May 2021

Trump’s Moratorium Could Spell Changes to the Housing Market

first_img 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. Previous: GSEs Would Need Another Bailout According to Stress Test Next: Write-Off Rates Return to Pre-Crisis Levels Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Related Articles In Donald Trump’s recent speech at the Detroit Economic Club, Trump called for a temporary moratorium on new financial regulations. According to Collingwood Group, this could mean a boom to the housing and mortgage markets.“Regulations imposed after the financial meltdown have meant increased costs for lenders and borrowers, the tightest credit box in my 25-year career, and all of which have contributed to what now is the lowest homeownership rate in 51-years,” says the Collingwood Group Chairman Tim Rood.Trump’s speech argues that his background as a real estate developer makes him a qualified candidate to lead the United States economy.”We don’t know about all that,” says Rood, “but that background clearly will be helpful since he understands the housing, commercial real estate and maybe the mortgage business as well.”Trump’s speech announced his plan to lower individual income-tax rates, taking the top rate to 33-percent. Despite the fact that this is higher than the 25-percent top rate Trump had initially proposed, it is still a decrease from the current top rate of 39.6 percent and would me more money in the hands of the consumer.“Under Trump we hope he opens housing markets to first-time buyers and millennials alike by reducing their taxes and giving them more disposable income,” says Collingwood Groups’ Rood. “In addition we hope he cuts regulations that prevent foreigners from using cash to buy homes, after all.” ‘As Senator Clinton promised 200,000 jobs in Upstate New York – her efforts fell flat.’ https://t.co/I2WqZb5N8P pic.twitter.com/i5S3mtJWpe— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 8, 2016Trump’s speech follows his previous announcement given last week of his economic advisory council. Members of that council include financiers John Paulson, Andy Beal, and Stephen Feinberg, as well as energy executive Harold Hamm.“Relative to housing, I hope the impressive group of economic advisors Trump chose highlight for him the tight credit market and its negative impact on the ability of middle class families to buy a home in particular minority homebuyers,” says the Collingwood Group Vice Chairman Brian Montgomery, former Assistant Secretary of HUD and FHA Commissioner. “I would also add to the list soaring apartment rental rates especially in urban markets making it nearly impossible for lower income families to live there, a regulatory environment that has driven the cost to originate a mortgage loan to record high levels, and finally how to begin extracting the full faith and credit of the U.S. government from a $6 trillion housing market and bring back private capital.” in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Collingwood Group Donald Trump Housing Market Regulations Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Home / Daily Dose / Trump’s Moratorium Could Spell Changes to the Housing Market The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago August 8, 2016 1,389 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe About Author: Kendall Baer Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Collingwood Group Donald Trump Housing Market Regulations 2016-08-08 Kendall Baer Trump’s Moratorium Could Spell Changes to the Housing Market Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agolast_img read more

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CFPB Gets a Win in Ocwen Case

