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Helping Homebuyers and Housing

John C. Weicher

HUD has just completed a badly needed reform of the rules governing real estate settlements. The changes are consistent with President Obama’s campaign pledge to mandate accurate loan disclosure. He can minimize the risk of a future subprime mortgage mess and stimulate the housing market by letting the new rules stand.

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