Mortgage Assistance

8:57am

Fri November 16, 2012
Planet Money

Hidden Housing Subsidy May Soon Come Out Of Hiding

Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 12:47 pm

Lam Thuy Vo NPR

The federal government has all these ways of paying people to buy houses without actually, you know, paying people to buy houses.

We've talked a lot about two examples of this:

1. The mortgage-interest tax deduction is effectively a government payment to people who are paying a mortgage.

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3:24pm

Tue October 9, 2012
The Two-Way

U.S. Government Sues Wells Fargo In Mortgage Case

Wells Fargo.
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2:20am

Wed October 3, 2012
Business

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get New Protections

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 8:14 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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3:56am

Thu August 30, 2012
Business

Mortgage Settlement Overseer issues Report

Originally published on Thu August 30, 2012 5:42 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Let's follow up on another story. Earlier this year, five big banks settled the so-called robo-signing case, admitting they rushed the foreclosure processes for thousands of homeowners. Now, those banks are working to forgive and modify $20 billion worth of home loans.

As NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports, yesterday was the first chance to look at how banks are handling this part of the settlement.

YUKI NOGUCHI, BYLINE: Joseph Smith's first full report wasn't due until November, but he was eager to keep the issue top of mind.

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12:43pm

Wed August 29, 2012

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