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Fannie, Freddie expand aid to storm-hit homeowners

MCLEAN, Va. — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expanding their assistance to borrowers whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The mortgage organizations said Friday that they will automatically suspend evictions and foreclosures in disaster areas for ...

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Weekly jobless claims fall to 355K last week

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy. The Labor ...

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Housing sought for displaced Md. residents

CRISFIELD — Federal and local authorities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are working to find housing for more than 275 Crisfield residents displaced by last week’s storm. Officials say 136 units at Somers Cove Apartments, a public housing community, were flooded. ...

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Banks extend fee waivers for storm-hit customers

Some of the nation’s biggest banks have extended temporary waivers on a variety of fees and late charges for residents of states hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. It’s an effort to ease pressure on customers to make bill payments when ...

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