Features related to foreclosures

For rent sign stands sentry outside an existing home on the market in the Country Club area southeast of downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 2, 2014 | Blog

Seeing a profitable opening in the wake of the foreclosure crisis, investment groups have worked diligently to bring a “rentership society” into being. Continue reading

Elizabeth Warren
March 15, 2014 | Blog

The watchdog agency has issued dozens of protections shielding consumers from shady practices by mortgage lenders, student loan servicers and credit card companies. Continue reading

The Wells Fargo logo is displayed outside a home mortgage office in Springfield, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
May 2, 2013 | Blog

Last week, Wells Fargo bankers traveled from San Francisco to Salt Lake City for their shareholders meeting, but activists weren’t deterred. Continue reading

US Bank branch in Omaha, Neb.
Updated April 13, 2013 | Blog

After facing protests in their home city of Minneapolis, U.S. Bank executives moved their shareholders meeting to Idaho — but the outrage followed. Continue reading

Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for TARP, testifies before the Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). July 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 26, 2012
Barofsky describes some unscrupulous practices he found at the Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, and his efforts to reform the program