HUD cuts to devastate mortgage counseling agencies across nation

By Ben Hallman

HUD mortgage counseling program loses funds, hundreds of housing counseling agencies hammered

As Fannie, Freddie flounder, six top execs receive handsome rewards

By John Solomon and Julie Vorman

Obama administration approves $34 million in compensation without market analysis of executive pay

Philadelphia Housing Authority spent millions improperly

By Aaron Mehta

The agency in charge of low-income housing for Philadelphia paid $30.5 million to outside law firms over a three-year period and couldn’t fu

Public housing, private frustration

By Brian Ross, Avni Patel, John Solomon and Laurel Adams

HUD-funded housing projects wasted money on belly dancers, sex offenders and dead residents....

Lax oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

By The Center for Public Integrity

Government-sponsored companies spent $170 million on lobbying over the past decade, and contributed $4.8 million to congressional campaigns

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Housing Finance Agency":

"… nie under government conservatorship with a new independent regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Without a federal takeover, the two companies, whose stock fell 98 …"

Fannie’s favorite son

By Matthew Lewis

The federal rescue plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is just waiting for the president’s signature at this point, but that doesn’t mean th

Excerpts from this story referencing "junior senator":

"… eally opens up.Fannie Mae-identified individuals have given $66,899 to the junior senator from Illinois, according to data obtained from the Center for Responsive P …"

Housing secretary to release funds to struggling nonprofits

By John Dunbar

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2002 — Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez said yesterday that dozens of struggling

Excerpts from this story referencing "federal law":

"… nted to make sure the division had not violated the Anti-Deficiency Act, a federal law that bans agencies from overspending their budgets.Nancy Segerdahl, a spok …"

Bradley was driving force behind biggest tax giveaway

January 6, 2000 — Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley laid out his plans for tax reform on Jan. 4, attacking corporate tax shelte

Excerpts from this story referencing "Phillips Petroleum":

"… on, New York. The corporations, not identified by name in the law, were Phillips Petroleum (headquartered in Bartlesville, Okla.), and Texaco. The provisions, design …"

"… few that received special rules. Of course, like the breaks for Texaco and Phillips Petroleum, none of the transition rules mentioned by name the beneficiary of the tax …"