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House of Representatives holds hearing on government response to mortgage foreclosure crisis

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2009

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "The Private Sector and Government Response to the Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis" to review the results of the federal government’s actions in preventing additional mortgage foreclosures and encouraging existing loan modifications

Federal housing administration delivers quarterly report on Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Programs

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

This week, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) delivered a report to Congress detailing the obligations of its Single-Family Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) Programs from April 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010

House Oversight Committee holds hearing on the impact of Treasury’s foreclosure prevention efforts

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing entitled, "Foreclosure Prevention: Is the Home Affordable Modification Program Preserving Homeownership?"

House Subcommittee holds hearing on recent HAMP enhancements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Today, the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the House Finance Services Committee held a hearing entitled, "The Recently Announced Revisions to the Home Affordable Modification Program" to discuss the enhancements to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) program announced last month by the Treasury

The fate of redevelopment agencies lies with the State Supreme Court

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

By Jan. 15, 2012, the state Supreme Court is expected to decide a legislative challenge that will dramatically impact future development of cities across the Golden State

South (Ga): vendors who performed own home repairs were not buildersellers to whom exception to the rule of caveat emptor applies

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2012

In Georgia, the long-standing rule in real estate purchases is caveat emptor (“let the buyer beware”

House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on role of the lending industry in the home foreclosure crisis

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2009

Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled "Role of the Lending Industry in the Home Foreclosure Crisis."

When insurance policies cover apartments but not condominiums

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

Subcontractors often obtain insurance in case of damage to the owner's property during construction. These insurance contracts contain specific

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission holds field hearing in Miami, Florida

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

Today, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held the third in a series of four field hearings, entitled "The Impact of the Financial Crisis - Miami, Florida" to examine the role and impact of mortgage fraud in Miami

House Committee on Financial Services holds hearing on alternatives for promoting liquidity in the commercial real estate markets, supporting small businesses and increasing job growth

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing titled, “Alternatives for Promoting Liquidity in the Commercial Real Estate Markets, Supporting Small Businesses and Increasing Job Growth” to discuss “The Commercial Real Estate Stabilization Act of 2010” (H.R. 5816) (“CRESA”) proposed by Rep. Walt Minnick (D-ID), with co-sponsors from both parties