609Nov 6, 2013
Hurricane Sandy Recovery Review
Witnesses testified at a hearing on the response to and recovery from Hurricane Sandy, andthe challenges faced by affected communities following the storm.
579Oct 28, 2013
Changes in Housing Financing
Industry leaders talked about the changes in the mortgage banking industry and the challenges faced in housing finance.
“Reflections on a Century of Change” was the opening ...
84May 6, 2013
Managing the Federal Workforce
Cabinet secretaries spoke about managing the federal workforce and the value of public employees in the midst of shrinking budgets. They also responded to questions from the audience.
515Mar 20, 2013
Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts
The heads of the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort testified on continuing efforts and challenges remaining in the clean up and rebuilding of areas affected by the storm
FEMA Administrator Craig ...
1,922Feb 14, 2013
Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget
Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department inspections, airport ...
814Dec 6, 2012
Federal Housing Authority Finances
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending ...
216Dec 5, 2012
FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel
Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in ...
339Nov 5, 2012
FEMA, HUD, and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate and Red Cross Senior Vice President Charley Shimanski conducted a conference ...
867Sep 27, 2012
Newsmakers with Secretary Shaun Donovan
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the state of the housing market. He also discussed the Federal Reserve’s effort to stimulate the market, Fannie Mae and ...
259May 9, 2012
Federal Support for Financial Institutions
Witnesses testified about use of the “Volker rule” to stop federally insured banks from making speculative investments for their own profit. Mr. Volker testified that ...
187May 8, 2012
Refinancing of Home Mortgage Loans
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified the on the Obama administration’s plans to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. Administration proposals included ...
892May 1, 2012
U.S. Economy and the Housing Market
Panelists talked about the economy and the state of the U.S. housing market. They focused on foreclosure and interest rates, as well as construction and sales.
140Apr 13, 2012
Secretary Donovan on the Housing Market and Foreclosures
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the economy, the housing market and foreclosures. In his remarks he referred to the$25 billion mortgage servicing ...
949Apr 6, 2012
Newsmakers with Secretary Shaun Donovan
Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the Obama administration’s handling of housing problems. Topics included homeowners who owe more than the value of their house, the $25 billion ...
172Mar 1, 2012
Housing and Urban Development Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the Housing and Urban Development Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget. In his testimony he said the Federal Housing Administration would be able to ...
448Feb 9, 2012
Mortgage Servicing Settlement
Attorney General Eric Holder and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan outlined the $26 billion settlement reached between the federal and state governments and the five largest ...
121Feb 1, 2012
Secretary Shaun Donovan detailed President Obama’s new mortgage assistance proposal that would help homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than the value of the house refinance their homes ...
230Jan 27, 2012
Investigation of Housing Market Collapse
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a joint federal and state initiative to investigate mortgage-backed securities that triggered the housing market collapse. He said the probe will bring ...
858Dec 21, 2011
Bank of America Mortgage Lending Settlement
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $335 million settlement with Countrywide over claims of discriminatory lending practices, the largest fair lending settlement in U.S. ...
298Dec 1, 2011
Fiscal Health of Federal Housing Authority (FHA)
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, a Government Accountability representative, and housing experts testified at a hearing on the fiscal health of the Federal Housing ...
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