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  • Housing finance, beyond Fannie and Freddie

    Housing finance, beyond Fannie and Freddie
    President Obama this week joined lawmakers from both parties in calling for Congress to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the privately owned but government-backed companies that supply most of the funding for home mortgages in this country. There...
  • Unwinding Fannie and Freddie

    Unwinding Fannie and Freddie
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as it turns out, were a pleasant fiction. The quasi-government guarantors of mortgage loans seemed like a good deal for Americans during all the years when they helped guarantee the availability of affordable, long-term home...
  • N.Y. state accuses CashCall of loan abuses

     N.Y. state accuses CashCall of loan abuses
    NEW YORK — New York's attorney general has accused an Anaheim lender of illegally charging triple-digit interest rates on personal loans, then hounding borrowers to collect payments when they inevitably fell behind. The lawsuit, filed late Monday,...
  • Richmond's eminent domain mortgage plan faces a new concern

    Richmond's eminent domain mortgage plan faces a new concern
    There may be a new glitch in Richmond’s strategy to bring mortgage relief to residents using the city's eminent domain powers. The federal government has raised concerns that participating homeowners may not be eligible to refinance into the kinds...
  • Dissolving Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac may hurt borrowers

    Dissolving Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac may hurt borrowers
    WASHINGTON — You may have seen two sets of news reports recently that didn't quite add up: First, President Obama called for the liquidation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the country's largest providers of funds for home mortgages. Then, Fannie Mae...
  • After slimming down, Bank of America focuses on growth

    The state of California and the Bank of America have a lot in common, says BofA Chief Executive Brian Moynihan. Both were all but written off by critics as the economy tanked. Both endured painful budget cuts and remain hampered by unemployment and...
  • Obama to talk higher education at Lackawanna College

    Obama to talk higher education at Lackawanna College
    President Barack Obama will visit a Scranton college next week to make a pitch for giving college students more bang for their buck. The White House announced Friday that the president will visit three colleges in New York before capping off a two-day...
  • RTA board's city-suburb split leads to deadlock on 2014 budget plan

    RTA board's city-suburb split leads to deadlock on 2014 budget plan
    Partisan gridlock prevented the Regional Transportation Authority board Wednesday from carrying out its routine annual responsibility to set estimates of funding levels for the CTA, Metra and Pace to plan their budgets for next year. The move to...
  • Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU

    Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU
    Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
  • Cracking down on payday loans

    Cracking down on payday loans
    Fear not, boardwalk vacationers. Labor Day may be approaching, but one of summer's favorite pastimes, the Whac-A-Mole game, is getting an extended run. We speak, of course, of Maryland's unceasing efforts to protect consumers from unscrupulous payday...
  • Fannie, FHA ease rules for borrowers with blemished credit

    Fannie, FHA ease rules for borrowers with blemished credit
    WASHINGTON — Policy changes by two of the biggest players in the mortgage market could open doors to home purchases this fall by thousands of people who were hard hit by the housing bust and who thought they'd have to wait for years before owning...