U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

6:42am

Thu January 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Jobless Claims At Five-Year Low; Home Building Hit Five-Year High In 2012

Originally published on Thu January 17, 2013 12:53 pm

Going up in Chicago: Row houses under construction.
Scott Olson Getty Images

8:35am

Wed November 28, 2012

8:21am

Wed October 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Sales Of New Homes Hit Fastest Pace In 2 1/2 years

A sign of the times at a building site in Ohio earlier this year.
John Kuntz The Plain Dealer /Landov

Sales of new single-family homes rose 5.7 percent in September from August and at an annual rate of 389,000 hit the fastest pace since April 2010, the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development say.

Sales were up 27.1 percent from September 2011.

Reuters calls the news "further evidence the housing market recovery is gaining steam."

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8:23am

Wed September 26, 2012

7:24am

Mon August 6, 2012
Business

Minorities To Be Paid In Mortgage Discrimination Suits

Coloradan Davelle Reggans had great credit and no debt when she took out a mortgage on a condo. She didn't receive a good, fixed-rate loan and ended up losing the condo.
Molly Sinnott Colorado Public News

When Davelle Reggans heard that her former lender had settled a federal lawsuit claiming discrimination against African-American and Latinos for $335 million, the story sounded familiar.

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