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Obama Foreclosures

Shahien Nasiripour

EXTEND AND PRETEND: The Obama Administration's Failed Foreclosure Program | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama's signature plan to combat the housing crisis has fallen short of its goals -- rather than significantly and permanently reduci...

President Obama Should Stop Home Foreclosures

William K. Barth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William K. Barth

If the foreclosure crisis continues, it will transform the stream of Republican victories into a tsunami of voter discontent headed directly towards incumbents, namely, President Obama and Democratic lawmakers.

Meaningful Mortgage Relief: Principal Reduction Through Foreclosure Prevention

Ray Brescia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ray Brescia

Lenders and servicers, even those willing to modify mortgages, are often unwilling to reduce the outstanding principal on the loans in their portfolios, placing meaningful and sustainable modifications out of reach.

NYT: Why Is The Obama Administration Waiting To Act?

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Unemployment is rising. Foreclosures are surging. Lending is still constrained. So why exactly is the Obama administration waiting to act?...

What is Fair?

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

These are not ordinary times, so extraordinary steps must be taken. While differences of opinion should be heard, at the end of the day actions must be taken now.

Obama Foreclosure Speech: Housing Plan (FULL TEXT)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama announced his plan to reduce foreclosures at Dobson High School in Mesa, Arizona Wednesday. The $75 billion plan could prevent up to 9 mi...