HUD Wants to Require ‘Affordable Housing’ in Wealthy Neighborhoods

Republicans hope to block a proposed federal regulation that would force localities to take additional steps to integrate segregated neighborhoods and bring affordable housing to wealthy areas.  If localities fail to take such actions, they would no longer be eligible for community development block grants and other housing related grants. At issue is the “Affirmatively […]

8 Ways First-Time Homebuyers Can Prepare for a Mortgage

When it comes to buying your first home, a lack of knowledge and experience can lead to costly mistakes.  One in four first-time homebuyers say they are completely unfamiliar with the mortgage financing process  Even amount those with an understanding of the overall process, many first-time homebuyers still had significant knowledge gaps in important areas […]

Good Credit Is Just As Important After Your Home Purchase

Everybody knows how important it is to have great credit when you’re buying a house.  But keeping your credit good after you’ve purchased is just as critical.  Letting your score take a hit after you close escrow can negatively impact you in a few important ways. Credit Cards It’s easier than you thing to get […]

Supreme Court Hears Texas Case over Alleged Housing Discrimination

The first test for new Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton post-inauguration goes before the U.S. Supreme Court January 21st as two sides argue whether civil rights discrimination claims can be applied to the Fair Housing Act. The nexus of this case is in Dallas, where a 1990 consent decree, Walker v HUD, stood for 11 […]

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