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The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has admitted that the housing market has yet to fully recover from the 2008 recession, although he considered his agency as the key factor in all of the success the industry has experienced i

Political Fight Over Keeping Cordray Heats Up

The battle over whether Richard Cordray should remain as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or whether he should be fired by the new Trump Administration has intensified, with Cordray’s supporters and detractors taking bold new steps to solidify their respective positions

Mortgage Servicing Rights: Valuation

Question: We are considering whether to sell our mortgage servicing rights. This has been a long, drawn out process of complicated decision-making. At this point, we are still struggling with how to determine the valuations.

FHFA Makes Two Calls for Public Input

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is

In its first housing related case of 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today that Fannie Mae does not have the right to automatically bring state lawsuits to federal court

Supreme Court Rules Against Fannie Mae on Remanding Lawsuits

In its first housing related case of 2017, the U.S.

The Senate Minority Leader issued a harsh warning to the incoming President of the United States: Do not fire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray

Schumer Warns Trump: Don’t Fire Cordray

The Senate Minority Leader issued a harsh warning to the incoming President of the United States: Do not fire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray.

After prolonged negotiations punctuated by news leaks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced a settlement with Deutsche Bank regarding charges that the German financial institution misled investors

Deustche Bank in Record-Breaking $7.2B RMBS Settlement

After prolonged negotiations punctuated by news leaks, the U.S.

President-Elect Donald Trump has asked William Russell, executive director of Florida’s Sarasota Housing Authority, to serve as special adviser in the transition to a new leadership configuration at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Special Adviser Named for HUD Transition Period

President-Elect Donald Trump has asked William Russell, executive director of Florida’s Sarasota Housing Authority, to serve as special adviser in the transition to a new leadership configuration at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

BB&T Corp. will pay $83 million to settle charges that violated the False Claims Act in its handling of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages

Moody’s Pays $864M to Settle RMBS and CDO Ratings Charges

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has become the latest trade organization to support the nomination of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

NAR, Four Former HUD Secretaries Back Carson Nomination

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has become the latest trade organiza

Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon nominated by President-Elect Trump to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Carson: We Need to “Revisit the Way We Do Things”

Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon nominated by President-Elect Trump to become the next Secretary of the U.S.

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