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H.R.3609 Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 12, 2007 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 15.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Judiciary - Commercial and Administrative Law

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  • 67% of users support H.R.3609

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    • On February 07, 2008, by Anonymous - I support the bill, and believe it would not only help home owners like myself, but the housing market from going any further downward. The bill needs to be passed before my house is goes into foreclosure in a couple of months or so.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 07, 2008, "I support the bill, and believe it would not only help home owners like myself, but the housing market from going any further downward. The bill needs to be passed before my house is goes into foreclosure in a couple of months or so."
    • On February 04, 2008, by Anonymous - Have they pass the bill yet

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    • On February 04, 2008, by Anonymous - have they pass the bill yet or when do they think is going to pass

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 04, 2008, "have they pass the bill yet or when do they think is going to pass"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Real Estate Blog - HVCC Final Draft - December 23, 2008 by Michael's Blog - ... house bill 3609 (1), house bill hr 3609 (1), housing market stabilizer (1), housing wire (1), how did we get into this mortgage mess and how do we get out (1), hr 3221 (1), hr 3609 (1), httpwwwmlimplodecom (1), humor (2), hvcc (5) ...

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      As noted by Michael's Blog on December 23, 2008, "... house bill 3609 (1), house bill hr 3609 (1), housing market stabilizer (1), housing wire (1), how did we get into this mortgage mess and how do we get out (1), hr 3221 (1), hr 3609 (1), httpwwwmlimplodecom (1), humor (2), hvcc (5) ..." (http://activerain.com/blogsview/851077/HVCC-Final-Draft)
    • Real Estate Blog - FDIC, OCC Bracing for Bank Failures - December 20, 2008 by Michael's Blog - ... home valuation code of conduct (2), house bill 3609 (1), house bill hr 3609 (1), housing market stabilizer (1), housing wire (1), how did we get into this mortgage mess and how do we get out (1), hr 3221 (1), hr 3609 (1) ...

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      As noted by Michael's Blog on December 20, 2008, "... home valuation code of conduct (2), house bill 3609 (1), house bill hr 3609 (1), housing market stabilizer (1), housing wire (1), how did we get into this mortgage mess and how do we get out (1), hr 3221 (1), hr 3609 (1) ..." (http://activerain.com/blogsview/460385/FDIC-OCC-Bracing-for-Bank-Failures)
    • Calculated Risk: Just Say Yes To Cram Downs - December 17, 2008 by Calculated Risk - But I think my favorite part of the MBA lament is this: "HR 3609 would cast doubt on the value of the asset against which the mortgage loan is secured." Translation: lenders mark to model, but if you let them, BK judges will mark to ...

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      As noted by Calculated Risk on December 17, 2008, "But I think my favorite part of the MBA lament is this: "HR 3609 would cast doubt on the value of the asset against which the mortgage loan is secured." Translation: lenders mark to model, but if you let them, BK judges will mark to ..." (http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2007/10/just-say-yes-to-cram-downs.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Bankruptcy cram downs rolled into foreclosure relief bill - February 24, 2008 by Inman.com (subscription), CA - Democrats claimed to have forged a bipartisan compromise in a House version of the bill, HR 3609, that was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Dec. ...

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      As noted by Inman.com (subscription), CA on February 24, 2008, "Democrats claimed to have forged a bipartisan compromise in a House version of the bill, HR 3609, that was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Dec. ..." (http://www.inman.com/inmannews.aspx?ID=66201)
    • Editorial: Half measures failing to solve mortgage crisis - February 14, 2008 by San Jose Mercury News,  USA - Congress should pass HR 3609, which would extend such relief to holders of subprime and non-traditional mortgages in imminent danger of foreclosure. ...

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      As noted by San Jose Mercury News,  USA on February 14, 2008, "Congress should pass HR 3609, which would extend such relief to holders of subprime and non-traditional mortgages in imminent danger of foreclosure. ..." (http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_8269147)
    • Democrats Slam Subprime ‘Project Lifeline’ as Too Little, Too Late - February 12, 2008 by CQPolitics.com, DC - Borrowers’ advocates say the Durbin-backed measure and a companion House bill ( HR 3609 ) could help hundreds of thousands of struggling borrowers stay in ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com, DC on February 12, 2008, "Borrowers’ advocates say the Durbin-backed measure and a companion House bill ( HR 3609 ) could help hundreds of thousands of struggling borrowers stay in ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=5&docID=news-000002669676)
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