Good news for renters who’ve been dutifully paying their rent while their landlords failed to make the mortgages, and were facing eviction as a result: Fannie Mae will sign new leases with them. [NYT]
Fannie Mae Lets Renters Stay
By Ben Popken December 15, 2008
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