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California Foreclosures

Laurie Udesky

The Elderly Confront Foreclosure Crisis Where They Least Expect It

HuffingtonPost.com | Laurie Udesky | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

This article was made possible with support from the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. Richard Miller had been living in his second-floor San Fr...

'I Didn't Even Know I Was In Foreclosure'

The Record, Stockton, Calif. | Kevin Parrish | Posted 04.19.2013 | San Francisco

STOCKTON -- The moment is seared, like a scene from a horror movie, in Luz Sauceda's memory. She came home after picking up her teenage daughter from...

Aaron Sankin

Occupy SF Turns Downtown Bank Branch Into Homeless Shelter

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.19.2012 | San Francisco

Occupy activists converted an unused Wells Fargo bank property in San Francisco into a makeshift soup kitchen over the weekend, an effort to highlight...

California Cities Rank Highest in Foreclosures

Anna Cuevas | Posted 10.21.2012 | Business
Anna Cuevas

July foreclosure data reveals that California ranks highest in foreclosure in the nation. Government officials are currently proposing legislation offer alternatives to avoid foreclosure, like loan modifications and principal reductions, to homeowners.

California Dominates This Depressing List

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.26.2012 | Los Angeles

IRVINE, Calif. -- California is still dominating the foreclosure scene. California cities made up seven of the top 10 metro areas with the highest ra...

A Controversial New Plan To Stop Foreclosures

AP | AMY TAXIN and CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Los Angeles

FONTANA, Calif. — In a story July 15 about a proposal for cities and counties to use the power of eminent domain to seize mortgages and help hom...

California Lawmakers Approve Foreclosure-Protection Law

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 (Reuters) - California legislators on Monday approved a sweeping bill aimed at stopping abusive practices by mortgage lenders ...

Keep Your Home, California!

Anna Cuevas | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business
Anna Cuevas

According to the U.S. Treasury Department, California has been one of the hardest hit among state foreclosure rates. That standing made the state elig...

Foreclosure Audit Reveals Widespread Violations, Irregularities

The New York Times | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

An audit by San Francisco county officials of about 400 recent foreclosures there determined that almost all involved either legal violations or suspi...

Kamala Isn't Having It

AP | BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 02.19.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — California's attorney general filed lawsuits against mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Tuesday, demanding that the c...

Carly Schwartz

'I'm Not Going Through This Alone': City's Foreclosure Victims Vow To Stay Put

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.06.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of foreclosure victims and tenants' rights advocates gathered throughout the Bay Area Tuesday as part of the nationwide "Occ...

Avoiding the Auction Block

Dan Rather | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business
Dan Rather

In last night's look at the housing crisis that continues to cripple this country, we traveled to California and met Lise Johnson, a mother of four who's been in the same home for 12 years and is desperate to stay put.

California Homeowners Mount a Growing Protest Movement Against Foreclosures

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Rose Gudiel is on the front lines of a growing protest movement to stop banks from foreclosing on families victimized by the economic crisis and abusive banking practices.

Depressed Victorville Pins Hopes On Revamped Air Base

AP | By GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles

VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- The billboard outside the Arbor Lane subdivision offers a hollow promise of elegant homes at rock-bottom prices. A drive down ...

California Could Join Multistate Mortgage Probe

latimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California officials are considering joining a multistate investigation of whether lenders have violated foreclosure laws when seizing houses from del...

New California Foreclosures Rose

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Housing Bust Keeps Consuming California Jobs

LA Times | Alana Semuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California employers cut more workers in December, capping a dismal year in which the state lost more than half a million jobs....

Everything Is Not Coming Up Roses

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Plenty of Wall Streeters buy a rosy view, theorizing that this fall will mark the end of the nasty recession and produce a conspicuous economic upswing that will subsequently drive stock prices higher. But skeptics abound.

Dispatches from the Displaced: Los Angeles Couple Blogs Their Foreclosure

Huffington Post | Margo Irvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are you facing foreclosure, or have you already lost your home? Share a story of how the housing crisis has affected you by emailing submissions+forec...

California Foreclosures Up 327 Percent From 2007 Levels

Los Angeles Times | Peter Viles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The number of California homes lost to foreclosure in the first quarter surged 327% from year-ago levels -- reaching an average of more than 500 forec...