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Survey: Americans Say Student Loan Debt Burden Delays Homeownership

first_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. America at Home Survey Debt-to-Income Ratio Homeownership NeighborWorks America Student Loan Debt 2014-10-31 Brian Honea Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Survey: Americans Say Student Loan Debt Burden Delays Homeownership Tagged with: America at Home Survey Debt-to-Income Ratio Homeownership NeighborWorks America Student Loan Debt The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Survey: Americans Say Student Loan Debt Burden Delays Homeownership  Print This Post Previous: Real Estate Developer Pays $3.1 Million for Blighted Property Bundle In Detroit Next: President, Fed Chair to Meet One-On-One To Discuss Economycenter_img About Author: Brian Honea in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago A recent survey commissioned by NeighborWorks America, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit community development corporation, revealed that nearly one out of four Americans knows someone who has delayed buying a home because of student loan debt.NeighborWorks’ Second Annual America at Home Survey showed that student loan debt and perceived overtightness of lending has prevented or delayed homeownership despite the fact that 60 percent of American adults surveyed said owning a home was either “the most important” or a “very important” part of the American dream.”Earning a postsecondary degree is increasingly critical in the United States, but student debt is preventing some Americans from purchasing a home and fully fulfilling this ‘American Dream’ aspiration,” said Chuck Wehrwein, acting CEO of NeighborWorks America. “If we don’t mitigate the effect student loan burden is having and will have for years to come on homeownership, the country will lose a significant amount of economic activity and hundreds of thousands of people will be unable to benefit from the stability and financial value that homeownership has been proven to offer.”Forty-nine percent of those who had student loan debt said the debt was an obstacle to their purchase of a home. Student loan debt was the single largest obstacle to home buying among those who have debt, with 17 percent. Lack of a down payment was the second largest obstacle, with 14 percent, the survey found.The survey revealed that of those with student loan debt, 20 percent are more likely to say their opinion of homeownership has changed for the worse over the past five years. It was also revealed in the survey that while African-Americans and Hispanics make up 20 percent of the U.S. population, those two groups accounted for 29 percent of the student loan debt nationwide. Also, women made up 58 percent of those with student loan debt.Housing counseling and education is an option to reduce risk for borrowers who are unable to purchase a home because student loan debt makes their debt-to-income ratio impossible for them to be approved for a mortgage loan. According to the survey, 25 percent of consumers with student loan debt said they would consider housing counseling, while only 13 percent of consumers without debt said they would.”The earnings potential for college graduates increases over time,” Wehrwein said. “By prudently investing in these graduates and counseling those who aspire to homeownership, more Americans can put down stronger community roots and become a larger part of our economy.” Related Articles Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago October 31, 2014 3,246 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribelast_img read more

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A Victory for Servicers in Super-Priority Lien Fight

first_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Bank of America HOAs Super-Priority Liens 2016-05-11 Brian Honea Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / A Victory for Servicers in Super-Priority Lien Fight  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. center_img Nevada has been a hotbed of controversy on the issue of super-priority liens since the State Supreme Court ruled in September 2014 that homeowners’ associations (HOAs) had the authority to non-judicially foreclose on a property that is delinquent on its HOA dues.Servicers have fought to protect their properties from super-priority liens because those liens allow HOAs to extinguish the servicers’ mortgage and sell homes for huge discounts, sometimes for pennies on the dollar. The FHFA has been close to the issue, having repeatedly issued warnings to HOAs that super-priority liens would allow them to foreclose on mortgage loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.Recently, Judge Elizabeth Gonzales in the Nevada Eighth Judicial District gave servicers a victory in that battle, nullifying an HOA foreclosure sale that occurred in 2014 on a mortgage held by Bank of America. The bank presented evidence in the case of Nevada New Builds, LLC v. Bank of America that it paid the delinquent HOA dues which amounted to $1,305 (nine months worth of delinquent dues)—and that the HOA accepted the payment without communicating to the bank whether or not the payment was sufficient enough to protect the bank’s lien on the property and remove the super-priority lien.The HOA foreclosed on the property, claiming the amount was not enough, but Gonales ruled that the HOA had not sufficiently proven that additional charges beyond nine months of HOA dues were not enough to give the HOA’s lien priority over Bank of America’s mortgage.The judge also ruled that the HOA engaged in “unfair” behavior by refusing to provide the bank with sufficient instruction as how much should be paid.Attorney G. Benjamin Milam of Bradley Arant Bould Cummings said that the ruling by Gonzales will buoy lenders who try to overturn HOA foreclosures in cases where the HOA did not comply with the servicer’s good faith effort to protect its mortgage.Last year, an amendment passed in the Nevada State Senate that amended the rules regarding super-priority liens. HOAs are now required to give servicers sufficient notice that if they pay the delinquent HOA dues, the servicers’ lien will be preserved. Tagged with: Bank of America HOAs Super-Priority Liens Subscribe May 11, 2016 1,262 Views Share Save A Victory for Servicers in Super-Priority Lien Fight About Author: Brian Honea Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: Fannie Mae Announces Updates to Servicing Guide Next: Three Priorities for Banks This Year Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

