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Forces Join to Protect Borrowers from Foreclosure Relief Scams
DS News published an article discussing a joint initiative between the Office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and several media outlets to crack down on unlawful advertising of foreclosure rescue scams.
12 Dec 2015
Senate Votes to Extend Foreclosure Safeguard for Servicemembers
DS News published an article discussing passed legislation which will extend a provision of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
11 Dec 2015
Foreclosure Sales Are Way Down?But So Are Solutions
DS News published an article discussing foreclosure data released by HOPE NOW.
30 Nov 2015
Rep. Israel Announced Bill to Turn ?Zombie? Homes into Housing for Homeless Veterans
The office of U.S. Congressman Steve Israel (NY-03) issued a press release discussing the introduction of the Housing Our Heroes Act (H.R. 3970).
23 Nov 2015
MBA: NJ, NY, Florida contain highest percent of foreclosures
HousingWire released an article highlighting a recent Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) chart of the week.
20 Nov 2015
Servicers Turn to DIY Tech to Improve the Customer Experience
National Mortgage News published an article discussing results from a survey it conducted through a partnership with SourceMedia Research in September 2015.
19 Nov 2015
Scranton Creating Registry of Foreclosed Homes
The Scranton Times-Tribune published an article discussing the plans of Scranton, Pennsylvania to adopt a resolution that would create a registry for foreclosed vacant properties.
19 Nov 2015
The Uneven Housing Recovery
The Center for American Progress published an article discussing findings from its recently released housing report.
2 Nov 2015
Senators Call Federal Regulators to Action on Zombie Foreclosures
DS News released an article discussing a letter written by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to federal banking and housing leaders in regards to the ongoing issue of zombie foreclosures.
30 Oct 2015
Letter: State Legislation Needed to Expedite Foreclosure
The Buffalo News posted a letter authored by New York Bankers Association President and CEO Michael P. Smith. In it, Smith discusses the length of the foreclosure process for the state of New York and the support of the New York Bankers Association for the passage of legislation which could accelerate it.
26 Oct 2015