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Exclusive: Fearing foreclosure crisis, U.S. watchdog cracks down on mortgage servicers

FILE PHOTO: A “Price Reduced” sign is displayed on a home for sale in northern Virginia suburb of Vienna, outside Washington, October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Koh Gui Qing, Katanga Johnson and Chris Prentice NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. consumer watchdog is scrutinizing mortgage servicers’ compliance with pandemic relief […]

Biden: Surge in Illegal Immigration Along Border Is a ‘Crisis’

President Joe Biden has for the first time described the recent surge of illegal immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border as a crisis, in the midst of Republican-led pressure to do so. Over the weekend, Biden was asked by a reporter in Delaware about his policy on refugee admissions. “We’re going to increase the number [of […]

Pa. Rep. Meuser sees firsthand humanitarian crisis at border

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 10: Rep. Dan Meuser spoke during a hearing March 10, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ting Shen-Pool/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:45 PM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 Pennsylvania Rep. Dan Meuser (R) visited the Rio Grande River border. Reports said Meuser took a trip to the […]

How New Zealand’s much-admired COVID-19 response helped fuel a housing crisis

Murray Edridge, the head of Wellington City Mission, who helps desperate families and individuals seeking food and shelter, poses for a photo in Wellington, New Zealand, in this undated handout photo. Wellington City Mission/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION April 16, 2021 By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON (Reuters) – For many, life in New Zealand’s capital Wellington is […]

Biden Admin Releases $39 Billion From Stimulus Package to Address ‘Child Care Crisis’

The White House on Thursday announced that it is releasing $39 billion in funding for states to address the “child care crisis” with the money to come from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill President Joe Biden signed into law last month. The Biden administration said the $39 billion is aimed at addressing the “acute, […]