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.

A Trump official with a 6-figure salary is moving to public housing

A Trump administration official with a six-figure salary is planning to move from her Trump Tower condo into public housing.

Connect the Sessions: ICNY’s Data Track explores MLSs, platforms, emerging tech and more

Learn why “The consumer is looking for an all-inclusive experience.”

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.

Death of the home appraisal?

Proposed government regulations announced by Office of the Comptroller of Currency would raise the threshold for transactions requiring an appraisal.

National flood insurance program set to expire Friday

The deadline to extend the National Flood Insurance Program expires Friday, meaning House and Senate have two days during the lame duck session to ensure homeowners will have protection.

What the new cash buyer rules mean for you

The U.S. Treasury Department is expanding previous regulations to more U.S. counties and lowering the sales price threshold for reporting.

Real estate responds to Trump administration’s reported trans policy change

The report has already sparked protests and activism across the U.S. over concerns that such a policy change would lead to fewer protections against discrimination for the transgender community.

Trump admin proposes new tax-break rules for developers

The Trump Administration proposed new guidelines Friday that would create tax incentives for developers to build in so-called “Opportunity Zones.”