1,179Aug 17, 2010
Role of Government in Housing Finance
The Departments of the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development co-sponsored a conference on the future of housing finance in anticipation of a comprehensive proposal for new regulations to ...
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 ...
255Apr 3, 1998
Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that while much progress has been made the Department of ...
249Jan 4, 1996
Government Shutdown Impact on HUD
Participants briefed reporters on the impact of the continuing partial government shutdown on the Department of Housing and Urban Development. They examined a variety of topics, including home ...
191Oct 8, 2008
Foreclosure Prevention and Loss Mitigation
Participants talked about available federal, state, and local resources to avoid home foreclosures. They focused on strategies and programs to mitigate losses and risks to lenders, restoring ...
71May 23, 2006
Report on Fannie Mae
Officials released a report of a special examination of Fannie Mae and answered questions from reporters about the content of the report. The also announced a settlement with Fannie Mae that ...
68May 14, 2007
Homeowner Borrowing Strategies
Introductory remarks were made by Frank Davis, Brian Montgomery, and Secretary Jackson.
The panelists discussed strategies to reach homeowners in debt. Michelle Singletary ...
60Oct 8, 2008
Homeowner Assistance Programs
Meg Burns talked about homeowner assistance programs available through state, local and federal agencies and the impact of the durrent economic crisis on homeowners. She also responded to ...
54Oct 8, 2008
Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
Secretary Steven Preston talked about the current housing situation and economic crisis in remarks to open the second day of his National Housing Summit, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
51Jan 14, 1998
Meeting the Challenges of Homelessness
Panelists talked about the problem of homelessness in the United States and new methods and solutions to alleviating the problem. The panelists talked about economic conditions and ...
43Dec 19, 1996
Community Empowerment Banking Plan
Secretary Cisneros announced that the administration was providing $20 million for community banks in Washington, DC, Baltimore and six rural Mississippi counties. He stated that these funds ...
39Oct 8, 2008
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Community planning and development staff members of the Department of Housing and Urban Development spoke at a national housing summit. They focused on methods to stabilize neighborhoods in the ...
34Oct 15, 2002
Benefits of Minority Homeownership
Administration officials and economists talked about the benefits of minority homeownership. They also talked about self-help programs, housing affordability, lending to minorities, and ...
30Mar 17, 2000
Gun Lawsuit Settlement
Officials briefed reporters on the Clinton administration’s decision not to join a class action lawsuit against gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson. The threat of legal action was dropped ...
30Oct 1, 2008
Federal Homeowners Program
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Preston talked about the “Hope for Homeowners” program to help struggling families. This program provides additional mortgage assistance to ...
29Nov 24, 1997
FHA Refund and Internet Fraud
Secretary Cuomo and Chairman Pitofsky briefed reporters on two subjects. One was a public education campaign about millions of FHA insurance refunds and about possible fraudulent activities in ...
28Feb 13, 1989
Swearing-In Ceremony of HUD Secretary
27Mar 20, 1995
HUD Department Reorganization
Secretary Cisneros and other administration supporters talked about the administration’s proposal to reform the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan includes budget cuts, ...
25Jun 6, 2008
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Swearing-In
President Bush commented on the latest unemployment figures during the ceremonial swearing-in of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Steven Preston.
Last month the unemployment rate saw ...
24Jul 19, 2002
Combating Chronic Homelessness
Secretary Martinez spoke about programs to end homelessness. He said that his goal was to end chronic homelessness within a decade.
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