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Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

One powerful group was noticeably scarce from the flurry of activity inside the congressional committee room where Republicans recently took a big step toward passing their sweeping tax overhaul.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

Of the many changes to the U.S. tax code proposed in House Republicans’ plan released this week, few are proving to be as contentious as the cut to the mortgage interest deduction (MID).

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

Of the many changes to the U.S. tax code proposed in House Republicans’ plan released this week, few are proving to be as contentious as the cut to the mortgage interest deduction (MID).

Trump’s pick to run mortgage agency has helped lenders fight it

Trump’s pick to run mortgage agency has helped lenders fight it

For the past eight years, Brian Montgomery has helped mortgage lenders fight penalties sought by the Federal Housing Administration. Now he’s President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the agency.

Trump’s pick to run mortgage agency has helped lenders fight it

Trump’s pick to run mortgage agency has helped lenders fight it

For the past eight years, Brian Montgomery has helped mortgage lenders fight penalties sought by the Federal Housing Administration. Now he’s President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the agency.

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

Each year, taxpayers subsidize America’s homeowners by roughly $70 billion, with the benefits flowing disproportionately to coastal areas with high incomes and pricey homes, from New York and Washington to Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

In a bipartisan push, Congress has restructured a federal program that provides housing assistance for people living with HIV to funnel more money into areas struggling to control the outbreak.

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

In a bipartisan push, Congress has restructured a federal program that provides housing assistance for people living with HIV to funnel more money into areas struggling to control the outbreak.