Tag Archives: HBOR

Updated Practice Guide: “Litigating Under the Homeowner Bill of Rights”

California nonjudicial foreclosure law is changing rapidly. The HBOR Collaborative has updated our “Litigating Under the Homeowner Bill of Rights” practice guide to reflect this ongoing legal development. The updated version is current through mid-September and includes explanations and citations of the most recent federal and state cases.

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September Newsletter Covers Glaksi v. Bank of America, Recent Cases and Regulatory Updates

September 2013 Newsletter [PDF]   The Import & Impact of Glaski v. Bank of America A month has passed since the California Court of Appeal handed down their decision in Glaski v. Bank of America, N.A., 218 Cal. App. 4th 1079 (2013). In that month, the opinion has been published and Bank of America’s petition […]

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August 2013 Foreclosure Newsletter Covers Defending Post-foreclosure Evictions, Recent Cases

 August 2013 Newsletter [PDF] Defending Post-Foreclosure Evictions Unlawful detainer (UD) actions are typically associated with landlord-tenant law. Former borrowers, though, often defend eviction after foreclosure.[1] They face different timelines and challenges, but both tenants and former borrowers continue to struggle against unlawful detainer actions as lenders and investors buy up foreclosed properties and attempt to […]

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Another Unfair Foreclosure Blocked Using HBOR

The article covers the story of Elias Lopez, who took his case to court to fight the breach of his loan modification agreement with Wells Fargo and used the Homeowner Bill of Rights to stop dual-tracking on his home.

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July 2013 Foreclosure Newsletter Covers Litigation Under Homeowner Bill of Rights, Recent Cases

July 2013 Newsletter [PDF] Note: this article has been updated since its publication in this newsletter. Go here to access the latest version of the article. Litigating Under the California Homeowner Bill of Rights In July 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR).[1] This landmark legislation was created to combat the foreclosure crisis […]

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HBOR Training Materials Posted

If you missed the “New Homeowner Protections Under HBOR” Webinar on June 20, you can access the materials here. To access the recording of the webinar, click here.

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Sacramento Homeowner Uses HBOR to Save His Home

In Sese v. Wells Fargo Bank, Plaintiff Danilo Sese received a preliminary injunction to stop Wells Fargo from foreclosing his home. Case documents in Sese v. Wells Fargo Bank (Sacramento Super. Ct.): Sese Complaint Sese TRO Application Sese TRO Order Sese Motion for Preliminary Injunction Sese Preliminary Injunction Order Sese Motion for Attorneys Fees

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Homeowners Use HBOR to Enforce New Rights in Courts

Since the passing of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR) in January 2013, homeowners have continued to use HBOR to stop foreclosures. Courts are vigorously enforcing the new rights enumerated in HBOR by putting foreclosure sales on hold. In addition to the Singh case we discussed earlier this month, the following are three other cases in which homeowners have pursued court action, […]

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New Homeowner Protections Under HBOR Webinar

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NEW HOMEOWNER PROTECTIONS UNDER HBOR Thursday June 20, 2013 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT 1.5 Hours of MCLE Credit  Reserve your webinar seat! Register now After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. The HBOR Collaborative presents a free 90-minute webinar on the new rights and protections granted […]

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Center for Responsible Lending Publishes Dual Tracking Restrictions Chart

This chart offers a side-by-side comparison and analysis of how the National Mortgage Settlement, the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, and related rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have taken steps to eliminate the practice of dual tracking.

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