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Your Bank May Owe You Money

The Huffington Post by: Preeti Vissa If you are a homeowner facing foreclosure or who has been foreclosed upon, it may look like nothing has been done to help you. While much, much more needs to be done, the good…
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Will Congress Spark a New Great Recession?

Newsday By Orson Aguilar Four years before the subprime mortgage meltdown devastated the U.S. economy, my organization warned Federal Reserve Board Chair Alan Greenspan that a deregulated financial sector was hurtling us toward disaster. The New York Times, in recounting this 2004…
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We Don’t Have to Throw Homeowners Overboard

huffingtonpost.com By Preeti Vissa A funny thing has happened since I wrote last week about the need for both a broad foreclosure moratorium and for longer-term reforms, including principal reduction, to help homeowners who now owe vastly more than their…
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We Can Save Homeownership

ROOFLINES The Shelterforce Blog by:Preeti Vissa It’s no secret: homeownership in America is in trouble. If this crucial part of the American Dream is worth saving–and it is–it’s also no secret how to start saving it. Bear in mind that…
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Viewpoint: Wrong to Blame Homeownership

American Banker By Orson Aguilar and Preeti Vissa As long as most of us have been alive, owning a home has been a big part of the American Dream. If you ask renters or young people if they hope to…
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Viewpoint: Winning Main Street Hearts and Minds

American Banker | Friday, October 24, 2008 By Robert Gnaizda and Jorge Corralejo Last week the secretary of the Treasury and the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board decided to save the American banking industry from its follies by partially…
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