first_img Bloomberg BNA Jeff Sessions Judge Kenneth Marra Owen Financial PHH Corp. v. CFPB Richard Cordray 2017-06-05 Brianna Gilpin For going on two months, Ocwen Financial Corporation, the country’s largest nonbank mortgage loan servicer, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have been at odds. Beginning in late April, the CFPB sued Ocwen and its subsidiaries claiming that they have been “failing borrowers at every stage of the mortgage servicing process.” Days later, Ocwen responded by filing three motions with the court in hopes of expediting the ruling on the constitutionality of the CFPB and its leadership structure, one of which invited the Department of Justice to participate in the case. Now, a federal judge has slowed down Ocwen’s bid to test the constitutionality of the CFPB.In October 2016, in the case of PHH Corp. v CFPB, a three-judge panel from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judged the CFPB’s structure unconstitutional. They vacated a $100 million fine against PHH and gave the president power to fire CFPB Director Richard Cordray at will, however the case was set to be reheard May 24, 2017, by the entire D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals allowing the CFPB to defend itself.In response to the allegations, Ocwen called the Bureau “an unaccountable agency” and asked that the constitutionality ruling be expedited. The agency citied a number of errors in the CFPB’s filing, including the bringing up of issues that had already been resolved, however, the CFPB told a Florida federal court in early May that the mortgage servicer should not be allowed special treatment in the case, being that they provided no legal authority or any other compelling reason why.Judge Kenneth Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida decided recently that Ocwen will be delayed in testing the constitutionality of the CFPB.Ocwen’s request to seek U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ views on the CFPB’s constitutionality was declined by Marra. In a separate June 2 order, Marra said it was “premature” to invite the Attorney General’s views, but he can weigh the request again in the context of an Ocwen motion to dismiss.“Until a motion is filed setting forth the exact basis for the challenge, the Attorney General will not have sufficient information to determine whether he should intervene,” Marra said.“We have reviewed the order, which addresses how the Court would like to have the constitutional attack presented to it,” Ocwen representative John Lovallo said in an email to Bloomberg BNA. “We look forward to including that argument with all of the other reasons CFPB’s suit is unjustified and should be dismissed.”The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is currently processing the constitutional status of the CFPB in PHH Corp. v CFPB, but according to Bloomberg BNA, many believe the court will rule for the CFPB, setting up the case for consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court.“Ocwen’s motion to dismiss is currently due June 19, and constitutionality will be one of many arguments,” Lovallo said. Tagged with: Bloomberg BNA Jeff Sessions Judge Kenneth Marra Owen Financial PHH Corp. v. CFPB Richard Cordray About Author: Brianna Gilpin Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: Carson Speaks: Clarifies State of Mind Comments Next: New Professional Requirements, Tech Could Improve Appraisals Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago CFPB Gets a Win in Ocwen Case in Daily Dose, Events, Featured, Government, Newscenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago June 5, 2017 6,202 Views Home / Daily Dose / CFPB Gets a Win in Ocwen Case The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Brianna Gilpin, Online Editor for MReport and DS News, is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received her B.A. in Telecommunication Media Studies. Gilpin previously worked at Hearst Media, one of the nation’s leading diversified media and information services companies. To contact Gilpin, email [email protected] Subscribelast_img read more

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Bank of America Predicting Q3 Trading Losses

first_img Bank of America Predicting Q3 Trading Losses Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: United States District Court Dismisses CFPB Enforcement Claims Over Discovery Abuses Next: REO Update: RES.NET Launches Asset Strategy Tools Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Joey Pizzolato Bank of America is expecting to report trading revenues down 15 percent when the third quarter of the year ends on September 30, says to the bank’s CFO, Paul Donofrio, according to a report by the Motley Fool.This isn’t an uncommon trend, says the Motley Fool. Trading revenues can be affected by a number of influences, including consumer sentiment, and ordinary and regular changes in the market.The report points to past instances where this has occurred. For instance, in Q1 of 2016, the bank’s trading revenue fell by 16 percent, largely spurred by oil prices and the United Kingdom’s potential exit from the European Union.In the first quarter of 2017, however, Bank of America’s trading revenue grew 23 percent year-over-year, proving that the market’s volatility isn’t necessarily indicative of long-term trends.The Motley Fool also predicts that JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup will also report drops in trading revenue, at 20 percent and 15 percent, respectively.According to the report, trading revenue for Bank of America accounts for only 16 percent of their profits, even though that figure amounts to $3.2 billion in revenue. Given past trends in trading revenue, the numbers for the third quarter most likely don’t indicate a trend.It should be noted that financial guru Warren Buffet recently became the largest shareholder of the bank. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: Bank of America Q3 Trading Home / Daily Dose / Bank of America Predicting Q3 Trading Losses Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Joey Pizzolato is the Online Editor of DS News and MReport. He is a graduate of Spalding University, where he holds a holds an MFA in Writing as well as DePaul University, where he received a B.A. in English. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in a variety of print and online journals and magazines. To contact Pizzolato, email [email protected] in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago September 18, 2017 1,548 Views The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles Sign up for DS News Daily Bank of America Q3 Trading 2017-09-18 Joey Pizzolato Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post Subscribelast_img read more

