Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 8, 2014 The rules are more strict in an effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make the housing market safer for consumers.
Dec 24, 2013 Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. have dropped to a record low since the Federal Reserve announced its plans to slow its bond-buying program.
Dec 9, 2013 As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Dec 4, 2013 The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.
Dec 2, 2013 The 30-year fixed-rate is a popular mortgage, but is it here to stay?
Rowan Moore Gerety
Dec 3, 2013 Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Nov 29, 2013 Congress and the White House are weighing what is next for the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Nov 21, 2013 The White House is throwing cold water on a private investment group’s proposal to recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the giant government-owned and government–backed mortgage companies.
Nov 19, 2013 The Justice Department is expected to announce a record-setting settlement with J.P. Morgan Chase over mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds.
Nov 6, 2013 Under current law, JPMorgan can deduct its $5.1 billion settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from its taxes. Some Democrats are trying to change that.