March 01, 2017

Finding the Middle Ground, Or the Act All Intended Parties Believe Favors the Other Guy—An Overview of the Uniform Home Foreclosure Procedures Act

Emma R. Olson

When the real estate recession hit in tsunami proportions, courts became flooded with mortgage foreclosure suits of single family residences in ways that were historic, creating docket backlogs in courts that ran and are still running years behind. Homeowners complained that lenders were unsympathetic to the loss of jobs they suffered, and lenders complained that homeowners were living rent-free for years. Unfortunately, both were correct.

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