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  • First-time homebuyers back in the market

    First-time homebuyers back in the market
    When Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen was asked about housing issues recently, she gave a classic economist's "on-the-one-hand, on-the-other-hand" answer. But because she neatly summed up the disparate economic realities confronting millions of owners, sellers, renters and would-be buyers around the country, it's worth taking a closer look.
  • Supreme Court opens door to housing discrimination lawsuits

    WASHINGTON A closely divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed housing bias lawsuits based on unintentional actions that happen to have a discriminatory effect on racial minorities. In a defeat for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs,...

    Wandering Eye: MARC may extend to Delaware, Supreme Court upholds Fair Housing Act, and more

    Wandering Eye: MARC may extend to Delaware, Supreme Court upholds Fair Housing Act, and more
    As the Rachel Dolezal outrage gave way to the much greater outrage in Charleston, John Garvey and Noel Ignatiev wrote in Counterpunch how they sympathized with Dolezal, given the debased state of public discussion about race. From 1993 until 2005, the two...

    FHA loans helping first-time buyers return to housing market

    FHA loans helping first-time buyers return to housing market
    When Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen was asked recently about housing issues, she gave a classic economist's "on-the-one-hand, on-the-other-hand" answer. But because she neatly summed up the disparate economic realities confronting millions of owners,...

    Fixing a reverse-mortgage trap

    Soon after Judy Stephens of Lafayette, La., lost her husband this past January, she got hit with more bad news, this time from the mortgage company. She needed to come up with $107,000 — the amount of principal, accrued interest and fees racked up...