Action Alert | Attorney General Pam Bondi Seeks Public Input on Distribution of $300 Million in Fraudclosure Settlement Funds for Housing-Related Programs

I know what not to do with the money… Use it as restitution to Lender Processing Services! ~ Attorney General Pam Bondi Seeks Public Input on Distribution of $300 Million in Settlement Funds for Housing-Related Programs TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi invites the public to make suggestions on how best to distribute approximately $300 million … Read more

Abigail Field | Bankers Are Still Wrecking Housing Market Fundamentals

Bankers Are Still Wrecking Housing Market Fundamentals Regardless of the recent bullish stories on the housing market (examples here, here, here and here), housing market fundamentals are lousy. Demand in the last decade was wildly distorted by banker abandonment of underwriting and appraisals. Now bankers are worsening the crash they created. As a result, prices … Read more

Florida Statute 817.54 | Obtaining of Mortgage, Mortgage Note, Promissory Note, etc., by False Representation

Just finished reading the Kentucky complaint against MERS et al and I found this excerpt very interesting… Kentucky’s public policy for accurate, transparent, and current land records makes it a criminal offense to file records that are forged, are groundless or contain material misstatements. Kentucky law further provides that instruments missing complete and accurate information … Read more

Complaint | Boyd County v MERS – 14 Kentucky Counties Sue Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY AT ASHLAND BOYD COUNTY, ex rel Phillip Hedrick, County Attorney of Boyd County, Kentucky, BREATHITT COUNTY, ex rel Brendon Miller, County Attorney of Breathitt County, Kentucky, CARTER COUNTY, ex rel Patrick Flannery, County Attorney of Carter County, Kentucky, CHRISTIAN COUNTY, ex rel Michael Foster, County … Read more

Statement of John Griffith Policy Analyst | “Turning the Tide: Preventing More Foreclosures and Holding Wrong-Doers Accountable”

Turning the Tide: Preventing More Foreclosures and Holding Wrong-Doers Accountable Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Progressive Caucus Good afternoon Co-Chairman Grijalva, Co-Chairman Ellison, and members of the caucus. I am John Griffith, an Economic Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, where my work focuses on housing policy. It … Read more