- HFA NewsJuly 22, 2014
Twelve Homeowners Win a Free Mortgage Payment or $1,000 Applied to their CHFA Mortgage through CHFA’s “Home Is Where My Story Starts” Contest
- HFA NewsJuly 22, 2014Maryland DHCD: Weatherization Grants to Help 1,700 Low Income Family Homes Improve Energy Efficiency
Five contractors with proven experience in providing weatherization services to low income households have been awarded $3.3 million each through DHCD's Targeted and Enhanced Weatherization program.
- HFA NewsJuly 21, 2014
The multi-year effort to replace deteriorating public housing in Annapolis and the construction of new affordable housing for senior citizens in west Baltimore were recognized last week by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials as examples of innovative and visionary community development projects.
- Blog PostJuly 16, 2014
According to the Administration's June Housing Scorecard, released earlier this month, the housing market has continued to show signs of progress as sales of new and existing homes continue to rise and foreclosure starts and completions continue to fall. Home equity has also shown strong gains for homeowners, reaching the highest level in seven years.
- Blog PostJuly 14, 2014
On July 10, House Financial Services Committee members John Delaney (D-MD), John Carney (D-DE), and Jim Himes (D-CT) introduced comprehensive housing finance reform legislation. The bill, entitled the Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act of 2014, H.R. 5505, would wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and authorize Ginnie Mae to provide an explicit federal guarantee on mortgage-backed securities (MBS).
- Blog PostJuly 11, 2014
The Senate yesterday confirmed former HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan’s nomination to be the new Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by a vote of 75-22. Donovan is filling the vacancy left by former Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who is now the Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).