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Home Prices Won’t Drop Anytime Soon

first_img April 4, 2017 2,147 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles  Print This Post Aly J. Yale is a freelance writer and editor based in Fort Worth, Texas. She has worked for various newspapers, magazines, and publications across the nation, including The Dallas Morning News and Addison Magazine. She has also worked with both the Five Star Institute and REO Red Book, as well as various other mortgage industry clients on content strategy, blogging, marketing, and more. Home Prices 2017-04-04 Seth Welborn in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Sign up for DS News Daily Tagged with: Home Prices The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home Prices Won’t Drop Anytime Soon Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agocenter_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Aly J. Yale Home prices are up, and that’s not likely to change anytime soon—at least according to the recent Housing and Mortgage Market Review released by Arch MI on Tuesday.The report, which presents a state- and metro-level Arch MI Risk Index based on economic and housing market data, showed the likelihood of overall housing price decreases across all U.S. states and major cities at just 4 percent over the next two years. Last year, likelihood of pricing declines was 5 percent and two years ago, it was at 8 percent.The Risk Index showed risk for pricing drops was relatively stable across the country, with only minor changes in some of the heavy coal-, oil-, and gas-producing regions.”The vast majority of housing markets across the nation remain healthy and are projected to stay that way through 2018,” said Dr. Ralph G. DeFranco, Global Chief Economist for Mortgage Services of Arch Capital Services Inc. “Looking back at 2016, home prices grew 6 percent and rose in all 50 states.”According to the report, no single state had more than 50-percent chance of housing price drops over the next two years. This means home price growth will likely continue—and on a sweeping scale.“This year, conditions are in place for home prices to grow faster than incomes as a result of a tightening job market, still relatively low interest rates, tight supply, and an overall shortage of housing,” DeFranco said.If pricing declines do happen, they’re most likely in North Dakota, which had a 38 percent change of declines), Wyoming (36 percent), and Alaska (31 percent). All three are currently plagued with weak employment and low home sales, the report stated.At a metro level, areas most likely to seeing price drops were: Miami and West Palm Beach, Florida; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Houston, Texas; Birmingham, Alabama; and Little Rock, Arkansas. Oklahoma City has the highest chances with 21 percent.The report also included a section on millennials, particularly whether they’re really flocking to more urban areas like everyone seems to assume.“It turns out that the percentages of millennials choosing to live in cities, suburbs, and rural areas are about the same as for the overall population,” the report stated. “The main obstacle to urban living for this group is likely the cost—few people starting their careers can afford to live in close-in areas (where housing costs have been rising fast for decades.)”Arch MI releases its Housing and Mortgage Market Review quarterly. To view the full report, visit ArchMI.com/HAMMR. Previous: Shaping the Future of Housing Policy Next: The State of Household Debt and Homeownership in America Home / Daily Dose / Home Prices Won’t Drop Anytime Soon Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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Want to Buy Some Reperforming Loans?

