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December 19, 2019: Chenoa Fund Correspondent Newsletter

Introduction to Newsletter In the newsletter we seek to provide you with important information about the Chenoa Fund in the form of: Program changes and updates Announcements Training updates, webinars, and more Marketing resources you can use with borrowers and realtors Answers to questions News About Chenoa Fund And more…. Chenoa Fund Releases Revised Program …

Cedar Band of Paiutes Applauds New Resolution Calling for HUD to Consult with Tribes

The United South and Eastern Tribes Calls HUD’s Exclusion of Tribal Nations ‘Antithetical’ to Federal Policy The Cedar Band of Paiutes today commended the United South and Eastern Tribes Sovereignty Protection Fund (USET-SPF) resolution responding to the April 18, 2019 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issuance of Mortgagee Letter 19-06. The HUD Mortgagee …

Cedar Band of Paiutes Applauds Sen. Tom Udall’s Remarks Reinforcing Sanctity of Tribal Consultations

The Cedar Band of Paiutes applauds Senator Tom Udall’s (D-N.M.) recent remarks reprimanding a federal agency for its failure to conduct tribal consultations with regard to programs impacting Indian tribes. In response to the agency representative’s assertion that it did not engage in consultation with tribes because it was not statutorily required to do so, …

CBC Mortgage Agency Lauds Chairman Lacy Clay’s Questioning on Down Payment Assistance

Clay Questioned FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery; Underscored Collecting Data on Individual Government Entities as Paramount to Extending DPA Assistance to Minority Communities CBC Mortgage Agency (CBCMA) today applauded Chairman Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development & Insurance for his supportive remarks regarding down payment assistance (DPA) programs. During …

New Mortgage Industry Report Seriously Challenges Down Payment Assistance Stigma of “High-Rates of Delinquency”

Over the last several years reports have surfaced stating that down-payment assistance exhibit “high rates of delinquency” as in the 2018 Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) report to Congress1, “Mortgages with DPA generally exhibit higher rates of delinquency and default, and those with such assistance financed by self-identified governmental entities have higher rates …

November 26, 2019: Chenoa Fund Correspondent Newsletter

Introduction to Newsletter This is the first of what we are planning to be a weekly newsletter. In the newsletter we seek to provide you with important information about the Chenoa Fund in the form of: Program changes and updates Announcements Training updates, webinars, and more Marketing resources you can use with borrowers and realtors …

Cedar Band of Paiutes Applauds New Resolution Passed by National Congress of American Indians

NCAI Calls Upon HUD to Engage in ‘Meaningful’ Government-to-Government Consultations The Cedar Band of Paiutes today applauded the National Congress of American Indians’ (NCAI) resolution responding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) issuance of Mortgagee Letter 19-06 on April 18, 2019. The HUD Mortgagee Letter attempted to assert that “tribes are acting …

Debunking Homebuyer Down Payment Myths

Of all the barriers blocking people from becoming homeowners, one stands out above the rest: the down payment. For many young or low-to-median-income Americans, the prospect of accumulating a big chunk of cash to put down on a home seems virtually impossible – especially if they lack family members able to give or loan them …

CBC Mortgage Partners with UHOUSI to Increase Responsible Homeownership Among African Americans

The UHOUSI Initiative is an effort to increase responsible homeownership among African Americans, other minorities and millennials. UHOUSI combines the much-needed down payment assistance with FHA insured mortgages on a nationwide basis to help credit-worthy, qualified buyers achieve the increasingly elusive “American Dream” of homeownership. UHOUSI is a specialized version of CBC Mortgage Agency’s (CBCMA) …