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Wednesday Nov 25 | via GlobeNewswire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced today that it has awarded more than $3.8 million to assist in the funding of ten affordable housing initiatives in North Carolina as part of its 2015 Affordable Housing Program . The awarded initiatives, which are located in Asheville, Durham, Eden, Elkin, Greensboro, Lincolnton, Marion, Pittsboro, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, support the rehabilitation and construction of housing for low- to low-income families, veterans, and homeless, or formerly homeless individuals. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via The Orange County Register
Mel Watt, a former Democratic congressman from North Carolina, who is Director of the Federal Housing Finance Authority. In May, he authorized a multimillion dollar pay hike to the CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via Sys-Con Media
The report also shows one in every 1,147 U.S. housing units with a foreclosure filing during the month. The 6 percent monthly increase in overall foreclosure activity was caused primarily by a 12 percent monthly jump in foreclosure starts, with 48,605 properties starting the foreclosure process for the first time in October. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via jdsupra.com
This week two more legislators joined the group not running for reelection in 2016. Sen. Bob Rucho announced Thursday he is retiring after the 2016 legislative session. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Dealbreaker
Activist Investor Bill Ackman Plays Defense In recent weeks, the 49-year-old Mr. Ackman has been under siege. Valeant's stock, which once accounted for one-fifth of his fund's holdings, is down 65% since its August high, and Pershing Square has lost about $4 billion in value during that period. Comment?
4 min ago | via Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk
First-time buyers will be able to save into one of the Government's Help to Buy Isas from Tuesday as competition to offer attractive rates heats up. The Help to Buy Isa rates unveiled so far have been as high as 4% as well as many deals with a rate of about 2% to choose from. Comment?
9 min ago | via Housing Wire
Nearly two months into the new TRID world and the impacts of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule, are starting to come to light. Despite reports saying that TRID hasn't caused any major lending delays, the key word in all the reports is 'yet.' Comment?
10 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Despite all the turmoil, with a yield of above 8%, it has been a good year for investors in Russia . US investors are able to invest in the country through ETFs, such as the Market Vectors Russia ETF . Comment?
44 min ago | via The LookOut news
Nelson Hernandez, a former senior official at the federal agency that restructured the government's two main mortgage backers in the aftermath of the Great Recession, has been picked as City Manager Rick Cole's new senior adviser on all things related to the Santa Monica Airport. Cole announced Hernandez's appointment at last week's City Council meeting, saying the long-time government administrator will make a "significant" contribution in helping the Council achieve its "top strategic" goal of gaining local control over the century-old airfield. Comment?
51 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
A US ghost town, complete with its own watering hole, is on sale for US$250,000 . The 2.5-hectare town of Swett includes a tavern, three-bedroom house and a former tyre shop about 160km southeast of Rapid City, South Dakota. Comment?
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