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H.R.5679 Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 16, 2008 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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    • Solutions to the Foreclosure Crisis - Center for Responsible Lending - December 11, 2008 by CRL Publications - Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008 (HR 5679) This legislation amends the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to require loan servicers to engage in reasonable loss mitigation activities before ...

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      As noted by CRL Publications on December 11, 2008, "Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008 (HR 5679) This legislation amends the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to require loan servicers to engage in reasonable loss mitigation activities before ..." (http://www.responsiblelending.org/issues/mortgage/solutions/solutions-to-the-foreclosure-crisis.html)
    • Will The Bailout Help Borrowers? - October 05, 2008 by Unsustainabubble - HR 5679, The Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008 would prohibit the initiation of a foreclosure if the mortgagee or servicer has failed to engage in "reasonable loss mitigation activities". ...

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      As noted by Unsustainabubble on October 05, 2008, "HR 5679, The Foreclosure Prevention and Sound Mortgage Servicing Act of 2008 would prohibit the initiation of a foreclosure if the mortgagee or servicer has failed to engage in "reasonable loss mitigation activities". ..." (http://unsustainabubble.com/2008/10/06/will-the-bailout-help-borrowers.aspx?ref=rss)
    • Ask Yourself Why… They Didn’t See This Coming - September 24, 2008 by RevolutionRadio.org - [xv] Testimony of Julia Gordon, Center for Responsible Lending, Before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity, “HR 5679: The Foreclosure Prevention and Sound ...

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      As noted by RevolutionRadio.org on September 24, 2008, "[xv] Testimony of Julia Gordon, Center for Responsible Lending, Before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity, “HR 5679: The Foreclosure Prevention and Sound ..." (http://revolutionradio.org/2008/09/25/ask-yourself-why-they-didn%E2%80%99t-see-this-coming/)

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