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    President Obama on Housing Policy

    President Obama talked about the economy and the housing sector to employees at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He talked about the importance of their work and how it…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Homeowner Borrowing Strategies

    Introductory remarks were made by Frank Davis, Brian Montgomery, and Secretary Jackson. br/ The panelists discussed strategies to reach homeowners in debt. Michelle Singletary…

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    Home Refinancing and Foreclosure Prevention

    The panelists discussed strategies for helping homeowners in debt keep their homes. Ken Harney moderated. Topics included loss mitigation, refinancing programs, and tools and…

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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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    Farewell Address

    Secretary Martinez delivered farewell remarks to Department of Housing and Urban Development employees. He said he is running for a U.S. Senate seat in Florida. Deputy Secretary…

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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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    Affordable Homes

    Participants talked about minority homeownership, building affordable housing within communities, the social and economic benefits of self-help programs, and building partnerships to ensure…

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    Homeownership Education

    Real estate experts talked about various programs to provide sound financial advice to prospective homeowners in the minority community, coordinating national policies on minority…

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    Importance of Minority Homeownership

    Following welcoming remarks by Secretary Martinez, participants talked about the importance of minority home ownership. Among the topics they addressed were programs to make housing…

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    Combating Chronic Homelessness

    Secretary Martinez spoke about programs to end homelessness. He said that his goal was to end chronic homelessness within a decade.

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    Gun Buyback Programs

    Secretary Cuomo briefed reporters on the success of HUD-sponsored gun buyback events to get guns off the streets. Mayors from various states voiced their support for the program, and…

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