Lawmakers move to improve military housing standards

Complaints about the poor condition of privatized housing on many U.S. military bases have led to a response from lawmakers. Now, the U.S. House and Senate have introduced new bipartisan legislation that aims to provide more safeguards for military members and their families living in inadequate housing. The Ensuring Safe Housing for our Military Act

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Oregon set to introduce statewide rent controls

Lawmakers in Oregon are on the verge of signing into law new legislation that would impose statewide rent controls on landlords in the state.

NAR backs greater protections for homeowners in new flood insurance bill

The National Association of Realtors last week indicated it would support lawmakers in their bid to introduce new flood insurance legislation that would ensure some protection for homeowners against rate increases in the event a flood map changes.

Changes to Arizona Home Inspector Bonding Requirements

Senate Bill 1422, which will take effect as of August 1st, provides for new rules regarding the Arizona home inspection bond requirement.

Ohio moves to combat zombie foreclosures through new legislation

The state of Ohio is stepping up its fight against neighborhood blight by introducing new legislation that aims to speed up the foreclosure process in the state.

Legalizing Criminal Activity – It’ll Take More Than A Finger To Stop The Flood In This Dam

Consumer protections have been put in place for good reasons, so why are title companies and their mortgage industry cronies trying to remove one of the most obvious safeguards? Could it be profit? That’s the only obvious conclusion any sane, thinking person would reach.

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