Dina ElBoghdady
Reporter

Dina ElBoghdady reports on consumer regulatory issues, including food safety, privacy and consumer product safety. Before joining the Post, ElBoghdady covered Capitol Hill and then the auto industry for the Washington bureau of the Detroit News. She had also worked in the Orange County Register’s Washington bureau, writing about the county’s congressional delegation. ElBoghdady’s first job in journalism was at States News Service, where she reported on Congress for several California newspapers.

Latest by Dina ElBoghdady

Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Two studies show that homeownership rates for immigrants did not suffer -- and may have increased -- in the recession’s aftermath.

Existing home sales are up, but new home sales are down. What’s going on?

Existing home sales are up, but new home sales are down. What’s going on?

A full housing recovery appears to remain just out of reach.

Existing home sales are up, but new home sales are down. What’s going on?

Existing home sales are up, but new home sales are down. What’s going on?

A full housing recovery appears to remain just out of reach.

Some homeowners could see a whopping tax bill if they get help through Bank of America’s settlement 

Some homeowners could see a whopping tax bill if they get help through Bank of America’s settlement 

The bank agreed to lower the mortgage balances of some “underwater” borrowers. That could mean taxes on forgiven debt.