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Analysis Says ‘Of Course’ Recession Will Occur

first_img Previous: The Week Ahead: Tracking Economic Housing Impacts Next: Lack of Inventory Spurring Growth of Single-Family Rental Market  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Analysis Says ‘Of Course’ Recession Will Occur The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Subscribe Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago It seems to be a constant question in the back of everyone’s mind: Will there be another recession coming our way? The simple answer, according to analysis from Quartz, is “of course.”However, exactly when this recession will occur is nearly impossible to predict.The good news is that no telltale signs of an upcoming economic apocalypse are currently rearing their ugly heads, but the bad news is that it doesn’t necessarily mean that one won’t emerge to shake us to the core once more. For this reason, the best thing we can do is simply try the best to prepare ourselves by being aware of what causes a recession and being ready as we can be once those signs begin to appear.Just as in most of life, if something isn’t broken (or battered), it won’t need “fixing.” Such is the same with economies. If an economy is doing well, the length of time will not matter for how long of duration the waters will flow smoothly. Instead, a recession will only be caused when something happens on those waters that rock the surface with a strong jolt, causing tidal-like waves and an entire oceanic upheaval. Once that happens, the boats must readjust their course quickly or face hitting the rocks. Such real-world examples of such jolting outward circumstances that led to economic recession (in this case, tidal waves of turmoil) were the sudden skyrocketing oil prices that occurred on the scene in the 70s, the infamous falling of house prices in 2008, and the Federal Reserve’s surprise (and devastating) raising of interest rates in both the 1930s and early 1980s.That being said, similar signs of possible water-shaking catalysts appear to be on the horizon, among which include an undeniable political uncertainty pervading news headlines daily. From November’s election outcomes to the ever-present possibility of a trade war, and even the growing economic instability in China—and who can forget Brexit lurking in the shadows — shaky markets might be just around the corner. Warning signs include an influx in the market for leveraged loans that are made to private companies with weak credit ratings and high debt, causing lenders to become less particular about loan recipients, thus making the overall economy vulnerable. “Zombie Firms” are also a concern, as these businesses that should be going out of business stay open due to cheap loans.The debate as to whether a recession will occur has been constant in 2019, but the likelihood of a recession in the near future is on the decline and is likely to drop further as the year ends, according to the latest BuildFax Housing Health Report. The chance of a recession stands at about 42%, according to BuildFax. BuildFax’s recession probability estimate started the year at 29% and then rose sharply to nearly 50% by September. Now it is on the decline. According to BuildFax, the time to “raise red flags” is when the likelihood reaches about 60%.  Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Tagged with: Recession Analysis Says ‘Of Course’ Recession Will Occur Andy Beth Miller is an experienced freelance editor and writer. Her main focus is travel writing, and when she is not typing away from her computer at her home in the Hawaiian Islands, she is regularly roaming the world as a digital nomad, and loving every minute of it. She has been published in myriad online and print magazines, is a fan of all things outdoors, and finds life (and all of its business, technological, and cultural facets) fascinating in their constant evolution. She is excited to spectate as the world changes, and have a job that allows her to bring a detailed account of those constant shifts to her readers at home and abroad. Recession 2019-12-23 Mike Albanese December 23, 2019 3,482 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: Andy Beth Millerlast_img read more

