What Can the State Do to Support a Healthy Housing Market?

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The Urban Land Institute has proposed five ways the State can help ensure that the local housing market suits the needs of its residents. They are as follows: 1. Quantify housing needs and create targets. 2. Provide financial and other incentives to assist municipalities. 3. Streamline and reduce regulatory barriers. 4. Authorize municipalities to invest […]

Over 9000 FHA Loans in 2016 Never Should Have Happened

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The sources of information used by FHA lenders in 2016 were outdated or insufficient, and lenders didn’t request sufficient information from borrowers about delinquent federal debt and in some cases, delinquent child support payments. Because of this, the FHA insured loans for some people who were legally ineligible to receive them. The Department of Housing […]