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Political heavyweights and federal housing officials announced a last-minute save in January that would rescue about 465 brownstones that have been pillaged, exploited and left for dead through scams carried out under the federal mortgage insurance program known as 203(k).


Last week, California’s U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals knocked down that state’s tough public housing drug eviction laws. Advocates say the ruling could have an influence here.

Chasing Morgan

New York’s community development groups have been eyeing with trepidation the current merger between New York financial mammoths Chase Manhattan Bank and J.P. Morgan.

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