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Forbearance Volumes Down From Peak

first_imgSubscribe The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post 2020-10-23 Christina Hughes Babb Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Forbearance Volumes Down From Peak Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: A Confluence of Events Next: The Week Ahead: The State of Property Preservation Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Christina Hughes Babb October 23, 2020 1,211 Views Home / Daily Dose / Forbearance Volumes Down From Peak Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Forbearances continued to decline, modestly, from May’s pandemic-related peak, according to data from Black Knight’s McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker, which showed forbearance volumes fell by 11,000 from the prior week.”This was the result of larger declines among GSE loans (14,000) and portfolio-held and privately securitized loans (2,000) being offset by an increase of 5,000 in FHA/VA loans in forbearance,” Black Knight reported Friday.Almost 3 million borrowers, as of October 20, remain in active COVID-19 forbearance plans—that represents 5.6% of first lien mortgages.According to Black Knight, “This is a noticeable reduction from the market’s peak of 4.76 million in late May. More than 80% of remaining forbearance plans have had their terms extended with their servicer.”The following chart shows how this week compares to the past months:The report continues, “Despite the muted improvement seen this week, overall forbearance volumes are down 623K month-over-month, driven by the large reduction in loans in active forbearance plans at the beginning of the month. This marks a 17% decline from September, showing sustained downward movement in forbearance volumes … overall, active forbearance numbers are heading in the right direction, though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present unique and unprecedented market conditions.”For Black Knight’s weekly forbearance report, visit the Black Knight website. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

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Younger Millennials’ Homebuying Habits

first_img 2021-05-18 Christina Hughes Babb Related Articles Home / Daily Dose / Younger Millennials’ Homebuying Habits in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Housing Starts and Permits Post Monthly Decline Next: Opportunities Rise in SFR Market as Inventory Tightens Many of the youngest home shoppers out there faced the where-to-live-after-college question—one that is challenging enough on its own—during a global health crisis whose fallout will continue to be felt, especially when it comes to employment and home/rent prices, for the undetermined future.Rent.com’s research team surveyed more than 2,000 young millennials, those born between 1993 and 1998 (called “Zillennials” in some circles) to learn more about their post-college housing situation.Returning to the nest after college already was a trend before COVID-19—according to a Rent.com survey, college students who graduated without jobs were twice as likely to move back home.But this survey indicates that Generation Z and younger Millennials plan to find their own place as opposed to moving back home with Mom and Dad, to a much higher degree than older Millennials.”Their main reason …? Independence—nearly two-thirds of those who aren’t planning to move home said they ‘need to be independent,’ while almost 40% said they had the financial means to support themselves,” said authors of the Rent.com study. “Of those who moved home, we found that nearly three-quarters did it to save money, while 35% wanted to be close to family. A small percentage still lived at home for other reasons, such as staying at home in college and job loss.”75.2% of Zillennials surveyed did not return to their parents’ homes after college graduation.46.2% moved to a new city after receiving their diploma, while 29% stayed in the same town/city.The researchers found that employed graduates who move back home after graduation plan to stay for three months, while unemployed graduates plan to stay for a year or more.Although the economic outlook remains uncertain for Gen Z and younger Millennials, 50 percent of Gen Z-ers expect to move out by age 24, while only 40% of Millennials planned to at that age.”Zillennials straddle a unique line between Millennials and Gen Z-ers. While Millennials grew up with things like DVD players and family computers, Gen Z grew up with iPads, smartphones and Wi-Fi,” note the researchers. “As the younger generation of Zillennials and Gen Z-ers begins graduating college and searching for their first [home], it’s worth considering that their needs might be different than before.”This inclination toward independence showed despite the survey’s additional finding that many recent graduates—more than four in 10—said they weren’t happier with their current housing than they were in college. Of the 42.7% who were unhappy, 42.% said they hated where they live now.Still, as the researchers concluded, today’s young adults “are willing to sacrifice quite a lot for independence from their parents.”The full study and methodology is available at Rent.com/research. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Younger Millennials’ Homebuying Habits  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily About Author: Christina Hughes Babb The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago 12 days ago 525 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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52-year-old Derry taxi-driver appears in court on terrorism charges

