California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Feb 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm
Bay Area homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see relief soon thanks to a $25 billion agreement reached between the nation's five largest lenders, the federal government and 49 state attorneys general.
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Posted by Steven, a resident of the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood, on Feb 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm
The headline says $1.8 Billion for California....yet in the body of the article it says: "California Attorney General Kamala Harris said this morning that California will receive up to $18 billion as part of the settlement to penalize robo-signin"
Posted by steve, a resident of the Parkside neighborhood, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:32 am
"President Obama, in remarks made this morning, said the settlement will "begin to turn the page on an era of recklessness that has left so much damage in its wake."
I have to agree with this statement (even though it's from obama). It is vaguely worded,so that it can be intepreted as recklessness on behalf of both the banks and the fools who signed loan documents without reading or understanding the terms.