Resources > News > Foreclosure Crisis News: April-May 2011

Sales of foreclosed homes 'astronomically high' in first quarter. AP (Alex Veiga) May 26, 2011

Time to overhaul foreclosure process? 'Court's cry for help' THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) May 23, 2011

LA gets tough with banks for foreclosure blight. AP (Christina Hoag) May 23, 2011

Treasure Coast residents exchange sad stories at foreclosure happy hour. TCPALM ((Nadia Vanderhoof) May 20, 2011

Broward’s chief judge resigns. MIAMI HERALD (Toluse Olorunnipa) May 20, 2011

Tip from Palm Beach Gardens woman spurs wide search for papers 'Linda Green’ OK’d. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) May 13, 2011

Assistant attorney general tied to foreclosure mill fired. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (Shannon Behnken) May 12, 2011

Judge chastises foreclosure law firm chief. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (Shannon Behnken) May 6, 2011

Mass. high court wades back into foreclosure mess. REUTERS (Ross Kerber) May 3, 2011

Banks Should Pay for the Foreclosure Crisis. THE HUFFINGTON POST - Blog (Peter Dreier) May 3, 2011

Florida AG sues three companies for charging upfront fees on loan mods. HOUSING WIRE (Christine Ricciardi) May 3, 2011

Judges See Little Improvement in Foreclosure Procedures. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (Ruth Simon) April 29, 2011

Ben-Ezra & Katz to close, second South Florida foreclosure firm to shut its doors. THE PALM BEACH POST - Blog (Kimberly Miller) April 28, 2011

Oklahoma attorney general to craft alternative deal in foreclosure settlement. THE WASHINGTON POST (Dina ElBoghdady and and Brady Dennis) April 25, 2011

AG Bondi interested in alternative settlement with banks. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) April 25, 2011

Local 'robo-signer' alleges her signatures were forged. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) April 25, 2011

Foreclosure suit heads to high court. THE REAL DEAL April 18, 2011

Mortgage Debt Relief For Distressed Homeowners Won't Hurt Big Banks, IMF Says. THE HUFFINGTON POST (Shahien Nasiripour) April 16, 2011

In financial crisis, no prosecutions of top figures. THE NEW YORK TIMES (Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story) April 14, 2011

Military man returns from war to find home foreclosed. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (Shannon Behnken) April 14, 2011

Report Criticizes Banks for Handling of Mortgages. THE NEW YORK TIMES (David Streitfeld) April 13, 2011

Banks Must Pay Victims of Botched Foreclosures, Regulators Say. BLOOMBERG (Lorraine Woellert) April 13, 2011

Critics say new rules on mortgage servicers not tough enough. USA TODAY (Julie Schmit) April 13, 2011

Florida Supreme Court expected to consider foreclosure case. HOUSING WIRE (Kerri Panchuk) April 13, 2011

Florida foreclosure defense attorneys allege 'rocket docket' abuses. HOUSING WIRE (Jon Prior) April 12, 2011

No deal: Foreclosure mediation efforts falling flat. Less than 2% of PBC cases referred to mandatory mediation end in settlement. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) April 12, 2011

Stern says law firm went “above and beyond” considering circumstances. THE PALM BEACH POST - Blog (Kimberly Miller) April 12, 2011

Roman Pino case: Robo-signing sanctions? THE SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL (Paul Brinkmann) April 12, 2011

Bank gives man foreclosed house for free. THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION (Roger Bull) April 11, 2011

ACLU Taking Aim at Florida’s Kangaroo Foreclosure Courts. NAKED CAPITALISM (Yves Smith) April 7, 2011

Be vigilant in fighting foreclosures, Florida lawyer urges. THE SUN SENTINEL (Paul Owers) April 6, 2011

Banks Get Edge in Talks on Foreclosure Penalties as Feds Settle. BLOOMBERG (Dakin Campbell) April 6, 2011

Woman on '60 Minutes' has foreclosure dismissed. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton) April 6, 2011

Court: Busted Securitization Prevents Foreclosure. DAILY FINANCE (Abigail Field) April 4, 2011

Foreclosure crisis: Fed-up judges crack down disorder in the courts. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton and Kimberly Miller) April 3, 2011

State warns of fake foreclosure help websites. THE PALM BEACH POST - blog (Kim Miller) April 3, 2011

FDIC Chairman: Foreclosure clean-up fund needed. 60 MINUTES [Comment: segment on robo-signing airing this Sunday] April 1, 2011

Foreclosure fraud footnote to the Florida Supreme Court: It wasn’t us. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton) April 1, 2011

David J. Stern ends foreclosure practice today. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton) April 1, 2011