California nonjudicial foreclosure law is changing rapidly. The HBOR Collaborative has updated our “Litigating Under the Homeowner Bill of Rights” practice guide to reflect this ongoing legal development. The updated version is current through mid-September and includes explanations and citations of the most recent federal and state cases.
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Learn how homeowner, Thomas Glaski, overcame an “insurmountable legal mountain” in California, “giving thousands of homeowners in foreclosure a legal basis to form a defense against wrongful foreclosure practices”.
The article covers the story of Elias Lopez, who took his case to court to fight the breach of his loan modification agreement with Wells Fargo and used the Homeowner Bill of Rights to stop dual-tracking on his home.
The Homeowner Bill of Rights Collaborative have jointly submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of the petitioner in Erlach v. Sierra Asset Servicing LLC, in an appeal brought before the 6th Appellate District Court of California. The Collaborative has submitted the brief to ensure that the tenant’s rights are protected under the Protecting Tenants at […]
If you missed the “Representing Tenants in Post-Foreclosure Unlawful Detainers” Webinar yesterday, you can access the materials here.
Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) reached a settlement with the city of Los Angeles to resolve a lawsuit claiming the bank acted like a “slumlord” and let foreclosed homes in low-income neighborhoods fall into disrepair. Read full article.
Since the passing of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR) in January 2013, homeowners have continued to use HBOR to stop foreclosures. Courts are vigorously enforcing the new rights enumerated in HBOR by putting foreclosure sales on hold. In addition to the Singh case we discussed earlier this month, the following are three other cases in which homeowners have pursued court action, […]