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Senators Call on FHA to Lower Mortgage Costs 19.12.2014 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A group of 18 senators—all Democrats and an independent—called on Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro to lower mortgage costs charged by the Federal Housing Administration.
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A History of Housing Regulation and Racial Bias (in Response to Obama Plan Rejection) 17.12.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
This fall, a federal judge threw out a housing regulation issued by President Obama’s administration that said racial bias claims could be based on “seemingly neutral practices that may have a discriminatory effect.” But does subtle discrimination still play a role in housing ...
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Best And Worst Government Jobs 16.12.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
If you’re thinking about working for the government, you might want to consider taking a look at the 2014 list “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government,” released by The Partnership for Public Service ...
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Buyer's remorse: Sandy victims regret taking loans now affecting their eligibility for grants 14.12.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Loans impacting grant money for Sandy victims 14.12.2014 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Superstorm Sandy left Denise Erickson's home with a collapsed foundation, a loan from the Small Business Administration looked like the best deal in town....
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Obituary: Mary Burke Washington, noted economist, rights advocate 14.12.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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No-no questions for lenders 13.12.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Lenders ask for a lot these days when people apply for a mortgage, which is why it’s not unusual for a loan application to be 300 to 500 pages long. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin.But there are some things lenders are not allowed to ask of the roughly 15 million people who are disabled and...
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No-no questions for lenders 13.12.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Lenders ask for a lot these days when people apply for a mortgage, which is why it’s not unusual for a loan application to be 300 to 500 pages long. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin.But there are some things lenders are not allowed to ask of the roughly 15 million people who are disabled and...
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As cities spar over housing spots, working poor just want a home 9.12.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Twin Cities has a growing affordable housing shortage, but critics of a proposed Met Council plan say it lets affluent cities off the hook.
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Promise Zone could invigorate north Minneapolis, some question its efficacy 8.12.2014 Twin Cities Daily Planet
The Minnesota Daily Lesa Clarkson started connecting Minneapolis’ middle and high school students with University of Minnesota undergraduate tutors last year. MORE » Lesa Clarkson started connecting Minneapolis’ middle and high school students with University of Minnesota undergraduate tutors last year. As an associate director for the University’s STEM Education Center, she oversees a group of undergraduate and graduate students who prepare students citywide for the ACT. The program operates partly in north Minneapolis, a historically low-income part of the city. The area has been subject to much attention from both city officials and University staff members, some of whom say it needs lasting attention for it to improve. “A thing like this will take a generation,” Clarkson said. To help the area, University and city leaders applied late last month to receive a Promise Zone designation. If approved, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development would make a section of north Minneapolis part of a ...
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A look at poverty in America, from the inside 25.11.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Open records? Curses FOIA'd again 23.11.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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Justice Department says it collected nearly $25B in penalties, debts in fiscal year 2014 19.11.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Native American kids need more protection, advisory panel tells Holder in new report 18.11.2014 Washington Post

A panel of Indian-country experts will recommend to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday that tribes be allowed to criminally prosecute non-Indians who sexually or physically abuse Native American children on tribal land, saying that juveniles on reservations are living with “dire” levels of violence and poverty.

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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.
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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 AP National
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence....
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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.
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HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets 16.11.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday.
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Amid Little Earth’s poverty and pain, a protest culture aimed at Redskins’ name 13.11.2014 Washington Post

MINNEAPOLIS — The air hovered just above freezing when the first residents left their beleaguered housing project and walked a half mile north, where hundreds of activists were gathering to march in protest of the Washington Redskins’ name and mascot. Dozens of others from this community of brick-and-stucco apartments and townhouses soon followed in cars and vans, by metro and atop bicycles.

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Denver vets file discrimination complaint, say housing is dangerous 11.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
For Anthony Mitchell, the Fourth Quarter Residences were a godsend, a low-rent haven for homeless and disabled veterans at a time when he and his wife were living in their car.
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