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    Mortgage Foreclosures

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing titled “Legislative and Regulatory Options for Minimizing and Mitigating Mortgage Foreclosures.” Witnesses testified about…

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on regulatory reform of government sponsored enterprises and specifically federal housing programs like Freddie Mac…

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    Housing and Urban Development

    The House Financial Services Committee held an oversight hearing on the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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    Americans With Disabilities Act Anniversary

    Former President Bush spoke at a gala observing the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He signed the legislation into law in 1990. The George Bush…

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    Home Mortgage Assistance

    Secretary Jackson spoke about steps that the administration has taken to prevent foreclosures. Topics included the role of the Federal Housing Administration in refinancing…

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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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    Mortgage Proposal Reaction

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the subprime mortgage crisis. He talked about the governmental interests in the development of a market-based solution. He said that…

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    Black America's Political Action Committee

    Black America’s Political Action Committee celebrated its 10th anniversary with a black-tie dinner. Board chairman Alan Keyes, Secretary Jackson and others addressed the group…

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    Africare Award Dinner

    At the annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner, Africare presented the Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award to former Department of State Secretary Colin Powell. Following…

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    U.S. Home Ownership

    Secretary Jackson talked about the home-buying process, how to help those who own a home to stay in it, and legislation that could help HUD’s Federal Housing Administration provide an…

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    The State of American Housing

    Secretary Jackson talked about the challenges the nation faces in such areas as predatory lending, housing discrimination, corrections in the housing market, and the need to rebuild the…

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    Home Mortgage Assistance Plan

    Secretaries Alphonso Jackson and Henry Paulson updated reporters about efforts to help families keep their homes during the current mortgage crisis by helping more capable homeowners avoid…

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    Assistance for Homeowners

    Secretaries Paulson and Jackson and others talked with reporters about new steps for helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. Topics included the turmoil in the mortgage market, falling…

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    Fiscal Year 2008 Housing and Urban Development Budget

    Secretary Jackson testified at a hearing on the fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He talked about funding levels for various department…

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    Fiscal Year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations

    Witnesses testified about fiscal year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations for Gulf Coast hurricane recovery and federal reconstruction efforts in the region.

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    Tribal Nations Legislative Summit

    Administration officials and lawmakers spoke to members of the National Congress of American Indians about a number of policy issues affecting tribal governance and relations with the…

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    Racism and Discrimination

    Sec. Powell spoke about an upcoming conference on racism and xenophobia in Europe. He described the conference as an “opportunity to raise public awareness of the rise in…

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    2006 Budget for Housing & Urban Development

    Secretary Jackson talked about the fiscal year 2006 budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development as well as his travels nationwide in June for National Homeownership…

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    Career in Public Service

    Secretary Jackson addressed college interns based in Washington about leadership. Other topics included his experience in the 1965 Selma March, his life in government service, housing…

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    Secretary Jackson Resignation Announcement

    Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced that he is resigning from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He spoke of his accomplishments and said that he needed to attend to…

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