Opinion

Market Embraces Workforce Housing

Market Embraces Workforce Housing

MassHousing launched the nation’s most ambitious state-level initiative specifically aimed at building middle-income affordability because we saw the housing market struggling to respond to the housing needs of Massachusetts’s working families.

The Problem With Pot

State by state, the march towards decriminalization of marijuana rolls on – despite the drug’s continued illegality at the federal level.
Here in Massachusetts the voters have spoken and the personal growth and use of marijuana is now the law of the land. You can’t sell it, but you can

Our Homes, Our Voices

Our Homes, Our Voices

For one week last month, while many Americans were on vacation, thousands of people across the country mobilized around a cause that most people seldom think about but that affects millions of people – having a safe and affordable place to call home.

Borderline Borrowers Benefit

Several recent changes to mortgage underwriting and approval standards show a loosening of requirements for approval from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – but the jury is out on what impact those changes will have on the overall economy.

SAFE Act Versus TILA Rule

SAFE Act Versus TILA Rule

By being careful to comply with SAFE Act requirements by maintaining NMLS licenses for more employees than is likely necessary, are bankers putting themselves at greater risk of running afoul of Truth in Lending requirements?