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Why Millions May Be Leaving Mortgage Assistance on the Table

After John DeMetro suffered a debilitating arm injury on the job in 2005, he began to slip on paying his mortgage. Though Walmart, his employer at the time, paid for the 19 surgeries and 2½ years of therapy that it took for him to recover, DeMetro, of Utica, N.Y., said that he could no longer work enough hours to... Continue Reading »

3 Bills Could Bring More Mortgage Relief

Three bills intended to increase homeowner refinancing were introduced this week by Democratic senators -- bills that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan said are "a win, win, win and something that we think can gain real bipartisan support very quickly and get passed." The bills, if passed, would complete President Barack... Continue Reading »

Second-Home Owners Eligible for Mortgage Help

California expanded its $2 billion program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure to those with second homes as well. The California Housing Finance Agency established the four Keep Your Home programs using money from the Treasury Department's $7.6 billion Hardest Hit Fund. Before, borrowers were restricted from... Continue Reading »

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