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Consumer advocates already knew banks were failing to comply with provisions of the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement, an agreement between mortgage lenders, states and the federal government to end foreclosure abuses.
Federal Ability-to-Repay rule amendments and modifications should help garner greater access to credit by creating certain exemptions for small creditors, community development leaders and housing stabilization programs. Another amendment
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Foreclosure abuse prevention is the target of a major set of new provisions in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) federal overhaul of mortgage regulations. The rules establish new,
For the past few months there has been a steady stream of reports that the real estate marketplace somehow has an inventory shortage. This simply isn't possible when at
Lingering economic fallout, mortgage servicing violations prolong housing recovery for many Americans
It should come as no surprise that nearly 80 percent of Americans aren't buying the housing recovery and many of them think the worst is still yet to
CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced a $1 million California Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR) implementation grant to The National Housing Law Project. This
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Dec. 11 actions to halt two alleged mortgage loan modification scams it believes ripped-off thousands of struggling homeowners across the country.
CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a $10.4 million grant program for organizations that provide housing counseling and legal services to homeowners.
OFFICE OF MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT OVERSIGHT – Joseph A. Smith, Jr., Monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement, on Nov. 19, 2012, released a report "Continued Progress: A Report from
Dozens of consumer advocacy groups are complaining the nation's consumer watchdog doesn't have the teeth to take a bite out of abusive mortgage servicer behavior other regulators consider
See all National Mortgage Settlement stories here. Millions of homeowners who lost their homes to an abusive foreclosure process during the housing crisis will soon learn if they are
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law the final provisions of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, legislation heavily championed by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. "California has
Citizen Law: ‘There Ought to be A Law’ program generates foreclosure disclosure law for renters, adds to California’s landmark Homeowner Bill of Rights
"The Internet is full of horror stories of tenants moving into properties and quickly finding out that their home is up for auction." A year ago, San Jose resident
The $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement has been criticized as a "drop in the bucket" toward relief for homeowners abused by foreclosing lenders and some critics wonder if