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A New Deputy Secretary for HUD?
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:18:29 +0000

This week, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing to discuss the nomination of Brian Montgomery as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs. Here's what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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Mortgage Servicing: Keeping Up With the Consumer
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:52:42 +0000

Dana Dillard, EVP, Corporate Social Responsibility at Mr. Cooper, recently spoke with DS News about the struggles with keeping their customers in the know. How are company's overcoming these challenges through technology?

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The Importance of Cybersecurity in Risk Management
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:36:49 +0000

In a recent webinar, Safeguard identified some of the trends impacting security in financial services going into 2020.

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GSEs Move Closer to Public Offering
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:59:40 +0000

As Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac approach privatization, here's what the next steps are in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's plan.

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November Jobs Report a ‘Significant Surprise’
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:14:56 +0000

One economist says the latest report could lead to a strong and competitive housing market in 2020. Click through to see more reaction.

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GSEs Appoint Common Securitization Solutions Head
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:52:42 +0000

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac named Anthony N. Renzi as CEO of Common Securitization Solutions, and Fitch Ratings announced a new partnership in The Industry Pulse.

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Federal Housing Commissioner Montgomery Updates Congress
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:31:06 +0000

The Honorable Brian Montgomery, Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration gave an update on the FHA at the close of 2019, with a focus on how the Administration is improving its ability to promote access to homeownership, particularly for underserved borrowers.

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Housing Insurers Made to Stay
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:18:36 +0000

California state regulators have announced a one-year moratorium banning insurers from not renewing homeowner’s policies in areas impacted by wildfires.

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Motor City’s Foreclosure Payment Purgatory
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:54:26 +0000

While Detroit offers programs aimed at reducing property tax foreclosures in the city, here's why many residents are still stuck making payments.

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GSE Reform: ‘Lots of Work Remains’
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:58:31 +0000

The American Enterprise Institute pointed out several areas for improvement for the GSEs on the path to housing finance reform.

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