A little-noticed contributing factor to the foreclosure crisis is antiquated state foreclosure laws that push homeowners into complicated legal proceedings that lack basic due process protections. Modernization and improvement of state foreclosure laws can significantly help blunt the impact of the crisis on individual homeowners and communities.
- Legal Aid and other groups call on AGs to ensure that resolution of their investigation of mortgage servicers help homeowners avoid foreclosure, October 18, 2010
The complete litigation manual on protecting a home from foreclosure, including defenses, negotiating a workout, and challenging mortgage servicing abuses. With companion website.
Foreclosure Prevention Counseling
Specifically for counselors and other advocates, this book is loaded with practical advice on stopping foreclosures and obtaining workouts.