Industry Briefs Oct. 6, 2022: HUD Allocates $28M to Fight Housing Discrimination

HUD announced $28,625,000 available to fair housing organizations across the nation working to fight housing discrimination. The funds will support a variety of activities, including fair housing education and outreach, testing and enforcement, through the Department’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program.

Industry Briefs May 7, 2021

Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., and Fannie Mae announced new refinancing options aimed at helping lower-income homeowners.

Industry Briefs Nov. 13, 2020

Qualia, San Francisco, launched its Physical Document Service, enabling mortgage lenders to automate management of paper trailing documents from title partners through Qualia.

Industry Briefs Sept. 18, 2020

ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), Denver, a provider of management and control software for the financial services industry, completed its rebranding effort to align the company’s image with its expanded focus on quality and risk management for banks and credit unions, as well as independent mortgage lenders.

Industry Briefs Aug. 20, 2020

Freedom Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp., Charlotte, N.C. completed their previously announced merger. RoundPoint is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedom Mortgage, a full-service mortgage company and provider of VA and government-insured lending.

Industry Briefs Aug. 19, 2020

Freedom Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp., Charlotte, N.C. completed their previously announced merger. RoundPoint is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedom Mortgage, a full-service mortgage company and provider of VA and government-insured lending.

Industry Briefs

OptifiNow, Buena Vista, Calif., announced Sun West Mortgage Co. launched its cloud-based CRM and marketing automation platform for wholesale, distributed retail and its Home Buyer Connect mortgage lending channels.