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Obama

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

Obamas Purchase Kalorama Home For $8.1 Million

Obamas Purchase Kalorama Home For $8.1 Million

UrbanTurf Staff | May 31st 2017

It appears that the Obamas may stay in Washington, DC a bit longer than originally planned. ... 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 17th 2017 | 8 Comments

When Johnsie Walsh rented a unit in her Stanton Park apartment building to a newly-elected senator named Barack Obama in 2005, she had no idea that... read »

Obama Calls on Cities to Loosen Zoning Restrictions

Obama Calls on Cities to Loosen Zoning Restrictions

Nena Perry-Brown | September 26th 2016 | 2 Comments

Today, the Obama administration is calling on cities and counties to explore reforming the rules governing housing, land use and construction in... read »

The Obama’s Next Neighborhood

The Obama’s Next Neighborhood

Nena Perry-Brown | May 24th 2016

The National Journal reports that the first family plans on renting a house in Kalorama after the President's term ends in January, but it is not yet... read »

Obama To Announce Reduction in Insurance Premiums for FHA Loans

Obama To Announce Reduction in Insurance Premiums for FHA Loans

UrbanTurf Staff | January 7th 2015

The president is slated to make an announcement on Thursday that will make many potential homebuyers happy. ... read »

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 »

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 »

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