Regulation & Policy

Appeals Court Okays BofA's $8.5 billion Mortgage Bond Settlement
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Appeals Court Okays BofA's $8.5 billion Mortgage Bond Settlement

Reuters staffers Karen Freifield and Jonathan Stempel report that a New York state... Read more

Find Energy Incentives with DSIRE Database
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Find Energy Incentives with DSIRE Database

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has updated the green... Read more

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House GOP Continues to Oppose Immigration MeasuresHouse GOP Continues to Oppose Immigration Measures

Wall Street Journal staffer Nick Timiraos reports that House Republican leaders have vowed to keep trying to block President Barack Obama’s immigration measures. Read more

Pending Legislation Could Impact Builders
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Pending Legislation Could Impact Builders

Pending legislation across several states could weaken or repeal laws that impact... Read more

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New FHFA Rules on Troubled Loan SalesNew FHFA Rules on Troubled Loan Sales

Wall Street Journal staffer Joe Light reports that a top federal housing regulator said it would impose new rules on investors who want to buy delinquent loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read more

Ground School for Drone Pilots
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Ground School for Drone Pilots

Wired contributor Klint Finley profiles Portland, Ore.-based SkyWard, a company... Read more

Grid Locked: Arizona's Solar Pricing Battle Flares
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Grid Locked: Arizona's Solar Pricing Battle Flares

Arizona Republic staffer Ryan Randazzo reports that even after last week's vote by... Read more

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The Plight of the U.S. Middle ClassThe Plight of the U.S. Middle Class

New York Times Upshot contributor Joseph Barro looks at the economics and policymaking implications of the American middle class, which has struggled, but may be seeing improvement. Read more

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Construction-Defect Lawsuits Get Taken to TaskConstruction-Defect Lawsuits Get Taken to Task

Wall Street Journal staffer Kris Hudson reports that lawmakers in several states, led by Nevada, are moving to rein in construction-defect laws, a change that would curtail allegedly frivolous litigation but also make it more difficult for homeowners with legitimate claims to sue home builders over flaws. Read more

Not All Hard-Hit Neighborhoods Recover Equally
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Not All Hard-Hit Neighborhoods Recover Equally

Harvard doctoral fellow Jackelyn Hwang has released a new research paper showing... Read more

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