NHLP’s October 2017 Foreclosure Newsletter features a bulletin about resources and options available to homeowners affected by the recent California wildfires; an article about Keep Your Home California programs, which offer financial assistance for borrowers with defaulted or unaffordable mortgage loans; a legislative and regulatory update; and an update to our foreclosure defense practice guide.
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NHLP’s June 2017 Foreclosure Newsletter features an update to our foreclosure defense practice guide, including a new section on interactions with bankruptcy proceedings; summaries of recent cases of note; and a legislative and regulatory update, including an alert regarding HBOR provisions scheduled to sunset at the end of 2017.
The June newsletter features articles on dealing with past bankruptcy in foreclosure litigation, helping reverse mortgage non-borrowing spouses, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Bank of America v. Caulkett. It also includes summaries of recent HBOR and foreclosure-related case law and information on a free foreclosure PLI training on July 14. June 2015 […]
The May newsletter features an article on tort liability for bad servicing and improper loan modification practices. It also includes summaries of recentHBOR and foreclosure-related case law, new HUD guidance on non-borrowing spouses with reverse mortgage, and information on a free foreclosure PLI training on July 14. May 2015 Newsletter In this issue— Article on […]
The HBOR Collaborative has updated its Post-Foreclosure Unlawful Detainer Practice Guide. This update reflects the expiration of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act at the end of 2014, as well as recent case law. This guide will aid tenant and homeowner advocates in litigating post-foreclosure evictions. April 2015 Newsletter In this issue—The Collaborative has updated […]
The HBOR Collaborative has updated its Litigating under HBOR Practice Guide! If you use this manual in your practice, please be sure to replace your existing copy with this current one, as it updates advocates on all the important HBOR and foreclosure law that has made its way through the courts in the past 5 […]
NHLP, Housing & Economic Rights Advocates, California Reinvestment Coalition, Public Counsel, and 10 other California legal advocacy organizations submitted comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed mortgage servicing rules. Our comments and suggestions focus on the continuing “widows and orphans” issue, servicing transfers, and other proposed changes and additions that will affect homeowners and […]
February Newsletter Breaks Down the “Widows & Orphans” Issue and Takes Advocates Step-by-Step through Representing Successors-in-Interest
The HBOR Collaborative’s February Newsletter provides an overview of the “Widows & Orphans” issue. Collaborative member NCLC has written a primer on advocating for successors-in-interest throughout the loss mitigation process. The newsletter also includes summaries of important federal cases and regulatory updates, including the recent HUD mortgagee letter addressing non-borrowing, surviving spouses of reverse mortgage […]
The HBOR Collaborative’s January Newsletter provides an overview of the Fair Housing Amendments Act’s reasonable accommodation protections as applied to mortgage servicing. It considers, for example, an advocate’s potential arguments against a servicer who denies a cognitively disabled borrower additional time to submit a modification application. The newsletter also includes summaries of important state and […]
The HBOR Collaborative’s December Newsletter includes an article from Collaborative member the National Consumer Law Center on the new payoff statement rule, part of the CFPB mortgage servicing rules that became effective earlier this year. It also includes summaries of recent cases, including Mendoza, Rahbarian, and In re Rivera. December 2014 Newsletter In this issue—NCLC’s […]