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ARM Cement Limited (ARM.ke) 2008 Annual Report

first_imgARM Cement Plc (ARM.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about ARM Cement Plc (ARM.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ARM Cement Plc (ARM.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ARM Cement Plc (ARM.ke)  2008 annual report.Company ProfileAthi River Mining Limited manufactures and sells cement and cement products through distribution outlets in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Rwanda. The company was originally founded to produce lime for the agricultural sector and today, is the largest manufacture of cement in East Africa with other interests in fertilisers, quicklime, hydrated lime, sodium silicate and industrial minerals. The company mines and processes industrial minerals and chemicals, sells building products, extracts and processes limestone and manufactures and sells fertilisers and silicate liquid. Cement products are sold under the brand name Rhino, and fertilisers under the brand name Mavuno. Known today in trading circles as ARM, the company was formerly known as Athi River Mining Limited when it was founded in 1974. Its name was changed to ARM Cement Plc in 2012. ARM Cement Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Royal Mail’s share price drops as guidance withheld, parcels slow

first_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Royston Wild | Thursday, 20th May, 2021 | More on: RMG Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The Royal Mail (LSE: RMG) share price has dropped after a disappointed reception to full-year financials. After an initial spike, the FTSE 250 firm had fallen to two-and-a-half-week lows below 500p at one point. At 515p it was last trading 2% down in Thursday business.Royal Mail’s share price has dropped after it decided not to issue guidance for the current financial period. The company also advised that parcel volumes have started to slow in recent weeks.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Parcels revenue rocketsBusiness at Royal Mail has surged over the past year as Covid-19 lockdowns — and the subsequent explosion in e-retail — lit a fire under the volume of parcels passing through its depots.Revenues at group level soared 16.6% in the 12 months to March 2021, to £12.6bn. Sales at its Royal Mail division in the UK increased 12% whilst revenues at its GLS overseas unit rocketed 27.8%.Packages volumes across the company’s domestic and international operations roared to 1.7bn last year, up 32% on the year. At Royal Mail, these rose 42% year on year, to 1.5bn, but letters volumes here fell by a quarter to 9.5bn.The surge in package volumes, along with ongoing restructuring costs, caused operating costs to rise 13% from the previous year. These came in at £12bn. Still, this did not stop profits soaring at a stratospheric rate.Pre-tax profits rose to £726m in financial 2021 from £180m the year before.Progressive dividends returnThanks to its “stronger than anticipated financial performance” last year, Royal Mail pledged to pay a 10p per share one-off dividend to shareholders. It also said it would pay a 20p per share dividend for FY22 as part of a new progressive dividend policy.However, investors have been spooked for a couple of reasons in Thursday business. First, as I mentioned, the Royal Mail share price has fallen after the business elected not to issue guidance for the new financial period.According to non-executive chairperson Keith Williams, “the outlook contains a number of uncertainties that could significantly influence volumes and costs”. He added that “it is difficult to provide specific guidance.”Royal Mail’s share price: too cheap to miss?Royal Mail has also taken a whack today on signs that parcel volumes are beginning to cool. At its domestic operations, the group saw package numbers drop 2% year-on-year. The firm also noted that “parcel volume growth at GLS remained strong until mid-April, with a subsequent slowdown given the high volumes observed last year.” It said too that it expects “some volatility” as Covid-19 lockdowns are unwound in the coming weeks.I think Royal Mail’s share price offers great value for money following today’s dip. The courier trades on a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of just 9.2 times. And that pledged 20p per share dividend for this year creates a chunky 4% dividend yield. Whilst the increasingly-competitive landscape is a problem, I’d still buy Royal Mail shares to ride the e-commerce boom. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Royal Mail’s share price drops as guidance withheld, parcels slow See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img read more