first_img August 10, 2017 2,034 Views  Print This Post About Author: Seth Welborn Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago On Thursday, Fannie Mae began marketing its fourth sale of reperforming loans, as part of the GSE’s effort to reduce the volume of its retained mortgage portfolio. Fannie Mae is marketing a pool of approximately 11,000 loans, approximately $2.5 billion in unpaid principal balance, which is available for purchase by qualified bidders. This sale of reperforming loans is being marketed in collaboration with Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.The Enterprise’s previous reperforming loan sale, which was announced on May 10 and ended on July 21, included the sale of approximately 13,500 loans totaling $2.99 billion in unpaid principal balance (UPB). The sale was divided into three different pools, all three of which were won by DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc. (Credit Suisse). These pools were also marketed in collaboration with Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.Fannie Mae’s third sale of reperforming loans consisted of multiple pools. Pool 1 consisted 5,179 loans with an aggregate unpaid principal balance of $1,147,189,914, an average loan size $221,508, a weighted average note rate 4.45 percent and a weighted average broker’s price opinion (BPO) loan-to-value ratio of 94.90 percent. Pool 2 consisted of 5,096 loans with an aggregate unpaid principal balance of $1,120,135,737 an average loan size $219,806.86, a weighted average note rate 4.43 percent and a weighted average BPO loan-to-value ratio of 112.65 percent. Pool 3 consisted of 3,254 loans with an aggregate unpaid principal balance of $731,116,035, an average loan size $224,682.25, a weighted average note rate 3.86 percent, and a weighted average BPO loan-to-value ratio of 93.19 percent.Reperforming loans are defined as mortgages that are no longer in delinquency because payments on the mortgages have become current, with or without loan modification. The GSE’s reperforming loan sales require the buyer to offer loss mitigation options designed to be sustainable to any borrower who may re-default within five years following the reperforming loan sale. Bids for Fannie Mae’s fourth reperforming loan sales are due on September 6.  For more information, click here. reperforming loan sale 2017-08-10 Seth Welborn in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, News, Secondary Market Tagged with: reperforming loan sale Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Want to Buy Some Reperforming Loans? Previous: Fitch Downgrades Wells Fargo RMBS Next: Filling More Vacancies Seth Welborn is a contributing writer for DS News. He is a Harding University graduate with a degree in English and a minor in writing, and has studied abroad in Athens, Greece. An East Texas native, he also works part-time as a photographer. center_img Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Want to Buy Some Reperforming Loans? Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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Democratic Candidates’ Views on Affordability

