San Francisco Supes Call For Moratorium On ForeclosuresThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling on banks to halt foreclosure activities.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Moratorium On Home ForeclosuresSan Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for a moratorium on home foreclosures and related evictions and auctions.
Vallejo May Implement Fees For Blighted Foreclosure CleanupForeclosed properties in Vallejo are now under target by city officials who claim that some of them have become eyesores in the neighborhood. Officials are now proposing stiff fines for owners who let their properties go.
ConsumerWatch: Wells Fargo Holds Richmond Loan Modification EventWells Fargo is holding a loan modification event in Richmond on Wednesday and Thursday intended to save hundreds of homeowners from losing their homes.
President Obama Offers Mortgage Relief Veterans, FHA Loan Holders Under the plan, homeowners whose mortgages are insured by the Federal Housing Administration will be able to refinance at reduced fees.
Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of RightsThe package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.
SF Homeowner Gets Last-Minute Eviction ReprieveA San Francisco woman who was facing eviction from her home Wednesday was thrown a life preserver just hours before sheriff's deputies were expected to arrive.
Clergy Members Ask Wells Fargo To Repent During SF Foreclosure ProtestDozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.
ConsumerWatch: Current & Former Homeowners Getting Federal Help On ForeclosureHomeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 are getting more time to apply for an Independent Foreclosure Review.
Low Prices Boost January Bay Area Home Sales To 5-Year HighHome sales in the San Francisco Bay area reached a five-year high for January last month as prices and mortgage rates plunged, but many of those were so-called distressed sales.
Assessor Finds Broken Laws In Majority Of SF ForeclosuresThe City and County of San Francisco’s Office of Assessor-Recorder released a report Wednesday saying that a review of nearly 400 foreclosures in the county revealed that bank and lender mistakes were found in nearly 99% of the cases.
California To Sign Mortgage Settlement, Source SaysCalifornia and New York have agreed to sign the proposed settlement between U.S. states and the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses, according to a source close to the negotiations.
Phil Matier: State AG Decides To Negotiate On Foreclosure SettlementCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris has decided to reconsider a settlement with some of the country's biggest banks over the foreclosure crisis.
Bay Area Home Sales On The Rise As Prices Dip A research firm reports bargain-hunters are boosting home sales in the San Francisco Bay area as prices continue to slide.
AG Harris Sues Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Demanding AnswersCalifornia’s attorney general is suing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, demanding that the government-backed companies respond to questions in a state investigation.