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May/June 2011 Newsletter

  • The State of the Nation’s Housing 2011
    Joint Center for Housing Studies -
    Harvard University

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  • FDIC Softens Its Position on Overdraft Program Guidance
    American Banker — Friday, April 8, 2011
    by Joe Adler
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  • A Ridiculous Take on the Mortgage Settlement
    Columbia Journalism Review – April 12, 2011
    by Felix Salmon
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  • Study: State AG Servicer Terms Could Cost Ecomony $10 Billion a Year
    American Banker – April 12, 2011
    by Cheyenne Hopkins
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  • Ultimate Spoiler Alert
    Op-Ed by David Brooks – NY Times
    April 14, 2011
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  • Who’s Serious Now?
    by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times
    Friday, April 15, 2011
    The battle of the budget plans has one serious entry, and one combination of mean-spiritedness and fantasy:
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  • Letting the Banks off the Hook
    Op-Ed by Joe Nocera, NY Times
    April 18, 2011
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  • Limits sought to employers’ use of credit reports
    by Byron Acohido, USA TODAY
    Updated April 28, 2011
    Battle lines are being drawn in state capitals over whether workers should be judged by their creditworthiness.
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  • Shelby Should Get Out of the Way and Let the CFPB Get to Work
    American Banker — Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    by Barbara A. Rehm
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  • Luster Dims For a Public Microlender
    by Vikas Bajaj – NY Times
    May 11, 2011
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  • Ferrandino: McNulty risking billion-plus just to satisfy payday loan industry
    by John Tomasic – The Colorado Independent
    May 11, 2011
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  • Colorado Senate votes against House ‘payday payback’amendent
    by John Tomasic – The Colorado Independent
    May 11, 2011
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  • The Republicans’ fight against consumer protection
    by Michelle Singletary – May 11, 2011
    The Washington Post with Bloomberg – Business
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  • Consumer Protection Gets More Emphasis, Separate House at FDIC
    American Banker – Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    by Joe Adler
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  • Thirteenth Periodic Mortgage Fraud Case Report
    LexisNexis® Mortgage Asset Research Institute
    May 2011
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  • America’s Rental Housing
    Meeting Challenges, Building on Opportunities
    Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University – 2011
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  • “Simply Unacceptable”
    Homelessness and the Human Right to Housing in the United States 2011 – National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
    June, 2011
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March/April 2011 Newsletter

  • Maryland challenges online payday lender owned by tribal member
    By Amy Biegelsen-March 21, 2011
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  • FDIC: Risk Retention Plan Coming March 29
    By Cheyenne Hopkins-American Banker-March 22, 2011
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  • Regulators Unveil Mortgage-Lending Rules
    By Nick Timiros And Victoria McGrane
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  • Reverse mortgages could be next financial fiasco
    National Consumer Law Center- March 2011
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  • Banks to AGs on Servicing Fraud: Drop Dead
    By Adam Levitin- March 31, 2011
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  • Bloomberg news: Mortgage Brokers Win Appeals Bid Temporarily Blocking Fed Loan Fees Rule
    By Tom Schoenberg- April 2011
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  • Regulators Ready Enforcement Orders Against Servicers as State AG Talks Stall
    By Cheyenne Hopkins- Apr 1, 2011
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  • Home vacancies jumped in the past decade, spreading into the suburbs
    By Bill Bush- April 3, 2011
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January/February 2011 Newsletter

  • Crisis Panel Report Blames Wall Street, Washington
    By Robert Schmidt and Phil Mattingly--Bloomberg -January 26, 2011
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  • Ohio to lose 2 seats in Congress
    By Malia Rulon- The Cincinatti Enquirer-December 21, 2010
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  • Veteran off the street for Christmas
    By Jim Carney- The Akron Beacon Journal- December 21, 2010
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  • Homelessness: Committee addresses key issues faced by homeless
    By Kate York,-----The Marietta Times -December 19th, 2010
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  • Sisters of charity: Siblings give help to homeless youths
    By Rita Price- The Columbus Dispatch-December 18th, 2010
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  • City's $300,000 for homeless to be matched by anonymous donor
    By Rita Price and Doug Caruso----- The Columbus Dispatch- December 14th, 2010
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  • 3 area agencies that aid poor to share $287,600
    The Toledo Blade-December 14th, 2010
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  • Dayton nonprofits get improvement funds
    The Dayton Business Journal -December 13th, 2010
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November/ December Newsletter