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30 Minutes with… Martin Castrogiovanni

first_imgItaly prop Martin Castrogiovanni talks snakes, superpowers and Sarto Long haul: Martin Castrogiovanni has won more than 100 caps for Italy. Photo: Getty Images LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Do you have any phobias?Snakes and sharks. And 50-year-old mothers who accompany their kids to the Castro Academy, my rugby camp.Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with?MacGyver. He’d get us out of any situation. If anyone can get you out of a stuck elevator it would be him! I’d just want to get out of there because it would be hot and stuffy.If you could have one superpower, what would it be?A superpower… I would use it to help all children around the world. And to read people’s minds and know who is fake.Which one of your team-mates would you want to be?None. I’m the most beautiful man in the world!What has been your most embarrassing moment?I cannot tell you those things. I was treated like a criminal when I gave my opinion.Who would be your three dream dinner-party guests?Dan Bilzerian (wealthy playboy), Papa Francesco (the Pope) and Diego Maradona. All for different reasons.Pumas passion: Diego Maradona supports Argentina at the World Cup. Photo: Getty ImagesHow would you like to be remembered?Just as a good and honest guy who put his heart into it every time he pulled on a rugby jersey. I left my family and my mates in Argentina when I was 20. It was a big change for me, but I wanted to follow my dream and play rugby. Now when I play, I do so for the honour of my family back home, for my mother and father. I try to be the best I can, so they can say, “This is my son”, and feel proud about it.What would you like to achieve outside of rugby?center_img Who are the jokers in the Italy squad?Obviously, me!Are there any practical jokes you can share?There are so many jokes, but I can’t comment about them. I’ll tell you just one thing: Fabio Ongaro was our favourite target.Do you have any superstitions?I walk and don’t run, and I always enter the field on my left foot. I’ve just always done it.What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen or heard on the pitch?During a 2003 World Cup match, I unwittingly ripped a dreadlock from Colin Charvis, an icon of Welsh rugby and not just because of his trademark curly hair. A lot of Welsh players pulled my hair in the next Six Nations. I discovered at the end of the match that Colin had put a hit out on my hair – £100 for one of my plaits!What’s your guilty pleasure?My PlayStation – playing video games is great. And trading cards, like NBA and football players.Who would play you in a film of your life?Zach Galifianakis – or more specifically Alan from The Hangover.Who’s your funniest team-mate?Leonardo Sarto – he is so stupid!Fly over: Romania’s Valentin Calafeteanu leaps over Leonardo Sarto during RWC 2015. Photo: Getty ImagesWhat’s the silliest thing you’ve ever bought?Unfortunately, a lot of things. I bought an expensive conjuring tricks kit during a trip to the US with Gonzalo Canale. If you look, you’ll see it’s never been opened.What annoys you?Trolls – the lions behind a keyboard. I would like to be known as someone who would do anything for the kids.This article appeared in the October 2015 edition of Rugby World. For the latest subscription offers click here, or find out how to download the digital edition here.last_img read more

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It’s National Pizza and Bagel Day – Get Local Deals

first_imgThursday, February 9, is an ode to carbs. Between the cheesy goodness of pizza and the doughy texture of a bagel, why have we not known about this holiday before now?  For national Pizza and Bagel Day, we found some great deals. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Pizza Deals Domino’s: Get a large three-topping pizza for $7.99 when you order online and pick up in-store. Also, Domino’s mix-and-match offer includes two or more items for $5.99 each.Hungry Howie’s: Get a large three-topping pizza for $7.99.Marco’s Pizza: Save $3 off orders of $15 or more.Papa John’s: Enjoy 40% off all regular-price pizzas through March 5th.Pizza Hut: Grab a medium three-topping pizza for $6.Jet’s: Large one topping pizza for $9.99And for those who prefer to make their own pizza, check out this video below.Bagel Deals Einstein Bros. Bagel is offering a free Bagel & Shmear with any purchase on February 9th in honor of National Bagel Day. Print this coupon, or present it on a mobile device.Enter daily for a chance to win the Thomas’ Bagels National Bagel Day Sweepstakes on Facebook. 5,000 product coupons will be given away on February 9th.center_img The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. TAGSBagelsPizza Previous articleStoic, respectful reception or rowdiest event of the year?Next articleSenate bill aims at a freer medical marijuana market Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

