Mass. lawsuit shows that banks haven’t changed foreclosure ways

The Boston Globe August 21, 2012|Paul McMorrow Earlier this year, five of the country’s biggest banks agreed to cough up $25 billion because they’d routinely fleeced their own customers and wreaked tremendous economic havoc along the way. The nationwide foreclosure … Continue reading

‘Underwater’ homes drowning neighborhoods’ chances to stabilize Mark Siefert There’s a crisis in our communities and our options are quickly disappearing. There are neighbors who can’t accept a job in a new city because they can’t sell their home for a price high enough to pay … Continue reading

Foreclosures Impact California Voter Turnout

August 23, 2012 California neighborhoods reeling from record foreclosures also experienced lower levels of voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside. Voters who lost their homes were not the only ones … Continue reading

Multistate foreclosure settlement: Judge considers use of Arizona’s $50M cut

Thursday, August 23, 2012 8:31 AM MST By PAUL DAVENPORT Associated Press PHOENIX — While critics say the money should be used to help mortgage borrowers, a lawyer for the state said Wednesday that Arizona is entitled to use … Continue reading