first_imgAndrew Yang, Democratic presidential candidate, announced his withdrawal from the presidential race Tuesday night. Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced the end of his campaign trail in New Hampshire Tuesday evening as primary results in the state were being tallied. “I am the math guy, and it’s clear from the numbers we’re not going to win this campaign,” Yang said. “So tonight I’m announcing that I am suspending my campaign.” In looking at the math, it is unlikely any remaining Democratic candidate will feel much of a shift in support upon Yang’s exit. His poll numbers were relatively low, and many of his supporters reported they had been uninvolved with politics prior to Yang’s campaign, according to the New York Times. Yang, like many of the Democratic candidates, addressed several housing-related concerns in his campaign. In fact, housing is such a key issue for this presidential race, that moderators have even questioned candidates about affordable housing during the Democratic presidential debates, which is a first, according to an article from City Limits. Yang had plans to address homelessness, new construction, and zoning laws.  Yang attributed part of the nation’s current affordable housing woes to so-called NIMBY (not in my backyard) laws that hinder new construction and the creation of affordable housing. Yang planned to take aim at local zoning laws that unnecessarily blocked affordable housing. Former candidate Sen. Kamal Harries (D-California) partnered with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) to introduce the $107 billion Housing is Infrastructure Act in November 2019.According to CNBC, the bill would invest the $107 billion: $70 billion toward the Public Housing Capital Fund to build and renovate public housing.$10 billion into the Community Development Block Grant to be spent on eliminating zoning requirements and “other requirements that limit affordable housing development,” according to the text of the bill.$6 billion for housing for the elderly, people with disabilities, or Native Americans.Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) pledged in November 2019 to create a Tenant Protection Bureau as part of her previously announced $500 billion affordable housing plan. According to Senator Warren, the Bureau will be modeled after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).“Before the financial crash, I came up with the idea for a consumer financial protection agency—a new federal agency dedicated to protecting American consumers. I fought for that agency, helped build it from scratch, and now the CFPB has returned nearly $12 billion directly to consumers scammed by financial institutions,” Warren said, according to The Hill.He planned to promote alternative housing options such as micro-apartments and communal living in urban areas. Yang also focused heavily on veteran homelessness and had multifaceted plans to address and prevent homelessness among the nation’s veterans. One of Yang’s most notable proposals was his “Freedom Dividend,” a universal basic income. He proposed providing Americans with $1,000 per month, regardless of work or income status. While this policy is not housing-specific, it would certainly help Americans, especially low-income Americans, to afford housing and other basic living needs. Addressing zoning and land-use laws has the potential for major impact on housing supply, according to researchers from the Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center. Two researchers said in December that several Democratic candidates’ housing plans were on the right track but that their plans could use a little “fine-tuning.” Michael Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren have all also mentioned zoning laws in their plans for addressing affordable housing.  Krista Franks Brock is a professional writer and editor who has covered the mortgage banking and default servicing sectors since 2011. Previously, she served as managing editor of DS News and Southern Distinction, a regional lifestyle publication. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Consumers Digest, Dallas Style and Design, DS News and DSNews.com, MReport and theMReport.com. She holds degrees in journalism and art from the University of Georgia.  Print This Post Related Articles Share Save Home / Daily Dose / Democratic Candidates’ Views on Affordability Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: Krista F. Brock Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago February 12, 2020 929 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: Housing Affordability housing market 2020 presidential candidate White House Previous: Mortgage Debt Increases in Q4 Next: ‘Clear Barriers’ Remain for Diversity and Inclusion in Banking Housing Affordability housing market 2020 presidential candidate White House 2020-02-12 Mike Albanese Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Democratic Candidates’ Views on Affordability Subscribelast_img read more

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Fannie and Freddie: Portfolio Update

first_img  Print This Post Christina Hughes Babb, a graduate of Southern Methodist University, has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, Dallas Morning News, and more. Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Fannie and Freddie: Portfolio Update Freddie Mac reported its total mortgage portfolio increased at a compound rate of 14.2% annually during June 2020. Fannie Mae reported a 13.4% annualized growth rate during the same month. Delinquency rates continued to rise, both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae report.  Fannie Mae reported its conventional single-family serious delinquency rate increased 176 basis points to 2.65% in June and that, as of June 30, 6.7% of its single-family portfolio based on unpaid principal balance had received forbearance. Most loans that had entered forbearance plans did so due to issues related to COVID-19, and 24% of them were still current, Fannie Mae reported. Freddie Mac’s single-family delinquency rate increased between May and June from 81 to 248 basis points. Freddie Mac reported its aggregate unpaid principal balance of its mortgage-related investments portfolio increased by approximately $6.2 billion in June.     Multifamily delinquency rates increased from 9 basis points in May to 10 basis points in June, Freddie Mac reported, and increased 53 basis points for Fannie Mae. Many multifamily forbearance loans also are COVID-related, Fannie Mae reported. Since March, the nationwide delinquency rate has continued to reach all-time increase highs each month. Single-family refinance-loan purchase and guarantee volume in June represented 78 % or $65.5 billion of Freddie Mac’s total single-family mortgage portfolio purchases. Freddie Mac mortgage-related securities and other mortgage-related guarantees increased at an annualized rate of 9.5 % in June.  Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac noted that they have been under conservatorship since 2008 with the Federal Housing Financing Agency, acting as a conservator.  Monthly summary reports from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac contain information about year-to-date activities for gross mortgage portfolios, mortgage-backed securities and guarantees, interest rate risk measures, serious delinquency rates and loan modifications.  Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Fannie and Freddie: Portfolio Update The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Journal, News, Secondary Market Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agocenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Previous: Update: Mortgage Delinquency Trends Next: Vital Tools for Single-Family Rental Tagged with: Fannie Mae Freddie Mac GSEs Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: Christina Hughes Babb Fannie Mae Freddie Mac GSEs 2020-08-03 David Wharton August 3, 2020 2,191 Views last_img read more

