COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Springs City Council is going after homeowners who don't pay their stormwater fees. The council voted Tuesday to include $1.6 million in unpaid stormwater fees in county property tax bills. The amount will be listed on tax bills as a fee, but if... more »
Some residents in the central Wisconsin town of Portage have fled their homes after a levee started to fail.
Water from the rain-swollen Wisconsin River flooded the only road in and out of one neighborhood, threatening to leave people stranded in their houses.
It wasn't clear how many... more »
The rate at which U.S. homeowners fell behind on their mortgage payments remained elevated in the second quarter.
Credit reporting agency TransUnion says its data shows that in the three months that ended on June 30, the number of mortgage holders 60 days or more behind on payments was... more »
The number of homeowners who missed at least one mortgage payment surged to a record in the first quarter of the year, a sign that the foreclosure crisis is far from over.
More than 10 percent of homeowners had missed at least one mortgage payment in the January-March period,... more »
Homeowners who are making their payments on time but are on the verge of default are finding a hidden whammy in the government's loan modification program.
Once they apply, the mortgage company notifies the three big credit bureaus, which may reduce their credit scores up to 100 points. That... more »
The Obama administration's mortgage relief plan has helped only about 16 percent of borrowers who signed up since its launch last year, and hundreds of thousands of homeowners are in limbo without an answer.
The Treasury Department says that as of last month, about 170,000 homeowners had completed the... more »
A Colorado House committee has approved a bill that would set up programs to allow homeowners to finance renewable energy projects.
Rep. Joe Miklosi, D-Denver, says his bill would set up special districts for homeowners who want to install solar, wind, geothermal renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency... more »
An industry group says more than 14 percent of American homeowners with a mortgage were either behind on their payments or in foreclosure at the end of September, a record-high for the ninth straight quarter. The Mortgage Bankers Association's quarterly report adds to fears that the housing market's recovery could... more »
The Army is dropping its appeal of a court ruling related to plans to step up training at Pinon Canyon, Fort Carson's down range training site. The Army appealed a Sept. 8 federal court ruling that said it didn't adequately assess the environmental effects of increasing training at the southeast... more »