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Mediation Program Available to Nevada Homeowners
8/4/2015 4:06:35 PM
Description: Nevada homeowners suffering from documented financial hardship that has affected their ability to pay their home mortgage are now eligible to participate in a new mediation program. Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program is designed to help


Connecticut’s Foreclosure Mediation Program Extended
6/23/2015 9:13:02 AM
Description: The Connecticut House of Representatives recently voted to extend the state’s current foreclosure program for at least three more years. The bill, HB 6752, was an order to extend the Connecticut Foreclosure Mediation Program. It passed with a


Hawaii Mediation Helping Homeowners Remain in their Homes
6/2/2015 6:01:05 PM
Description: In an attempt to put an end to the rash of home foreclosures throughout Hawaii, Ku’ikahi Mediation Center and West Hawaii Mediation Center has begun an aggressive Hawaii Island Foreclosure Mediation Program. To date, the program has helped


Nevada Considers Ending Foreclosure Mediation Program
5/13/2015 2:47:38 PM
Description: The State of Nevada is considering a recommendation of a state senate subcommittee to end the state’s foreclosure mediation program. The recommendation is based on reports of economic recovery including a much more stable and robust housing


Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down County Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance
12/3/2014 9:23:29 PM
Description: A St. Louis County ordinance adopted at the height of the housing crisis that required creditors to post non-refundable fees to cover the costs of a mandatory mediation between homeowners facing foreclosure and lenders has been overturned by the


Banks Sue City of Worcester over Foreclosure-Avoidance Mediation Program
7/14/2014 5:19:51 PM
Description: Hudson-based Avidia Bank, Country Bank for Savings, Eastern Bank, Hometown Bank, North Brookfield Savings Bank, Rollstone Bank & Trust, and Southbridge Savings Bank have filed suit in federal court in an attempt to stop new ordinances in the


Civil Rights for Seniors Considers Supreme Court over Mediation Records
1/6/2014 4:47:42 PM
Description:   A nonprofit in Nevada dedicated to defending the rights of seniors is considering taking their case concerning mediation records in a series of foreclosures in that state to the Supreme Court after a Nevada court denied their request to


Lake County Illinois Launches Free Foreclosure Mediation Program
12/19/2013 1:41:39 PM
Description:   In a move intended to force banks to be more responsive, Lake County has instituted a free mediation program for homeowners facing foreclosure.  Although the mediation is not designed to compel any party into a decision and the


Worcester City Council Approves Moving Forward with Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance
11/19/2013 4:53:02 PM
Description:   Members of the Worcester City Council in Worcester, Massachusetts have given overwhelming preapproval to new legislation that would require mediation between lenders and homeowners before foreclosures can occur within the city.  Another


Merrill Sherman’s Reports on Costs of State Mediation Program Come Under Fire
11/5/2013 3:07:52 PM
Description:   According to recent reports filed by special master Merrill Sherman to U.S. District Court Judge John J. McConnell Jr., the costs of the Rhode Island foreclosure mediation program that was legislated by the state have totaled $903,000, with