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Challenge: FHFA’s OIG required that FHFA validate the post-sale reporting data under the GSEs non-performing loan (NPL) sale program. As a result of this requirement, Fannie Mae needed assistance in conducting a data validation review for its NPL post-sale reporting.

Solution: Fannie engaged SP Group...

Challenge: FHFA’s OIG required that FHFA validate the post-sale reporting data under the GSEs non-performing loan (NPL) sale program. As a result of this requirement, Freddie Mac needed assistance in conducting a data validation review for its NPL post-sale reporting.

Solution: Freddie Mac engaged SP...

Challenge: The Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) is a Federal credit program designed to enhance small business access to capital by stimulating and supplementing the flow of private equity capital and long-term loan funds. The program is managed by the Office of Investment and Innovation (OI...

SP Group identified 4,883 census tracts with the opportunity to "stack" LIHTC and Opportunity Zone incentives to maximize their return on investment.

There are at least two types of real estate investors in Opportunity Zones, those that are drawn to a particular location for reasons that have little or nothing to do with the fact that the location is in an Opportunity Zone per se and those who are making strategic choices to invest in one Opportu...

The housing industry is buzzing with excitement over the prospect of massive investments in Opportunity Zones.  New Opportunity Funds are emerging almost daily.  Some investors are waiting until additional guidance is issued concerning the finer points of investing in Opportunity Zones, others are a...

In October 2017, California’s most destructive wildfire, the Tubbs Fire, swept through Santa Rosa in Sonoma County. It destroyed nearly 5,000 homes and had a significant impact on the area’s housing market. In August 2018, less than a year after the Tubbs Fire, the Carr Fire has destroyed over 1,000...

There are 16 wildfires burning in California. One of the largest fires is the Carr Fire near Redding. The Carr Fire has been burning for more than three weeks and as of mid-August, it has not been fully contained. It has destroyed more than 1,000 homes and over 200,000 acres, making it one of the la...

SP Group is very proud to announce that, for the second year, we were a sponsor of the Association of Public Data Users (APDU) 2018 Annual Conference!

We also organized and moderated the panel "Making Connections: Linking Data to Solve Public Problems". Our panel was about how pr...

SP Group has compiled a list of best practices and an accompanying checklist for developing comprehensive CDBG-DR funding dashboards. CDBG-DR recipients can utilize the checklist in developing a funding tracker that incorporates best practices as well as fulfills the requirements under H.R. 4557 for...

SP Group GSA services include Due Diligence and Support Services (SIN 520-3), Outsourcing Recurring Commercial Activities For Financial Management (SIN 520-15) and Integrated Consulting Services (SIN 874-1). SP Group is one of fifteen 8(a) contractors approved for SIN 520-3 and one of twenty approve...

With the end of foreclosure moratoriums, there is a level of uncertainty surrounding the re-performance of delinquent mortgages that is amplified by the island’s pre-existing and new economic challenges. Considering the uptick in foreclosures before Hurricane Maria, the moratorium provided a tempora...

We compare the impact of Maria to the impact of Georges, the most destructive hurricane prior to Maria in recent history. We found that Hurricane Maria had a more destructive impact on Puerto Rico than Hurricane Georges because (1) Maria had stronger winds and more significant flooding and (2) damag...

On May 17, 2018, SP Group attended the House Financial Services Committee (Oversight and Investigations) hearing entitled “Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program – Stakeholder Perspectives”. It was a one-panel hearing with the following witnesses:

  • Stephen Costello, Chief Resi...

Getting the Most Out of GIS Data -Mapping and Linking FEMA GIS Data

March 27, 2018 | 2 PM - 3 PM

SP Group is utilizing Tableau to understand the impact from recent disasters on housing markets. This webcast will highlight three case studies that utilize mapping techniques within Tableau to understand...

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