first_img Twitter Twitter Google+ Previous articleTyrone man gets life for Donnyloop murder of Andrew BurnsNext article38 year old man found guilty of sexually assaulting female housemate in 2010 News Highland WhatsApp Facebook By News Highland – January 24, 2012 Facebook A Derry man has appeared in court charged with collecting and making digital or video recordings of police officers.52-year-old Gerard Francis O’Donnell, a taxi driver from Strangford Park denied the charges, which came about following a police search of a house in Derry on June 20.The court was told that photos of police officers were found on computer hard drives and other media devices during the search.The charges related to the collecting or making digital or video recordings of police officers contrary to the Terrorism Act 2000.A detective constable told the court that O’Donnell had admitted posting photos and images of police officers on the 32 County Sovereignty Movement’s website.District Judge barney McElholm released O’Donnell on his own bail of £1,000 to appear in court again on 25 February.Part of his bail conditions ban O’Donnell from using recording devices outside his home, except when at recognised sporting events and he was also ordered not to attend any illegal public meetings and to report to the police twice each week. LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp 52-year-old Derry taxi-driver appears in court on terrorism chargescenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH News Google+ Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

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Updated:Claims of assaullt as budget meeting is disrupted by protesters

first_img By News Highland – December 21, 2011 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Updated:Claims of assaullt as budget meeting is disrupted by protesters Facebook Protesters in Council chamberDonegal County Council’s budget meeting has been disrupted after dozens of protesters stormed the chamber with claims that some councillors were both verbally and physically assaulted.The Can’t Pay Won’t Pay protesters had called on councilors to come out of the meeting to address the crowd. When they did not, 2 dozen protesters entered the chamber with placards chanting ‘We won’t pay’A number of protesters addressed the meeting with a loud speaker before inviting councillors who support them to leave the meeting with them.Councillors were challenged to show ‘whose side they were on’ – Shouts of ‘the game is up’ could also be heard.Labour Councillor Frank McBrearty has claimed to have been physically assaulted while at least two other councillors are said to have been subjected to verbal abuse. WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img Newsx Adverts Pinterest Previous article100 turnout in protest at County Council MeetingNext articleCouncillors fail to agree budget for 2012 – how the day unfolded News Highland Twitter Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

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first_imgNews Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton The IMPACT union has lodged a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner following revelations that non-essential and non emergency telephone calls were being recorded at a Ballyshannon HSE facility without staff knowledge.An investigation is already underway into how internal calls were were recorded at the facility in Ballyshannon which is one of the HSE’s main ambulance control centres.While it is common practice to record emergency calls, the HSE confirmed in writing in 2010 that non emergency calls were not being recorded.IMPACT’s Richie Carrothers says the HSE needs to clarity situation:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/richCALLLS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile the Health Minister says he would be ‘deeply concerned’ if the Data Act was breached.James Reilly told the Shaun Doherty Show that he is taking the issue extremely seriously:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/reilly1CALLS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook WhatsApp Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week center_img Pinterest Previous articleBusinessman protesting council meeting over Lifford one-way traffic proposalsNext articleBusiness owners concerned at impact of any Glenveagh job losses News Highland By News Highland – April 14, 2014 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Google+ Update: Health Minister deeply concerned over phone tapping at Ballyshannon HSE facility Twitter Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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New cuts sound final death knell for Donegal Town decentralisation

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Newsx Adverts By News Highland – November 17, 2011 The Government’s axing another 23-thousand-500 public sector jobs.It’ll bring the total cut from the peak in 2008 to 37-thouasnd-500.A Public Service Reform Programme announced this afternoon also sees 48 quangos abolished or merged and 40 decentralisation projects cancelled, including a proposal to bring over 230 decentralised jobs to Donegal Town.Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the decentralisation programme as one of the previous government’s worst moves………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/kenny3pm.mp3[/podcast] New cuts sound final death knell for Donegal Town decentralisation Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Google+ Previous articleCope says 2009 fish landing reduction should influence CFP reform talksNext articleVFI highlights risk of further pub closures News Highland Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

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