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News Clips, Thursday, April 27, 2017
(RECAP: Homeowners can now refinance their mortgages to pay off student loan debt, according to new guidelines issued by Fannie Mae, the largest backer of mortgage credit in the country. And new policies will help more borrowers with student debt qualify for a home loan.)
The Hill, Wednesday, April 26, 2017
(RECAP: Ben Carson,President Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), said in a new interview that his forthcoming agenda will promote partnerships between the public and private sectors. "The biggest tools are the partnerships — public, private, nonprofit and faith community partnerships — which allow us to leverage those federal dollars," Carson told The Associated Press in an interview published Wednesday.)
CityLab, Friday, April 21, 2017
(RECAP: HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program tries to save public housing units by transferring them to the private sector. It’s earned bipartisan support, but some housing advocates worry about accountability.)
WVTF Public Radio, Wednesday, April 26, 2017
(RECAP: Community Housing Partners, which built the Summit at Hopewell in exchange for tax credits, says it’s investigated those claims and found most to be false. But the Legal Aid Justice Center pressed ahead, filing a number of complaints with federal agencies. HUD is now investigating, and its findings could prove important to about 13,000 people who rent from Community Housing Partners in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Kentucky and Florida.)
The Daily Progress, Tuesday, April 25, 2017
(RECAP: At its largest meeting of the year, an interfaith coalition of 27 congregations known as IMPACT sought a commitment from Albemarle County officials to create a plan for more affordable housing for county residents over the age of 65. Gathered in the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School on Tuesday, an estimated 1,000 people — Christians, Muslims and Jews — were in attendance at the annual Nehemiah Action Assembly.)


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