Mortgages

As housing prices increase on the post-recession wave, many experts are asking people to reconsider the dream of buying and owning a home, especially if that means sinking too deeply in debt or sacrificing mobility.
Feb 5, 2014   CBC News
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Administration are looking to increase energy efficiency incentives for homeowners, including opportunities for larger home loans.
Jul 28, 2009   Los Angeles Times
President Barack Obama has announced a $75 billion plan to help counteract home foreclosures -- a move that aims to allow more than 9 million Americans to refinance their troubled mortgages.
Feb 18, 2009   The New York Times
Banks and financial institutions are making the foreclosure crisis worse, as lobbying efforts seek to block bankruptcy courts from gaining more power to reduce debt, according to this article from <em>Der Spiegel</em>.
Feb 17, 2009   Der Spiegel
Officials in Mexico are looking to crack down on rampant police corruption with an unlikely carrot: mortgages.
Oct 7, 2008   Associated Press
The on-going foreclosure and subsequent credit crisis should offer important lessons for housing policy and public policy more broadly. Chief among these lessons might be the falsity of the notion that government regulation is always bad. But some conservative Opinion
Sep 23, 2008   By Lance Freeman
<p>President George W. Bush signed into law a package of housing legislation intended to ease the burden on thousands of borrowers who face losing their homes. The legislation will also bail out major mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.</p>
Jul 30, 2008   The New York Times