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1. When it Comes to Foreclosures, the FHFA Should Lay Blame Where it Belongs - On Mortgage Servicers, Not State Consumer Protection Laws

(Web Page; Mon Dec 03 06:57:00 CST 2012)

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s overseer, wrongly, and egregiously is attacking state consumer protection laws. The Agency published a proposal [http://www.fhfa.gov/webfiles/24525/NoticeSt...

Description: Advocates comment on The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s overseer, wrongly, and egregiously is attacking state consumer protection laws.

2. Empire Justice Center Plays an active role in training advocates across New York on foreclosure prevention

(Web Page; Fri Jun 21 13:53:00 CDT 2013)

On May 30, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an extension of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), which was set to expire on December 31, 2013.The pro...

Description: HAMP has been extended. Read how Empire Justice has been training attorneys and housing counselors in helping homeowners get through the loan modification process, as well as other ways to keep homeowners out of foreclosure.

3. Principal Reductions in Mortgage Workouts are Essential to Reducing the Discriminatory Impact of Foreclosures

(Web Page; Fri May 02 10:12:00 CDT 2014)

“Preserving an affordable home, in a stable neighborhood, for all Americans”—this phrase summarizes three key aspects of housing opportunity and the realization of the American dream. The foreclosure crisis and the res...

Description: “Preserving an affordable home, in a stable neighborhood, for all Americans”—this phrase summarizes three key aspects of housing opportunity and the realization of the American dream. The foreclosure crisis and the resulting recession, however, have undercut every aspect of this vision.