Although many economists claim the recession is over, millions of Americans, particularly in communities of color, are still reeling from its financial effects. New mortgage rules, effective Jan. 10, offer a strong foundation to begin rebuilding what has been lost.
Wells Fargo & Company, America's largest mortgage lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes and improve their lives, announced Thursday more than 5,000 low- to moderate-income adults have become ...
With the annual holiday season approaching, many across the country will soon be celebrating with families and loved ones. But for families still troubled by delinquent mortgages and foreclosures, this time of year has another meaning.
The U.S. Department of Justice and HUD have found that the biggest problem in its attempt to end housing discrimination is educating the public on when and how to file a complaint.
The DC Opens Doors program is designed to help as many people as possible get the mortgage financing and down payment assistance they need to help make homeownership affordable in Washington, D.C.
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.