Say hello to your new CFPB director, Kathy Kraninger

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finally has a non-temporary leader. On Thursday, the Senate voted 50-49 along party lines, with no Democrat voting in support, to approve Kathy Kraninger as the new head of CFPB.

Say hello to your new CFPB director, Kathy Kraninger

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finally has a non-temporary leader. On Thursday, the Senate voted 50-49 along party lines, with no Democrat voting in support, to approve Kathy Kraninger as the new head of CFPB.

Congress punts flood insurance extension to next week

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a six-month extension to the National Flood Insurance Program just hours before the program lapsed.

50M homes vulnerable to coastal flooding, climate report concludes

A report released Friday concludes that as many as 49.9 million homes along U.S. shorelines could be threatened by rising sea levels caused by global warming.

Will a break from political uncertainty help the real estate market?

With midterm elections in the rearview mirror, many in the real estate industry are wondering if the end to the political uncertainty of the past few months will finally help some buyers get off the fence and ready to make a deal.

Connecticut Realtors hire firm with ties to Cambridge Analytica

The Connecticut Association of Realtors’ political fundraising arm has enlisted a former executive at the embattled political data and marketing firm Cambridge Analytica in an attempt to boost Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski ahead of Tuesday’s election.

Tax authority opens investigation into Trump’s real estate empire

The origins of President Donald Trump’s real estate empire are now under investigation, following a bombshell “New York Times” article.

Sale of infamous MS-13 house raises real estate disclosure issues

A young couple bought a Long Island home only to discover that the surrounding neighborhood was ground zero for the dangerous MS-13 gang.

A third of top HUD appointees have no housing policy experience

A slew of political appointees at HUD have been found to have no housing policy experience but instead worked on campaigns for Donald Trump or Ben Carson.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson observes anniversary of MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson wrote a tweet in support of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.