Tag: fannie mae

Charlie Crist Helps Get FHFA to Postpone New Refinance Fee

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is claiming victory after the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) decided to postpone a new fee for homeowners looking to refinance. Two weeks ago, Crist teamed up with U.S. Rep....

Florida’s Housing Market Hit Hard by Coronavirus in April

Closed sales of single-family homes across the state in April dropped 20.7 percent compared to April 2019 while condo-townhouse sales fell 36.5 percent over that period. Still, there was a quantum of good news. 

Florida Democrats in Congress Call for Moratorium on Federal Foreclosures, Evictions in Wake of...

More than 100 members of Congress sent a letter this week asking for an immediate, nationwide moratorium on all foreclosures and evictions from properties owned, insured, or overseen by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in light of the coronavirus epidemic. 

C. Edmund Wright: Which is the Bigger Scandal, Bribes to get into College or...

The truth is that “big education” is a corrupt, massive racket that unfortunately enjoys widespread public support, not to mention seemingly unending public funding fueling self-styled superiority. How is it possible for this 800-pound gorilla to remain invisible for the most part in our national conversation?