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Housing
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A majority of Rhode Island’s renters aged 18 to 24 are burdened by housing costs, according to an analysis of U.S. Census data released Wednesday by HousingWorks RI. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in June to a three-month low, adding to signs of a more restrained pickup in the second-quarter economy. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for violating the state’s 2012 foreclosure-prevention law. more
Orders for durable goods unexpectedly climbed for a third month in April, a sign U.S. factories will help the world’s biggest economy strengthen. more
Rhode Island Housing recently named mortgage originator Rob Rocchio its Originator of the Year Award winner. The award recognizes Rocchio’s demonstrated commitment to creating affordable financing opportunities for first-time homebuyers. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes rose in April for the first time in three months as buyers took advantage of falling mortgage rates. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said the strongest U.S. economy in years, buoyed by a solid housing market, may push the jobless rate below 6 percent by year-end. more
The Northeast regionally Consumer Price Index rose 1.6 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in April, a less significant increase than the 2 percent jump in consumer prices nationally, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The first of six planned RhodeMap RI open house events will be held Monday at the Southside Cultural Center to offer Rhode Islanders an opportunity to learn about policies and strategies proposed under the initiative and to provide feedback. more
The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as harsh winter weather chilled investment and exports dropped. The expansion stalled even as consumer spending on services rose by the most in 14 years. more
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