New California Bill intends to deter lax behavior on the part of servicers and prevent avoidable foreclosures in the state

California Senate Approves Foreclosure Protection When Servicer Errs

The California Senate has approved a new foreclosure bill and sent it to the Assembly for review. It lays out two major provisions intended to deter lax behavior on the part of servicers and prevent avoidable foreclosures in the state. The legislation would provide a means of recourse to homeowners whose homes were lost to foreclosure due to serious servicer errors, and it would prohibit servicers from starting the foreclosure process until a homeowner has received a final decision on their modification.
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