Commercial/Multifamily Briefs

HUD will launch a national bus tour this week focused on removing barriers to affordable housing.

Commercial/Multifamily Briefs

HUD will launch a national bus tour this week focused on removing barriers to affordable housing.

December New Home Sales Down–But Up

December new home sales stumbled, falling by 0.4 percent from November, but overall 2019 results saw a solid increase in sales, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.

Commercial/Multifamily Briefs

HUD proposed a rule that would recognize additional sets of standards and model building code editions that should ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act’s accessibility requirements when followed in designing and constructing new multifamily housing.

Housing Starts Finish Year on Strong Note

HUD and the Census Bureau gave the housing and real estate finance industry something to cheer about Friday, reporting the strongest jump in housing starts in 13 years.

To the Point with Bob: Reducing False Claims Act Risk in FHA Lending

In the latest entry of his blog series, To the Point with Bob, Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, discusses HUD’s efforts to improve the FHA loan review process, as well as MBA’s advocacy to support those efforts.

To the Point with Bob: Reducing False Claims Act Risk in FHA Lending

In the latest entry of his blog series, To the Point with Bob, Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, discusses HUD’s efforts to improve the FHA loan review process, as well as MBA’s advocacy to support those efforts.

HUD Issues New Proposed Fair Housing Rule

HUD yesterday published its proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, which it said is intended to offer “clearer guidance” to states and local governments to help them improve affordable housing choices in their community.