· $25 Billion Settlement For Mortgage Relief: Will You Qualify? By Catherine New The government’s $25 billion settlement with five of the nation’s largest banks could help up to one million homeowners .
To mitigate losses suffered by homeowners victimized by deceptive practices during the mortgage and foreclosure crisis, the Attorney General obtained broad-ranging settlements from three major banks in 2013 and 2014. The settlements were with Bank of America, Citibank and JPMorgan Chase & Co. and related to their packaging, marketing, sale, and issuance of residential mortgage backed securities.
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If additional mortgage servicers join in the settlement, the total amount of the settlement could reach $30 billion or even $45 billion. Where will the settlement money go? It’s estimated that up to two million former and current homeowners will receive some form of help under the terms of the settlement.
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Wells Fargo has joined Bank of America on Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s list of possible violators of the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement. Last week, Bondi wrote a stern letter to Bank of America with examples of homeowner concerns and problems her own attorneys have had in trying to help borrowers who are covered by the.
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Of the $10.6 billion in relief lenders have given to homeowners under the deal, $8.6 billion has gone toward short sales and deed-in-lieu of foreclosures, according to the report. Lender Bank of America provided some $4.8 billion in relief through this method, the most of any so far, while JPMorgan Chase came in second with $2.4 billion.
In February 2013, Joseph A. Smith, Jr., monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement and former North Carolina commissioner of banks, issued his third settlement progress report showing that we realized $45.8 billion in benefits in the first 10 months, helping 554,389 homeowners.
Five top U.S. banks have provided $45.8 billion worth of relief to struggling homeowners under a 2012 federal-state settlement to resolve mortgage abuses, according to a report released Thursday.
This Web site was developed and is hosted and maintained by the Attorneys General on the Executive Committee that negotiated the settlement. For questions regarding the settlement-signed by 49 states-please contact your state Attorney General or visit the Help for Homeowners page.