In the aftermath of more than 2.5 million foreclosures, the Federal Housing Administration is now offering a homeownership program that will put previously troubled borrowers on a fast-tracked return to the home ownership market.
In the midst of varying proposals for housing reform, civil rights leaders are publicly calling for lawmakers to keep mortgage lending affordable and accessible.
The overwhelming majority of underwater homeowners continue to make payments on their mortgages that exceed the present value of their home.
In her first media interview, Cerita Battles, senior vice president, head of Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, sat down with The Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes last month to answer questions about the national homeownership crisis.
As the United States closes the gap in our recovery from one of the most severe economic downturns since the Great Depression, Americans need to take a serious look at our alternatives, and advocate for strategies that will make consumers ...
Like a growing number of Baby Boomers, Diane Morgan-Brown faced the dilemma of caring for her aging parents while living more than 400 miles away from them.
The statement that best captures the mission of the District’s Department of Housing and Community Development is to keep people in their homes, the agency’s director said.
With all of this newness being created in the District, there are still many neighborhoods that have held on to their unique charm, with residents maintaining their property's value and appeal.
In the midst of an economic downturn and with neighbors in close proximity, how best can today's urban chic create a gardening oasis?
New homes in 2015 will be smaller, greener and more casual.
This new paperback edition of Style and Grace showcases the stylish, elegant, and, above all, unique homes of distinguished African American professionals and entertainers, by the premier expert on the architectural history of Harlem.
Are you a District of Columbia homeowner facing foreclosure? If so, the city has a foreclosure mediation program that could help you save your home.
Nobody keeps track of how many people have paid off their mortgage and either purposely or accidentally let their insurance lapse. But you may have a relative in the same position. If they've paid off their mortgage, they must remember ...
A few days ago, HUD released data showing that more 620,000 troubled homeowners received more than $50 billion in principal reductions and savings.
A tour of homes usually features high-end properties with lavish furnishings. But a recent tour of homes in Prince George’s County had a different focus – affordability.