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Harte says HSE must re-evaluate crutch policy

first_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson A Donegal councillor says the HSE must change the way many of its bureaucrats think if real savings are to be achieved.Cllr Jimmy Harte, a member of the HSE West Regional Forum says millions of euro are wasted each year because the HSE won’t take crutches and other mobility aids back, even when they’ve only been used for a short period of time.Figures suggest over 10 million a year is spent on such items in the HSE West area alone, and huge savings could be made, Cllr Harte argues, by a relatively simple change in policy and practice…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/zzharte1pm1.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest News Google+ Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Facebook Pinterestcenter_img Previous articlePresbyterian Church still hasn’t filled Donegal vacanciesNext articleDonegal LC student secures 600 points News Highland Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny By News Highland – August 18, 2010 Twitter 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Harte says HSE must re-evaluate crutch policy WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

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Donegal anti austerity campaigners to run candiates in 2014’s local elections

first_img Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – August 12, 2013 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Previous articleGovernment allocates 5.4 million to Dungloe and Glenties Sewerage scheme with work to start ‘in weeks’Next articleAttempted armed robbery in Cork leads to 4 arrests News Highland Pinterest Facebook News Donegal anti austerity protesters says they intend to run candidates in next year’s local elections.The next meeting the activists from Donegal will be attending will be on September the 14th in Dublin.Donegal Action Against Austerity says the purpose of the meeting will be to agree a programme that candidates through out the country will run on.Spokesperson for DAAA – Joe Murphy says it will be the beginning of building a new people’s movement for change – he also denies that his plan all along was to enter politics:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/joem1pmELECT.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Donegal anti austerity campaigners to run candiates in 2014’s local elections Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitterlast_img read more

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HSE not to blame for loss of Donegal-Dublin bus – Deputy MacLochlainn

first_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week HSE not to blame for loss of Donegal-Dublin bus – Deputy MacLochlainn By News Highland – August 7, 2012 Pinterest Google+ News Twitter Previous articleNew builds in Donegal down but planning applications are upNext articleDonegal Club Championship matches for next weekend postponed News Highland Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH A Donegal Deputy says the loss of a bus service from Donegal to Dublin for sick patients must be blamed on the Health Minister and not the HSE.The Marley’s bus for seriously ill Donegal patients to Dublin hospitals was discontinued last month.Pádraig Mac Lochlainn says that while the HSE made the decision to withdraw the service it was as a direct result of Dr James Reilly’s insistence on cutbacks.The Donegal North East representative says Minister Reilly is placing ferocious pressure on the HSE locally:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/pmcl1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ Pinterest WhatsApplast_img read more

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Pearse Doherty against delaying Household Charge payment deadline

first_img By News Highland – March 27, 2012 Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Google+ Pearse Doherty against delaying Household Charge payment deadline Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Sinn Fein says the deadline for paying the household charge should NOT be extended.Latest estimates put the number of people who have signed up at less than 370 thousand, as the clock ticks down to Saturday evening’s deadline.The government has insisted there’ll be no extension to that date.Sinn Fein’s finance spokesman Pearse Doherty agrees it’s not necessary – but he says that’s because people aren’t delaying payment – they’re simply choosing not to pay:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/08dohecharge.mp3[/podcast] 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week center_img Pinterest Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Previous articleLabour, FG and FF Cllrs accused of delaying Household Charge motionsNext articleVerdict due in Donegal rape trial News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Google+ Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

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