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Red Cross sets up new appeal fund for Lesotho

first_imgRed Cross sets up new appeal fund for Lesotho The Red Cross has set up a new fund for people affected by HIV and Aids in Lesotho, following Prince Harry’s visit to the country earlier this year.The Red Cross Lesotho Fund has been launched to coincide with the broadcast of “The Forgotten Kingdom – Prince Harry in Lesotho” on 19 September at 18.30 on ITV1. The programme features the Prince’s eight-week visit to the southern African country in February and March 2004. A spokesperson from Clarence House said: “Harry hopes that his visit, and now this film, will help raise awareness and money to help tackle the problems faced by the people of Lesotho.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 19 September 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Recruitment / people  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Celebrity round up for July 2018

first_imgCelebrity round up for July 2018 Here are five of the causes currently receiving celebrity support, from actors, musicians, a historian, a weather presenter, and one very famous car. The Bridge’s Porsche & WaterAidThe 1977 Porsche 911S from Scandi-noir series The Bridge, is to be offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale on 13 July at Goodwood, with proceeds going to WaterAid, courtesy of the producers of the series, Filmlance, part of Endemol Shine Group, and Nimbus Films. Tagged with: Celebrity  362 total views,  2 views today Ray Winstone & EHAATRay Winstone, Patron of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT), has done a day of volunteering for the charity. The screen and TV star donated a day of his time to film videos and record messages that will be used over the coming year to boost support for EHAAT across Essex and Hertfordshire. Sean Batty & STV Children’s AppealSTV weather presenter Sean Batty is jetting off to Shetland for a day of tea parties to raise funds for children affected by poverty in Scotland. Sean Batty’s Tunnock’s Tea Party, supported by Loganair, will see him enjoy a cuppa – or several – as he joins Shetland locals for tea parties and other fun events on Wednesday 29 August, all in aid of the STV Children’s Appeal. STV will be filming Sean’s day on the island for its special Appeal programming later this year. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis16center_img David Starkey & Kent Mining Heritage FoundationHistorian, author and TV personality David Starkey has become the first Patron of the Kent Mining Heritage Foundation (KMHF). The Foundation is helping build the Kent Mining Museum, a Green Energy Centre and upgrade the leisure and recreation facilities at the old Betteshanger Colliery site, as part of the Betteshanger Project. The project is already in its first phase, and includes a new £9.5m Visitor Centre, encompassing the Kent Mining Museum and Green Energy Centre. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCo-FCYdKM[/youtube]Celebrities & Send a CowA band of well-known faces have joined together to raise awareness of Burundi. The film created by international development charity Send a Cow and includes musician Bob Geldof, actresses Jane Horrocks and Michelle Keegan, and television presenters Michaela Strachan and Prue Leith. The one minute video entitled Unheard Voices tells the story of Dionésie; a mother of four living in the remote hills of Burundi and tells her story of hunger, hard work and hope through the voices of 16 actors, presenters, comedians, writers and musicians, all of whom volunteered their time. The charity’s latest campaign, which features the video, seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing people in the small African country of Burundi and encourage more support as Send a Cow launches a new project in the country. Advertisement Melanie May | 10 July 2018 | News  363 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis16 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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NYC PRIDE

first_imgBlack and Brown high school students from the dance group Left Our Mark led this enthusiastically received Workers World Party and People’s Power Assembly contingent in New York City’s huge Pride parade on June 25. The rainbow flag on their signs and banners included black and brown stripes, acknowledging the lives of LGBTQ people of color. Signs included “NYPD out of Pride!” “Drop charges on the Black Pride 4” and “Queer liberation! Fight for socialism!”Earlier, at a No Justice, No Pride: Reclaim Pride action, a group of LGBTQ activists marched directly in front of the police contingent, carrying a banner reading, “No cops, No banks.” After sitting down in front of the Stonewall Inn and linking arms, 12 were arrested. All were later released.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Global climate strikes—Earth crisis arouses millions

