HUD Chief Urges Passage of Down-Payment Assistance Bill
- Senate Approves Funding for HUD, District of Columbia. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/19/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31765, p5
Reports that the U.S. Senate approved two appropriations bills covering fiscal 2004 spending for the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the District of Columbia. Provisions of the two bills; Amount of funds approved; Purpose of the bill.
- HUD/SRF Spending Bills Inching Along. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/27/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31190, p5
Reports on a legislation that would authorize appropriations for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Appropriations for clean water and safe drinking water state revolving loan funds.
- OMHAR Reauthorization Legislation Goes to Senate; Passage Expected. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;12/20/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31289, p5
Focuses on approval of legislature by the U.S. senate for extending tenure of the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Multifamily Housing Assistance Restructuring. Approval of appropriations bill by the senate; Bond financing for multifamily projects.
- Martinez Calls for Simplification of Loan Closing Process. // National Mortgage News;7/08/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p2
Reports that Mel Martinez, the secretary of U.S. Housing and Urban Development has proposed reform of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) at the state and federal level. Implications of the proposed rule for mortgage brokers and lenders; Comments from John Courson, chairman-elect...
- Martinez Not Inclined to Extend RESPA Comments. // National Mortgage News;10/7/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p3
Reports that Mel Martinez, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is not inclined to extend the October 28, 2002 comment period on the proposal under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA). Provisions of the act; Opponents of the RESPA proposal; Impact of...
- Martinez, Who Donated to Democrats, May Seek Senate for GOP. Gizzi, John // Human Events;12/15/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 43, p5
Focuses on speculations about the alleged plan of U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez to run for U.S. senator after his resignation as secretary on December 8, 2003. Contributions of Martinez to U.S. Democrat senators; Comment given by David Host, spokesman of U.S....
- Housing: HUD Budget Under Fire; Loan Limits for FHA May Climb. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;3/21/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31101, p4
Reports that United States Housing and Urban Development secretary Mel Martinez on 19 March 2001 proposed raising the Federal Housing Administration's loan limits for the first time since 1992. Effort to initiate multifamily rental housing construction; Views of Martinez about increase in...
- HUD: Let Lenders Police Brokers and Appraisers. Julavits, Robert; Bergquist, Erick // American Banker;2/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 25, p1
Reports the decision of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in holding lenders accountable for Federal Housing Administration loan fraud. Criticisms on the decision of the HUD; Comment of HUD secretary Mel Martinez on the issue; Impact of the decision on lending business.
- Martinez Concerned about FHA Fund. // National Mortgage News;01/22/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p2
Reports on Mel Martinez's plans as secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Martinez's confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate in January 2001; Pledge to increase the availability of affordable housing; Continued reform and strengthening of HUD; Plans...