U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today released the following statement on the new House Republican water bill: “It’s unfortunate that House Republicans – with much fanfare – are rolling out a bill that is the same-old, same-old and will only reignite the water wars.
Washington, D.C. - September 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) called on Congress to move quickly to pass their legislation that could help millions of American families refinance following the announcement that the Federal Reserve will take steps to keep interest rates low for homeowners and other borrowers
WASHINGTON, DC - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Citing new momentum and support among a broad array of stakeholders, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today reintroduced the Responsible Homeowner Refinancing Act and called on Republicans to join them in passing the measure which would help millions of responsible homeowners refinance at lower mortgage rates.
Washington, D.C. - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today urged the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to expedite its efforts to help millions of responsible homeowners refinance so that borrowers can take advantage of today’s record low interest rates.
Washington, D.C. - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Boxer (D-CA) today praised the announcement by the Federal Housing Finance Agency that it will work to identify and reduce barriers to refinancing for millions of American homeowners who are current on their mortgage payments but underwater on their homes.
Fresno, CA - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today reacted favorably to press reports that the Obama Administration is considering new measures to slow down foreclosures and boost the economy by taking steps similar to S.170, the Helping Responsible Homeowners Act. This bipartisan bill will help up to two million Americans to refinance their mortgages at historically low interest rates, keeping them in their homes and boosting economic growth.
Washington, D.C. - March 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today joined with Senate Democrats and veterans advocates to condemn a provision in the House Republicans’ budget that would eliminate housing assistance to 10,000 homeless veterans nationwide. The Republicans’ proposed cuts could undermine a program that has helped keep thousands of veterans in California off the streets.
Washington, D.C. - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today lauded the announcement by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan that California organizations will receive more than $227 million in federal grants to provide housing and other assistance to Californians who are homeless.Senator Boxer said
Washington, D.C. - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) sent a letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency Director James Lockhart applauding the Administration’s recent decision to expand the Home Affordable Refinance plan, which allows responsible borrowers whose home values have declined to refinance their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans and take advantage of historically low mortgage rates.
Washington, DC - May 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today spoke on the Senate floor in favor of an amendment that would have helped millions of at-risk homeowners avoid foreclosure by allowing bankruptcy judges to modify mortgage terms for primary residences.