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Legal challenge to Chicago's vacant homes registration ordinance

In a lawsuit filed by FHFA challenging Chicago’s ordinance requiring registration of vacant homes, a federal judge decided that Fannie Mae…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Aug 26, 2013

Attitudes about homeownership after the mortgage crisis

Younger people and those with direct experience of foreclosure or real estate losses are less confident about the financial benefits of hom…

Started by Maya Brennan

6 Apr 5, 2013
Reply by Jillian Olinger

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to Allow Deed-in-Lieu Transactions

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have recently decided to allow underwater homeowners current on their mortgage payments to apply for a deed-in-l…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Jan 31, 2013

How can research support foreclosure recovery on the ground?

I'm looking for some feedback from practitioners especially about your challenges in implementing foreclosure recovery programs (or just mo…

Started by Maya Brennan

3 Jan 29, 2013
Reply by Maya Brennan

Do homeowners ever get any equity back out after foreclosure?

All, This may seem like a neophyte question, but know that I'm a communicator, not a policy person. Do homeowners ever get any equity back…

Started by Blake Warenik

1 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Maya Brennan

Innovative ways to combine Hardest Hit Fund program with other services and programs?

When reviewing various state Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) programs, which provide mortgage payment assistance to homeowners at risk of foreclosur…

Started by Janet Viveiros

0 Nov 8, 2012

new anti-blight tools in PA

According to the Housing Alliance of PA, the PA legislature just passed enabling legislation to allow the formation of land banks in the st…

Started by Maya Brennan

0 Oct 18, 2012

PTFA compliance

In most cases, the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) gives tenants the right to remain through the end of the lease despite fore…

Started by Maya Brennan

0 Sep 26, 2012

Archived Discussions, Foreclosures and Neighborhood Stabilization

The HousingPolicy.org Forum is streamlining the sign-in process for discussions. Prior to September 2012, discussions occurred within group…

Started by Center for Housing Policy staff

0 Sep 7, 2012


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