The Second-Mortgage Shell Game

Op-Ed (NATIONAL, New York)

The Second-Mortgage Shell Game

February 27, 2013 | Elizabeth M. Lynch | New York Times (NYT)
In implementing mortgage settlements, government should require banks to give relief on first mortgages, which is more likely to keep people in their homes.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure

Lawrence Reed

Legal Aid Advocate (Illinois)

Lawrence Reed

Director of the Housing Practice Group at LAF, formerly the Legal Assistance Foundation.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure, Housing: Homelessness, Housing: Landlord-Tenant

Julia Gordon

Policy Advocate (NATIONAL)

Julia Gordon

Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure, Housing: Homelessness, Housing: Landlord-Tenant

Sarah Edelman

Policy Advocate (NATIONAL)

Sarah Edelman

Policy analyst on the housing finance and policy team at the Center for American Progress.
Tags: Housing: Foreclosure, Housing: Homelessness, Housing: Landlord-Tenant

Jonathan Lippman: A Crusader for the Poor and Drug-Addicted

Feature (NATIONAL, New York)

Jonathan Lippman: A Crusader for the Poor and Drug-Addicted

September 1, 2014 | Liz Farmer | Governing , e.Republic
New York's top judge is the brain behind many ideas that have upended the court system nationwide including legal aid for the poor, drug courts and foreclosure protections.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Consumer Protection | Courts | Delivery Systems | Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Pro Bono | Unbundling