  • Mortgage Delinquencies in Ohio Rise in Latest National
    Delinquency Survey
    By Melissa Key- Mortgage Brokers Association
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  • Cleveland records largest decline as home prices fall in nation's largest cities
    The Associated press
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  • Plugging the hole
    By Joe Hallet & Mark Niquette- The Columbus Dispatch-October 10th, 2010
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  • State Lawmakers likely to accomplish little before the end of the year
    By Joe Gullen ----The Plain Dealer -November 15th, 2010
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  • Deal over Foreclosures Stays out of Reach
    By David Streitfeld and Nelson D. Schwartz,
    The New York Times -November 17th, 2010
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  • Ohio rises on index of consumer distress
    By Mark Williams- The Columbus Dispatch-November 18th, 2010
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  • Banks Accused of misleading owners
    By Jill Reipenoff- The Columbus Dipatch- November 28th, 2010
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  • Terrific 11 Min. movie produced by Maine housing advocates. Fresh look at housing vouchers - must see.
    Along the Way Home
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September/ October Newsletter

  • Countrywide’s Mozilo Loses Bid for Dismissal of SEC’s Subprime Risk Suit
    Bloomberg - September 17, 2010
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  • New Fed limits on yield spread premium protects mortgage servicers from defaults” Moody’s
    by Christine Ricciardi - HOUSINGWIRE - September 07, 2010
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  • Hate Crimes Against The Homeless - America’s Growing Tide of Violence
    National Coalition for the Homeless - August, 2010
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  • Costs Associated With First-Time Homelessness for Families and Individuals
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Policy Development and Research
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  • Strategies for Improving Homeless People’s Access to Mainstream Benefits and Services
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Policy Development and Research
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  • Life After Transitional Housing for Homeless Families
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Policy Development and Research
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  • Homelessness Funding Priority: Preventing and Reducing Homelessness
    Osteopathic Heritage Foundations
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  • HousingStory predicts a nine percent fall in property prices nationwide in 2010
    Housing Story Net - September 9, 2010
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July/ August Newsletter

  • Rural Homelessness - Better Collaboration by HHS and HUD Could Improve Delivery of Services in Rural Areas
  • Strengthening At Risk and Homeless Young Mothers and Children - Evaluation Report
  • Six Problems the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Should Tackle First
  • Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich
  • GREATER FOOLS
    • The New Yorker – THE FINANCIAL PAGE
      by James Surowiecki – July 5, 2010
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  • The Pragmatic Rebels
  • Krugman or Paulson: Who You Gonna Bet On?
    • Is the sky falling, or the sun up? The Times' Keynesian forecasts a third depression. Paulson says humbug
      Bloomberg Businessweek – COMMENTARY July 1, 2010 – By Hugo Lindgren
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  • Ending Family Homelessness
    • Lessons from Communities
      National Alliance to End Homelessness – July, 2010
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  • Young Family Critical Time Intervention (CTI): Successful Transitions from Homelessness to Stability
  • Rural Voices - The Magazine of The Housing Assistance Council - Spring 2010 - Volume 14 - No 2
  • The State of the Nation's Housing - 2010
  • The Baseline Scenario - What Happened to the Global Economy and What We Can Do About It
  • A Place at the Table: Prohibitions on Sharing Food with People Experiencing Homelessness
    • A Report by The National Coalition for the Homeless And The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty – July 2010
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  • Between the Lines - A Question & Answer Guide on Legal Issues in Supportive Housing
    • Prepared by Goldfarb & Lipman LLP - Corporation for Supportive Housing – 2010 National Edition
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  • The 2009 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development – June, 2010
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  • Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center
    • Residential Instability and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Education Program What We Know, Plus Gaps in Research Mary Cunningham, Robin Harwood, Sam Hall
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  • Opening Doors - Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness - 2010
  • Staying Home: The Rights of Renters Living in Foreclosed Properties
    • A Report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty – June, 2010
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