FHA bailout pushes federal deficit to $22B

The bill would give the FHA the power to force lenders to cover the cost of a defaulting loan, if the agency discovers a serious violation of federal lending standards, raising much needed cash.

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The passage into U.S. law on October 3, 2008, of the $700 billion financial-sector rescue plan is the latest in the long history of U.S. government bailouts that go back to the Panic of 1792, when the federal government bailed out the 13 United States, which were over-burdened by their debt from the Revolutionary War.

Obama Scorecard warns economy remains fragile The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have released the February edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard-a. that the.

The latest nonfarm payroll figures come at a crucial moment for the Federal. bailout protest outside of the parliament. Photograph: Petros karadjias/ap halifax house price index up 0.4% August, 2.1.

Mortgage applications drop as interest rates rise to 9-month high The decline was due to a drop in the fair value of the investments. acquisitions surrounding the originations business. As mortgage rates follow interest rates higher, mortgage applications are.

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, often called the "bank bailout of 2008," was proposed by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, passed by the 110th United States Congress, and signed into law by President George W. Bush.The act became law as part of Public Law 110-343 on October 3, 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis of 2007-2008.

http://bloom.bg/t9kFRI POLITICS BLAST: CAIN’S SHIFTING ANSWERS – POLITICO’s Alexander Burns. about two years after the federally backed mortgage giants received nearly $170 billion in taxpayer.

After the housing market crashed in 2007, the FHA was the only agency, government or private, to see gains in the years that followed.As a result, the moderate housing recovery is partially attributed to the Federal Housing Administration, but because of reverse mortgages and other losses, this agency may be facing a bailout by the end of 2013.

4 charts show where mortgage jobs are being created HUD hands out $38 million to fight housing discrimination The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii $325,000 as part of $38 million in grants to fight housing discrimination. The grants were awarded. · 4 of those 25 homes have gone pending as of this evening. Keep in mind that all of these listings are at least 10 days old. Also, not all pending sales make it to closing. Plus, Seattle had a week of snow in the prior week that should have created pent up demand during the last 10 days.

Increasing political encroachment on the Federal Reserve, particularly from the republican. officials brought some of the political heat on themselves. By backing bank bailouts that came with few.

What’s Wrong with the Trickle-Down Bailout? Sep. 25, 2008 8:52 AM ET. for debt purchase bailout) pushes the Federal Deficit to more than $11 trillion and does not include the cost of Fannie Mae.

FHA in Line for Taxpayer Bailout. that would provide $943 million for the Federal Housing Administration "to cover losses from loans the. cover an anticipated deficit for the agency, though.

As the G20 kicks off, Obama and Geithner will press the two top European leaders to continue exercising all their influence to get Greece to move quickly to a referendum on euro membership and their.

Trulia: The 10 fastest- and slowest-moving markets Trulia (TRLA) has put together a list of the fastest and slowest moving housing markets in America. Trulia’s analysts looked at the share of homes for sale on Trulia two months ago as of Feb. 14.