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Money Talking

Money Talking: Foreclosure Settlements

Friday, January 18, 2013

Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012. 

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WNYC News

Banks Settle For Billions Of Dollars in Mortgage Claims

Monday, January 07, 2013

Ten major banks and mortgage companies are settling with federal regulators over accusations they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

State of New York Courts

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Jonathan Lippman, chief judge of the state of New York, talks about his plans for a separate youth court and to settle foreclosure cases.

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WNYC News

Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan Backs Mortgage Settlement Plan

Friday, February 10, 2012

The U.S. Housing Secretary praised the federal-state settlement endorsed by the state’s Attorney General on Friday, saying help is on the way for homeowners facing foreclosure.

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The Takeaway

Multi-Billion Dollar Foreclosure Settlement Imminent

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Since early 2007, 4 million families have lost their homes to foreclosure. Only now have state officials around the country begun to finalize a multi-billion dollar settlement with the biggest mortgage-providing banks that engaged in abusive or misleading practices, like robo-signing. Some critics, including those who have already had their homes go underwater, worry that it may let the banks off too easily.

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