first_imgIn Montreal, Quebec province, Canada, more than 500,000 people marched on Sept. 27 in an effort to halt the climate crisis, in the largest strike in the city’s history, according to organizers.Indigenous youth headed massive Montreal Climate Strike, Sept. 27.This and other Global Climate Strike events ended a week later, when 7.5 million people participated in 6,135 actions in 185 countries, along with over 70 national and international unions, and more than 800 organizations endorsing and marching. The Sept. 20-27 global mobilization was the largest turnout ever of people determined to defend the planet against exploitation and destruction. (globalclimatestrike.net)Many marchers emphatically indicted the capitalist economy, corporate profit-making, and bought-and-sold politicians as responsible. In the U.S., some signs declared “Capitalism created climate crisis” and “Fossil fools.” Slogans in England pointed out “Disaster capitalism = climate apocalypse” and called for “System change, not climate change.” In Scotland, angry signs proclaimed: “The rich get richer, the planet gets poorer” and “Save the bees or I’ll break your knees!”The leadership of Indigenous peoples in protecting the Earth and its beings was highlighted in Montreal, where Indigenous youth led the march. Rosalie LaBillois (Mi’kmaw), co-chair of the Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council, said: “We must ensure that our lands, waters, non-human beings, medicines and sacred sites are protected now and for the seven generations to come.” (turtleislandnews.com)Autumn Peltier (Wikwemikong) addressed the UN General Assembly on World Water Day, March 22, 2018.AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde, AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek and other leaders, including Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, marched with the Indigenous youth. Autumn Peltier (Wikwemikong), who marked her 15th birthday at the march, was recently nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize for her work as Anishinabek Nation Chief Water Commissioner.Indigenous peoples in close relationship with the Earth have led in protection of the environment for millennia before the “green movements” of the 20th century. The intensified exploitation of the planet in the last century has seen heightened measures led by Indigenous people.The Sacred Stone camp created in 2016 to block the pathway of the Dakota Access Pipeline became an international rallying site for environmental activists. Indigenous environmental activists in Central and South America have been battling settler and corporate seizure and exploitation of their lands for centuries, long before the Amazon began burning. Many activists have lost their lives in that struggle, including Berta Cáceres of Honduras, winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2015. Her death was linked to U.S.-trained Honduran special forces. Cáceres was opposing an internationally funded hydroelectric dam. (See “Behind the murder of Berta Cáceres,” WW, March 19, 2017.)The Sept. 27 Global Climate Strike actions swept from Sweden to Morocco to Canada, from New Zealand to India to Italy. In Argentina, people marched in Buenos Aires to the Plaza de Mayo, location of historic resistance to oppression in that country. Around the rim of the imperiled Amazon, rainforest people demonstrated in Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay.Closing the street, San Francisco Financial District, Sept. 25U.S. part of global actionsIn the U.S., there were many determined rallies across the country, typified by two actions that took place on the East Coast and the West Coast. In Atlanta, more than 200 people marched Sept. 27 in a militant demonstration calling for immediate solutions to the climate crisis. The group Extinction Rebellion chanted and took over streets, concentrating first on the Buckhead Business District, the ritziest part of city. After blocking traffic and taking arrests there, they moved on to the Midtown Business District. Once again they blocked a major intersection, taking 19 arrests in all. The youthful multinational group kept up their spirited action on a day with a record heat level in the high 90s. On Sept. 25, climate strike activists closed down the main streets in the San Francisco Financial District and blocked entrances to major banks. Carrying signs and banners and chanting, “People, yes! Profits, no! Big Oil has got to go!” they shut down Wells Fargo, Chase Manhattan, Citibank and Bank of America for several hours. Seven people were arrested for blocking all the doors and driveways of Well Fargo, one of the biggest financial supporters of Big Oil. Workers World Party participated in and helped organize a march from one of the blocked street intersections to a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters. Led by QUIT (Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism), the group blocked the driveway used by ICE buses and strongly made the connection between the climate crisis and intensifying attacks on im/migrants.On the way to Atlanta’s Midtown Business District, Sept. 27.On Sept. 27, hundreds of young people and their supporters picketed at the gates of Chevron’s corporate headquarters in San Ramon, Calif., in the San Francisco Bay Area. The young demonstrators not only called for Chevron to stop using fossil fuel, the youth demanded that Chevron stop poisoning the air and endangering the lives of poor communities of color surrounding their plants. Many banners held Chevron responsible for funding and profiting from wars for oil around the world. A delegation of Youth Vs. the Apocalypse, the main organizer of the event, was invited behind the gates to meet with Chevron officials. The delegation reported back that, unsurprisingly, Chevron would not make any commitment to stop producing fossil fuel or polluting the air in poor communities around the bay.Also contributing to this article were Kathy Durkin, Judy Greenspan and Jimmy Raynor. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Brick thrown through window of moving car

