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The Grand Island Independent issued a report outlining the current consideration of Grand Island, Neb., to create its own land bank.
19 Jan 2021
HousingWire published an article highlighting the nomination of Rohit Chopra by President-elect Joe Biden as the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
18 Jan 2021
DS News published an article authored by McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC Partner Charles P. Gufford. In it, Gufford reviews two recent Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals cases related to the HUD Face-to-Face Provision.
15 Jan 2021
NY S1579 would obligate mortgage foreclosure plaintiffs to maintain properties that are vacant or become vacant after commencement of the action, or abandoned by a mortgagor but occupied by a tenant, until transfer of ownership.
13 Jan 2021
A proposed New Jersey bill (A2877) would establish a municipal registration requirement for the owner/mortgage holder of all vacant residential/commercial properties.
7 Jan 2021
The Weather Channel published an article detailing FEMA’s new National Risk Index, which calculates risk for natural disasters among 3,006 U.S. counties.
6 Jan 2021
Freddie Mac announced an extension of the COVID-19 foreclosure moratorium, updates to requirements for borrower-requested cancellation of borrower-paid mortgage insurance, Decision Insights for short sale exceptions, updates to Automated Clearing House authorization forms and more.
9 Dec 2020
According to news outlets, President-Elect Joe Biden has reportedly selected Ohio congresswoman Marcia Fudge to serve as secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). DS News offers a summary of media coverage.
8 Dec 2020
Freddie Mac announced the launch of its Unified Counterparty Experience System® (UCount), a user-friendly platform allowing the submission of information formerly provided through Guide Forms 16SF (Annual Eligibility Certification Report), 1107SF (Seller/Servicer Change Notification Form) and the Annual Eligibility Website.
7 Dec 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final Advisory Opinions Policy to publicly address regulatory uncertainty in its existing regulations and provide guidance to entities on outstanding regulatory uncertainty.
30 Nov 2020