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Risk Retention

Growing Racial Wealth Gap Adds to Concerns about High Down Payment Proposed in Mortgage Rule

Dory Rand | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Dory Rand

Key policies of the last decade, such as the Bush Administration's "Ownership Society," sought to expand homeownership opportunities without putting in place effective safeguards against unchecked and unscrupulous lenders.

Effective Housing Reform Requires Mortgage Lenders Retain Risk: Official

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Regulators want to ensure mortgage lenders retain some of the risk on loans they originate, as it is crucial to strengthen the housing fi...

Zach Carter

Fed Official Calls For Major Foreclosure Reforms | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top federal regulator told bankers on Friday that a major investigation into Wall Street's foreclosure system has revealed a "broken" ...

Zach Carter

Fed CAVES On Foreclosure Regulations | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve has reversed its opposition to new rules reining in foreclosure abuses, and will support stronger regulations on the...