the administration’s proposal to reform the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan includes…

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    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Swearing-In

    President Bush commented on the latest unemployment figures during the ceremonial swearing-in of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Steven Preston.
    Last month the unemployment rate…

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    Housing and Urban Development Proposed Budget

    Secretary Cuomo and others talked to reporters about the $1.6 billion budget cut for the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2000. They stressed that this cut would…

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    Gun Lawsuit Settlement

    Officials briefed reporters on the Clinton administration’s decision not to join a class action lawsuit against gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson. The threat of legal action was…

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    Swearing-In Ceremony of HUD Secretary

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    Federal Homeowners Program

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Preston talked about the “Hope for Homeowners” program to help struggling families. This program provides additional mortgage…

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