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You can't believe everything you read
Jun 14, 2012

You can't believe everything you read

In anticipation of next month’s foreclosure mediation program commencement, some media outlets are reporting that recent foreclosure spikes in Oregon are a direct result of lenders speeding up the foreclosure process to try and avoid the new law. From a little TV...

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A Family's Fight
May 11, 2012

A Family's Fight

Thanks to the quick action of one of our partners, an Oregon family will avoid the foreclosure sale that was set for this morning. The Canady family of Coquille have been fighting to save their home from Wells Fargo for more...

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A Homecoming With a Home...But Not for Long
Aug 15, 2011

A Homecoming With a Home...But Not for Long

We've been following the story of Tim Collette of Bend for several months now. What makes Tim's story so special is that it isn't special - he's a regular guy just like typical working families across our state and...

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Jamie Dimon plays the victim...again
Jan 28, 2011

Jamie Dimon plays the victim...again

Speaking to a packed room of financial heavy-hitters, JP Morgan Chase head Jamie Dimon whined about people picking on him and his billionaire buddies. “This constant refrain — bankers, bankers, bankers," Dimon lamented.  "We try to do the best...

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Passing the buck
Nov 17, 2010

Passing the buck

Congressional hearings resume today on the alleged mishandling of thousands of foreclosure documents. Although employees for several of these servicers have admitted to signing thousands of foreclosure documents illegally, industry leaders still claim they’re handling paperwork correctly. In the...

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Mortgage Meeting Recap
Nov 05, 2010

Mortgage Meeting Recap

Last night we held the first of several neighborhood meetings on foreclosure and mortgage modification. These events are an opportunity for distressed homeowners to have their voices heard and help to develop a policy solution to the foreclosure crisis. Homeowners...

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Fraud is not a "technicality"
Oct 14, 2010

Fraud is not a "technicality"

Big banks are kicking families out of their homes - and in several cases, they don't have the right to do so.  Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has joined a growing number of leaders from across the country who...

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