Uneven Recovery: Place, Race and Mortgage Lending on LI 12/10/14

An Uneven Road to Recovery:  New Findings on Place, Race and Mortgage Lending on Long Island Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Hofstra University, University Club, North Campus, Hempstead, New York Long Island Housing Services (LIHS), the private nonprofit fair housing advocacy and enforcement agency serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties, in partnership […]

Obama Goes All Out For Dirty Banker Deal

On the one side is Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, who is conducting his own investigation into the era of securitizations – the practice of chopping up assets like mortgages and converting them into saleable securities – that led up to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. On the other side is the Obama […]

Schneiderman Is Said to Face Pressure to Back Bank Deal

Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York, has come under increasing pressure from the Obama administration to drop his opposition to a wide-ranging state settlement with banks over dubious foreclosure practices, according to people briefed on discussions about the deal. In recent weeks, Shaun Donovan, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and […]

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