April 5, 2013

New Initiatives Connect Homeowners to Foreclosure Prevention Programs

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Crossed posted from WhiteHouse.gov This week, the Administration announced three new housing initiatives aimed at building on our efforts to connect struggling homeowners to the Administration’s foreclosure prevention programs. Our goal is to ensure that responsible Americans who qualify for federal mortgage assistance have the necessary information to benefit from the programs available to help […]

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August 10, 2012

Holding the Banks’ Feet to the Fire

A recent article by the Huffington Post’s Peter Goodman showed how one homeowner from the Bronx has continued to struggle to save her home because of the outrageous treatment she’s received at the hands of the bank that services her loan.  Reporting with painstaking detail the obstacles Bank of America has thrown up as Katie […]

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May 9, 2012

New HAMP Enhancements Will Help Military Homeowners

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Our military families make many sacrifices for our nation, and not just when a servicemember goes into combat. Military families also face challenges when a servicemember receives orders for a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move to another base, and the family has to decide whether to go along or live […]

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April 11, 2012

Finding help for Homeowners

Last week, Secretary Donovan sat down with the Florida Times-Union editorial board in Jacksonville to discuss the recent Obama Administration housing announcements including universal refinancing, HAMP expansion, the Homeowner Bill of Rights and the settlement with mortgage servicers. Some distressed Florida homeowners have relief on the way thanks to a $25 billion national settlement with […]

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