Foreclosure Relief: Countrywide To Temporarily Freeze All Pennsylvania Foreclosures As Part Of $150M Suit Settlement With State AG
January 29, 2009
- Countrywide Financial Corp has agreed to provide an estimated $150 million in mortgage relief and cash assistance for Pennsylvania homeowners to settle a state lawsuit over its lending practices, officials said on Wednesday.
- Countrywide, once the nation’s largest mortgage lender and now part of Bank of America Corp, also agreed to freeze foreclosure proceedings until it determines whether borrowers are eligible to take part in the settlement. [...] The settlement would provide them with loan modifications, relocation assistance and foreclosure relief as well as waivers of default or delinquency fees, Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett said.
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