Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 13, 2012 State and federal authorities unveil a $25 billion deal with big banks to address foreclosure abuses and to aid underwater homeowners.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 13, 2012 Today's $26 billion settlement between the government and five of the nation's biggest banks could free up the billions in mortgage securities they possess. But the settlement will also change many of the ways banks deal with foreclosures.
Feb 13, 2012 The Obama administration and nearly every U.S. state are reportedly ready to settle for $26 billion with five of the country's largest banks over allegations of abusive foreclosure practices.
Feb 9, 2012 As a potential deal between states and big banks nears over abusive foreclosure practices, we check in with Gallup to see how worried homeowners are about the future.
Feb 13, 2012 Federal and state authorities have reached an agreement with big banks on abusive foreclosure practices. What does this mean for states like Maryland?
Feb 9, 2012 Nearly all the states and the federal government, and five of the nation's largest banks, have reportedly reached a $25 billion settlement over abusive foreclosure practices. Around 750,000 victims of foreclosure fraud will get checks for just about $1,800.
Feb 8, 2012 Foreclosures are down, but a legal settlement may change the outlook.
Feb 13, 2012 Forty states have signed on to a settlement deal with the nation's largest banks, while Delaware and other hold-out states try for a better deal.
Feb 13, 2012 Monday is the deadline for states to sign onto a settlement with the nation's largest banks over abusive foreclosure practices. The deal would reportedly force banks to pay billions of dollars to people who lost their homes.