The United Supreme Court refused to grant certiori (meaning it will not hear the case) in an important Utah foreclosure case, Federal National Mortgage Association v. Sundquist, 2013 UT 45 (July 23, 2013).
In December 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 49 state attorneys generals, and the District of Columbia settled a case against Ocwen, the largest non-bank mortgage servicer in the country.
If your homeowners association (HOA) or condominium assocation (COA) is foreclosing or threatening to foreclose on your house or condominium, you can now find state-specific information on Nolo's website.
Because of an upcoming change to Oregon's foreclosure mediation program (which will make participation in the program mandatory for judicial foreclosures) and a recent Oregon Supreme Court decision, it is likely that the majority of foreclosures in Oregon will soon be nonjudicial.
In what has been lauded as a groundbreaking ruling, a United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently said that a bank cannot foreclose on a reverse mortgage just because the surviving spouse was not named on the mortgage documents.