iOS app Android app

National Foreclosure Settlement

Ben Hallman

Foreclosure Settlement Still Failing 700,000 Families One Year Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

One year after federal bank regulators pledged that a nearly $10 billion legal settlement would quickly deliver cash to foreclosure abuse victims, hun...

Ben Hallman

Ally Bank's Aggressive Campaign To Avoid Paying For Housing Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

In most respects, Sandy Christine's is the story of the foreclosure crisis in full. The Wasilla, Alaska, resident and her husband both lost their j...

Eleazar David Melendez

New Foreclosure Settlement Replaces Henhouse Fox With Wolf, Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

For more than a year, housing advocates and their allies worried that a review of foreclosed loans managed by banking regulators was vulnerable to mor...

How To Get Compensated For A Mismanaged Foreclosure

ProPublica | Paul Kiel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

ProPublica:If you're a victim of banking abuses during the foreclosure crisis, the government says it'll make sure you receive compensation from your ...

Foreclosure Deal Documents Lack Detail On Banks' Alleged Misdeeds

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

* Previously announced pact filed in federal court * Banks commit to $25 bln, much as mortgage relief * Ally Financial n...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

'The Bottom Line Is Alma Counts Is Not Going To Be Removed From Her Home'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.09.2012 | Detroit

Alma Counts, an 82-year-old resident of northwest Detroit, is drawing on the support of community organizations, local officials, unions, the Occupy m...

Loren Berlin

Holdout States Massachusetts, New York, California, Delaware Reveal Their Share Of Foreclosure Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

The five states that most actively resisted a settlement with banks over charges of widespread mortgage fraud announced their cut of the nationwide de...

Three Things The Mortgage Settlement Won't Do

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Huzzah, we finally have a massive mortgage-foreclosure settlement. At long last banks will be taken to task for sloppy foreclosure practices that ruin...

3 Things The Mortgage Settlement Won't Do

Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Huzzah, we finally have a massive mortgage-foreclosure settlement! At long last banks will be taken to task for sloppy foreclosure practices that ruined millions of lives. The housing market will get a lift, and all will be well with the world. Except probably not so much.

Loren Berlin

Foreclosure Settlement Reached: Largest Mortgage Deal Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

The U.S. government announced Thursday a $25 billion settlement with five of the nation's largest banks over charges of systemic and widespread mortga...

Loren Berlin

Foreclosure Settlement Reached: Largest Bank Payout By Far Since Financial Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

The government is expected to announce on Thursday a roughly $26 billion deal with some of the nation's largest banks to settle charges of systemic an...