Obama

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Obama, from most recent to least.

Obama Proposes Fixes For the Housing Market, Ending Fannie and Freddie

Obama Proposes Fixes For the Housing Market, Ending Fannie and Freddie

Shilpi Paul | August 7th 2013

In a speech on Tuesday afternoon, President Obama laid out a few ideas on how to strengthen the housing market, and called for reforming the two... read »

Obama Encouraging Lenders To Loosen Their Restrictions

Obama Encouraging Lenders To Loosen Their Restrictions

Shilpi Paul | April 3rd 2013 | 7 Comments

In a move that worries some, the Obama administration is encouraging lenders to make home loans available to those with weaker credit, The Washington... read »

Bigwig Digs: Inaugural Edition

Bigwig Digs: Inaugural Edition

UrbanTurf Staff | January 21st 2013 | 1 Comment

In honor of today's festivities, after the jump are the three most recent additions to Bigwig Digs, all of them presidential. ... read »

Obama, The Tenant: A Chat With The President’s DC Landlord

Obama, The Tenant: A Chat With The President’s DC Landlord

Shilpi Paul | January 15th 2013 | 12 Comments

As Barack Obama prepares to renew his lease at The White House, UrbanTurf reached out to his very first landlord in DC. ... read »

The Political Leanings of Maryland Zip Codes

The Political Leanings of Maryland Zip Codes

Shilpi Paul | November 2nd 2012

In light of next week's election, UrbanTurf has been digging into campaign donation data for the DC area to find out where Barack Obama and Mitt... read »

Obama’s Manhattan Apartment Now Fetches $2,400 a Month

Obama’s Manhattan Apartment Now Fetches $2,400 a Month

UrbanTurf Staff | August 15th 2012 | 2 Comments

When he lived there in the early 1980s, President Barack Obama paid just $360 a month for his New York City apartment. The rent has increased a... read »

Revamped HARP Actually Helping Homeowners

Revamped HARP Actually Helping Homeowners

Shilpi Paul | June 25th 2012

According to The New York Times, the Obama administration's revamped version of the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) appears to be working:... read »

Experts Weigh In On National Housing Policy

Experts Weigh In On National Housing Policy

Shilpi Paul | April 9th 2012

As part of Zillow's recent conference, "America's Housing Crisis," the real estate website posed one question to a series of experts: If you were... read »

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

UrbanTurf Staff | March 6th 2012

In an effort to allow more homeowners to refinance, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it would be lowering refinancing fees on FHA... read »

The Need-To-Know Aspects of President Obama’s Refi Plan

The Need-To-Know Aspects of President Obama’s Refi Plan

UrbanTurf Staff | February 1st 2012 | 5 Comments

Earlier today, President Obama officially announced his administration's new refinancing plan. UrbanTurf picked out the aspects of the plan that we... read »


 

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