Foreclosure Crisis Lingers in the Black Community
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Foreclosure Crisis Lingers in the Black Community

By Avis Thomas Lester Urban News Service Affluence is no antidote to foreclosure. In Prince…

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Nomura Misled Fannie, Freddie on Mortgage Bonds, U.S. Judge Finds
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Nomura Misled Fannie, Freddie on Mortgage Bonds, U.S. Judge Finds

Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel, REUTERS   NEW YORK (Reuters) — A U.S. judge on…

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Foreclosure to Home Free, as 5-Year Clock Expires
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Foreclosure to Home Free, as 5-Year Clock Expires

Michael Corkery, THE NEW YORK TIMES MIAMI (The New York Times)—In September, Susan Rodolfi celebrated…

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Squatters Slow Detroit’s Plan to Bulldoze Way to Prosperity
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Squatters Slow Detroit’s Plan to Bulldoze Way to Prosperity

COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Chris Mathews’ crew showed up this month to…

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State AGs and Feds Crackdown on Mortgage Fraud
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State AGs and Feds Crackdown on Mortgage Fraud

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Although the rate of foreclosures nationwide has declined by April,…

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Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double that of Whites
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Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double that of Whites

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard…

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Housing Recovery Bypasses Blacks and Latinos
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Housing Recovery Bypasses Blacks and Latinos

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   Scholars from several of the nation’s most-esteemed colleges and…

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Mortgage Complaints Grow
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Mortgage Complaints Grow

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   In mid-March, the monitor for the National Mortgage Settlement…

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Nation’s Housing Recovery Far from Equal
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Nation’s Housing Recovery Far from Equal

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist With the annual holiday season approaching, many across the country…

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U.S. Housing Recovery Pricing Out First-Time Buyers
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U.S. Housing Recovery Pricing Out First-Time Buyers

CHICAGO, July 23 (UPI) — The U.S. housing recovery is increasingly pricing first-time home buyers out…

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