Shaun Donovan

Senate Confirms Former HUD Secretary Donovan As OMB Chief
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Senate Confirms Former HUD Secretary Donovan As OMB Chief

HousingWire staffer Ben Lane reports that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, who had... More

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And, Heeeeeeeeere's Shaunnie!

As the U.S. economy gradually strengthens, many folks still argue that renting a... More

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Federal Agencies Push for Healthier Homes

Millions of U.S. homes have moderate to severe physical housing problems, which can cause a wide range of health issues. More

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Changes to MID Seen as Increasingly Likely

The consequences of eliminating or limiting the tax break for mortgage borrowers are being debated. More

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Principal Forgiveness May Save GSEs $1.7 Billion

With new incentives from the Treasury, FHFA may be legally obligated to implement a write-off program. More

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HUD Announces 2011 Sustainable Communities Grants

The department has awarded $96 million in planning grants aimed at encouraging economic viability with sustainable growth. More

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Feds Seek Investors Willing to Convert Foreclosures to Rental Properties

The Obama Administration wants to remove $30 billion in distressed assets from government-sponsored entities’ books. More

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Unemployed FHA Borrowers to Get Year of Forbearance

The Obama administration intends for the changes to become an industry standard. More

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Despite Bad News, HUD’s Donovan Sees House Prices Rising Soon

But builders and buyers in many markets are still waiting for prices to hit bottom. More

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Builders Fight for Value Recognition for Energy-Efficient Homes

As government programs shift focus to improving the energy efficiency of existing homes, builders say lenders and appraisers disincentivize energy-efficient new construction. More

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