Homeowners Bill of Rights

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Lawmaker Pusing New Protections For Renters

Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s so-called “homeowner bill of rights” into law, Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) is pushing for new protection for renters.

07/16/2012

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Gov. Brown Signs ‘Homeowners Bill of Rights’ Into Law

California has a new law to stop what Gov. Jerry Brown calls abusive home lending tactics.

07/11/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Approve Bill To Make Mortgage Reform Permanent

California’s State Assembly and Senate both passed a package of protections for homeowners designed to prevent further foreclosure abuse. The legislation now goes to Gov. Brown.

07/02/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of Rights

The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.

02/29/2012

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