The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC), headed by chair Jeb Hensarling, has approved proposed bill entitled, “Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act” (PATH) that is being sold to the American public as a way “to create a sustainable
Dennis Smith, president of Las Vegas-based Home Builders Research, said in his Las Vegas Housing Market Letter that the median price of April new home closings climbed 19.2% to $238,820. Home sales totaled 2,279 during the first four months of the ye
Sgt Hurst should immediately be put on administrative leave, until he can be tried for his failure act appropriately on Barbara Bratton's behalf. How many others have been hurt by his failure to do his job? Christine, you better believe I will call
In 1985, architect Paul Pholeros was challenged by the director of an Aboriginal-controlled health service to "stop people getting sick" in a small indigenous community in south Australia. The key insights: think beyond medicine and fix the local env
• Posted on June 20, 2013 by Neil Garfield Danielle
The propaganda from the banks has been far-reaching. Even if they devised a scheme to fraudulently throw away a homeowner’s hope at a modification, they are still pursuing the “deadbeat” homeowner argument. The essence is that the homeowner was no
Bank of America’s mortgage servicing unit systematically lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications, and paid their staff bonuses for deliberately pushing people into foreclosure: Yes, these allegations were suspected by any homeowner
If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from covering the tiny house movement, it is this: From pre-teens to Etsy artisans to Rage Against the Machine tribute band drummers, micro-dwelling enthusiasts are a truly motley bunch.
Lenders are filing new motions in old foreclosure lawsuits and hiring debt collectors to pursue LEFTOVER debt, plus court fees, attorneys’ fees and tens of thousands in interest that had been accruing for years.
Here is a simple way to test if the last year of housing market gains have been due to a real, fundamental, consumer-led recovery, or nothing but the latest iteration of the Fed's money bubble machine manifesting itself in the place of least du jour
Those who recall about the implicit housing subsidy we discussed when we coined the term "foreclosure stuffing" which is merely the well-planned systemic bottleneck to clearing foreclosed properties already in the system,
Architect Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses?
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday threatened to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for allegedly failing to help struggling homeowners under the $25 billion national mortgage settlement.
The Justice Dept promptly capitalized on a court victory to bolster a case before another federal judge, citing a ruling that endorsed the agency's use of a little known financial fraud law to prosecute bank actions during the financial crisis.