first_imgLinkedin WhatsApp NewsLocal NewsBrick thrown through window of moving carBy admin – September 12, 2012 535 Print Twitter AN O’BRIENSBRIDGE motorist had an horrific experience when a rock was fired at his car, shattering his window and cutting his arm.Anthony Hayes was driving past the railway tracks at Longpavement last week when a person jumped out and hurled a rock at his jeep.The window shattered and shards of glass came flying in, cutting his arm. Anthony’s wife, Leeanne Hayes, contacted the Limerick Post to warn other drivers about the incident.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It was dreadful. He was in complete and utter shock. Luckily, there was no-one behind him as he had to really break hard. It was a terrifying experience,” Leeanne said. The incident happened so quickly that Mr Hayes couldn’t see whether the person who threw the rock was an adult or not. The incident happened at around 9.30pm.Leeane said that her husband contacted the gardai to report the matter “and we were told this is not the first time this has happened along there. It was very traumatic and we wanted other drivers to be aware that this has happened along that road”.center_img Previous articleTwo convicted of soliciting sex from undercover gardaiNext articleParents and children warned of suspicious approaches admin Email Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more

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HUD Reports Continued Progress For Housing Recovery

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / HUD Reports Continued Progress For Housing Recovery Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save FHA FHFA HUD NAR Recovery 2016-07-20 Kendall Baer The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: Kendall Baer Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago HUD’s latest housing scorecard, which examines housing recovery data, HUD’s programs performance, and areas for improvement, showed continued progress in the nation’s housing recovery for June—with growth in key indicators such as existing-home sales, homeowners’ equity, and home value appreciation.“While our housing market is on a healthy trajectory, it’s clear we must continue to support programs that help more Americans recover from the Great Recession,” said Katherine O’Regan, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy Development and Research under HUD.Sales of existing homes rose to the highest pace in more than nine years in May 2016. According to The National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales of existing homes rose 1.8 percent in May to an annual rate of 5.53 million and appear to be at their fastest pace since February 2007’s rate of 5.79 million. Additionally, sales were 4.5 percent higher year-over-year and have been above the 5.0 million mark for 14 of the past 15 months.HUD’s report also shares that homeowners’ equity continues to increase and currently sits 3.7 percent higher than the fourth quarter of 2015, giving it a total of more than $13.0 trillion–the highest level since the first quarter of 2006, when it peaked at almost $13.3 trillion. The Federal Reserve reports the change in equity since April 1, 2009, when the Administration initiated actions to try and stabilize the housing market, now sits at nearly $6.8 trillion and equity has risen by more than $6.5 trillion since the end of 2011.O’Regan also points out that home prices continue with an upward trend in April as the annual house price changes remain “fairly stable” in a 5- to 6-percent range. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted purchase-only house price index for the month of April 2016 estimates home values rose 0.2 percent over the previous month and 5.9 percent over the previous year. The FHFA index reports U.S. home values at 3.1 percent above their previous peak set in March 2007 and stand 30.2 percent above the low point reached in March 2011.Additionally, O’Regan shares that the Administration’s foreclosure mitigation programs continue to aid millions of homeowners as the recovery from the housing crisis continues. She states more than 10.5 million mortgage modifications and other forms of mortgage assistance arrangements were completed between April 2009 and the end of May 2016.  Likewise, she says more than 2.6 million homeowner assistance actions have taken place through the Making Home Affordable Program, including over 1.6 million permanent modifications through the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has offered more than 3.2 million loss mitigation and early delinquency interventions through May.According to O’Regan, “These Administration programs continue to encourage improved standards and processes in the industry, with lenders offering families and individuals more than 4.7 million proprietary modifications through April.” Tagged with: FHA FHFA HUD NAR Recovery in Daily Dose, Featured, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post Sign up for DS News Daily Kendall Baer is a Baylor University graduate with a degree in news editorial journalism and a minor in marketing. She is fluent in both English and Italian, and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Apart from her work as a journalist, she has also managed professional associations such as Association of Corporate Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Women, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Project Management Institute for Association Management Consultants in Houston, TX. Born and raised in Texas, Kendall now works as the online editor for DS News. center_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago July 20, 2016 1,943 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Chronos Solutions Hosts Webinar For Agents Next: Will New Reverse Mortgage Policies Reverse Concerns? Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago HUD Reports Continued Progress For Housing Recovery Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Subscribelast_img read more