NY Times – Warren to Unofficially Lead Consumer Agency

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren, who conceived of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will oversee its establishment as an assistant to President Obama, an official briefed on the decision said Wednesday evening. The decision, which Mr. Obama is to announce this week, would allow Ms. Warren, a Harvard law professor, to effectively run the new agency … Read more

More Deadbeat Banks Missing TARP Dividend Payments

Guess they took on too much government cheese… They should have known better… More banks missing TARP dividend payments By Brady Dennis Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, September 13, 2010; 9:17 PM Big Wall Street firms have the most bruised public reputations, but it’s a collection of smaller banks that continues to plague the Treasury … Read more

Tues 08/17/10 9:00-1:30 Listen Live Treasury Conference on Housing Finance with the Father of Mortgage Backed Securites and Others

August 12, 2010 TG-826 Obama Administration Announces Panelists and Agenda for Conference on the Future of Housing Finance WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama Administration announced additional details about its August 17 Conference on the Future of Housing Finance, including a list of panelists and the conference agenda. This event will provide a forum for public … Read more

Home Affordable Modification Program HAMP – Program Update and Resolution of Active Trial Modifications

January 28, 2010 TG-516 Administration Updates Documentation Collection Process and Releases Guidance to Expedite Permanent Modifications WASHINGTON – As part of the Administration’s ongoing housing market stabilization plan, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released updated guidance for servicers participating in the Administration’s mortgage modification … Read more