After Storm, Foreclosures in Puerto Rico Stopped. They’re Starting Again.

News Story (Puerto Rico)

After Storm, Foreclosures in Puerto Rico Stopped. They’re Starting Again.

July 15, 2018 | Matthew Goldstein | New York Times (NYT)
Island residents who fell behind on their payments are facing creditors ranging from Wall Street to the federal government. Over the last four months, nearly 300 new foreclosure actions were filed in federal court in San Juan and in local courts across the island.
Tags: Disaster Recovery | Housing: Foreclosure

Reverse mortgages lead to sharp uptick in seniors seeking help from foreclosure

News Story (New Hampshire)

Reverse mortgages lead to sharp uptick in seniors seeking help from foreclosure

September 17, 2017 | Gretchen Grosky | New Hampshire Union Leader
Stephanie Bray, director of legal assistance’s Foreclosure Relief Project, said the percentage of people 60 and over needing legal help with foreclosures has more than doubled, to 78 percent of their relief clients in the last year.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Mortgage