John O’Brien: Mortgage Settlement Fails to Address Banking Criminal Enterprise

Hat tip to Yves Smith! John O’Brien: Mortgage Settlement Fails to Address Banking Criminal Enterprise Posted: 22 Feb 2012 03:09 AM PST Yves here. The release by San Francisco county assessor-recorder Phil Ting of a study of document irregularities in foreclosures has put a spotlight on the failure of Federal …

Occupy the Neighborhood: How Counties Can Use Land Banks and Eminent Domain

Occupy the Neighborhood: How Counties Can Use Land Banks and Eminent Domain Ellen Browneb_small Chairman and President Public Banking Institute An electronic database called MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems) has created defects in the chain of title to over half the homes in America. Counties have been cheated out of …