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Widow Sues BofA After Being Overwhelmed With Payment Requests

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

Robo-signing practices have wreaked havoc across the housing market for some time now, allegedly even leading to wrongful foreclosures. In Hawaii, ...

"Fraud As a Business Model"

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Banks won't change until we follow the law and take "prompt corrective action." Banks that committed widespread fraud should be placed in receivership.

William Alden

Wall Street Banks Sued For Massive Fraud In Subprime Deals | William Alden | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

The federal government late Friday filed lawsuits against 17 financial institutions, including some of the nation’s largest banks, alleging a patter...

U.S. Regulator Sues Bank Of America, Others Over Losses On Subprime Bonds

Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. regulator sued a number of major banks Friday over losses on more than $41 billion in subprime mortgage bonds, ...

U.S. Set To File Suits Against Big Banks Over Mortgages

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - The agency that oversees mortgage markets is preparing to file suit against more than a dozen big banks, accusing them of misrepresenting...

Andrea Stone

Embattled Fannie Mae Walks Away From Homeless Fundraising Walk On National Mall | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Fannie Mae, the troubled mortgage giant at the center of the housing foreclosure crisis, is walking away from its annual Help the Homele...

SEC After Freddie, Fannie Mae Executives

The Washington Post | Zachary A. Goldfarb and David S. Hilzenrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission is moving toward charging former and current Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac executives with violations related to t...

Mortgage Banker's Forecast: More Regulation Will Cost Consumers and Taxpayers

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Washington, D. C. is hot, but the rest of the nation is not when comparing our unemployment rates to the nation's capitol. "The largest over-the-month...

The Federal Government Attacks Creative Local Green Energy Finance

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Cohen

The federal housing agencies' attack on an energy and money-saving program, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), demonstrates an obtuse hostility toward green energy initiatives.

From A Previous GSE Critic: Return Fannie & Freddie To Public/Private Status

John Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Taylor

In the 1990s, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition took a position that very few groups dared to take. We criticized Fannie Mae and Freddie M...

Ryan Grim

House Dems To Sic Watchdog On Fannie, Freddie | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats are working on a rapid legislative fix that would finally put an independent watchdog in place at the agency with authority over Fanni...