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FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for areas in Connecticut affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on August 4, 2020.
6 Aug 2020
As major wildfire activity continues across the Western U.S., Safeguard has created an approximate listing of events responsible for structural damage.
3 Aug 2020
FEMA issued an update to a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in Alabama affected by severe storms and flooding that took place February 5 to March 6, 2020.
31 Jul 2020
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson applauded the confirmation of Dana Wade to serve as the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) commissioner. Wade previously served as acting federal housing commissioner and assistant secretary for housing from July 2017 to June 2018, where she oversaw over 2,400 employees and implemented enhanced risk management and monitoring of FHA’s $1.3 trillion portfolio.
28 Jul 2020
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand has named Elizabeth Green as acting administrator of Rural Housing Service. Previously, Green served as USDA Rural Development’s state director for Virginia. During her tenure, she led a team of 61 to invest in rural communities across the state.
28 Jul 2020
The Weather Channel published a report offering the latest updates for Hurricane Douglas, which is pulling away from Hawaii and expected to return to open water.
27 Jul 2020
The Weather Channel issued a report offering the latest on Tropical Depression Hanna, which has caused flooding and damage in South Texas.
27 Jul 2020
A5627/S4408 has passed the New York State Legislature. The proposed legislation would require an authorized lender that seeks to foreclose upon a reverse mortgage issued under the federal home equity conversion mortgage program to provide notice to the department of financial services and to the mortgagor.
22 Jul 2020
A.6976/S.4190 has passed the New York State Legislature. The proposed legislation would require a mortgage loan servicer’s name and phone number to be included at multiple points during foreclosure proceedings.
21 Jul 2020
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) proposed its 2021 housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
20 Jul 2020