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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: News


MassDevelopment Board Names Marty Jones New President & CEO - April 15, 2011

BOSTON – MassDevelopment Board Chair Greg Bialecki today announced that experienced real estate developer Marty Jones has been selected by the MassDevelopment Board for the position of President and CEO.

OCC Takes Enforcement Action Against Eight Servicers for Unsafe and Unsound Foreclosure Practices - April 13, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced formal enforcement actions against eight national bank mortgage servicers and two third-party servicer providers for unsafe and unsound practices related to residential mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing.

Final FY2011 Continuing Resolution for HUD Budget - April 12, 2011

Please click here to read CHAPA's summary of HUD's FY2010 Budget as it compares to the FY2011 Continuing Resolution.

CHAPA Posts Program Manager Position - March 31, 2011

Please click here to view the job description and application process.

DHCD Releases 40B Design Guidelines - March 31, 2011

Please click here to download the DHCD's 40B Design Guidebook.

Federal Agencies Release Proposed Rule on Qualified Residential Mortgages - March 30, 2011

The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday proposed a rule that would require sponsors of asset-backed securities (ABS) to retain at least 5 percent of the credit risk of the assets underlying the securities.

Presentations from March 23, 2011 CHAPA Breakfast Forum on Foreclosure - March 23, 2011

Please click here to view Timothy Warren, Jr's presentation.

Click here to view Peter Gagliardi's presentation.