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Mortgage Reform

In The Public Interest: Consumers, Know Before You Owe: Help CFPB Develop New Mortgage Forms

Ed Mierzwinski | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Ed Mierzwinski

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has rolled out two alternative two-page mortgage disclosure forms to replace longer, unclear documents in current use. The Bureau wants your help to make them better.

Spotlight on the House: Beyond the Bailout -- Solving the Crisis from the Bottom Up

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Linda Sanchez

Why do our laws allow the wealthy who own second and third homes, or even yachts, to renegotiate terms on their mortgages in bankruptcy, while those who own only one home cannot?