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ConsumerWatch: Reverse Mortgages Confuse Elderly

The bureau said foreclosure rates are rising at an “alarming rate” for senior homeowners with these reverse mortgages. The federal agency urged consumers especial older homeowners to do their research before using a reverse mortgage to tape their home equity.

06/28/2012

(CBS)

Bay Area Fair Housing Agencies Awarded Over $4M

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Friday awarded more than $4 million to seven Bay Area fair housing organizations to help local residents who have been victims of housing discrimination, agency officials said.

05/13/2012

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area To Receive Millions From HUD For Homeless Programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding over $200 million in federal grants to 731 local homeless programs across the country.

03/13/2012

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Current & Former Homeowners Getting Federal Help On Foreclosure

Homeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 are getting more time to apply for an Independent Foreclosure Review.

02/20/2012

San Francisco Homes For Sale

San Francisco Gets Grant To Develop Housing Near Workplaces

The San Francisco Bay Area has received a $5 million dollar grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop ways to efficiently connect jobs to the places where people live.

11/29/2011

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks during a press conference at the Alice Griffith housing project on August 31, 2011.

Federal Grant To Revitalize San Francisco Housing Project

The $30.5 million in federal funds is helping to bring new life to the Alice Griffith housing development near Candlestick Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

Housing Help On The Way For Bay Area’s Homeless Veterans

A new grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will help the Bay Area take hundreds of homeless veterans off the street. The $4 million will be used towards helping those who served their country find permanent housing.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/20/2011

(AP)

Contra Costa Homeless Census Underway

A count of Contra Costa County’s homeless residents began Wednesday morning.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2011

Loan modification event for troubled homeowners in Oakland on Monday. (CBS)

HUD Secretary Appears At Oakland Loan Modification Event

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said he hopes that a mortgage modification event in Oakland on Monday will be a model for helping troubled homeowners across the country who are facing foreclosure.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010

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