Issues: Foreclosure

Senator Zeldin & Assemblyman Graf Team Up with DFS to Bring Foreclosure Prevention Mobile Command Center to Islandia

Islandia, N.Y. – State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) and Assemblyman Al Graf (R, C- Holbrook) partnered with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to bring the Department’s Foreclosure Relief Unit Mobile Command Center to Islandia this past Friday, September 21, 2012, to assist residents struggling with their home mortgages.

Pictured here are (from left to right): Senator Zeldin, George Haggerty, Executive Deputy Superintendent for Real Estate Finance at the NYS Dept. of Financial Services, Assemblyman Graf, and Village of Islandia Mayor Allan Dorman.

September 24, 2012
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ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS FORECLOSURE FRAUD PREVENTION ACT OF 2012

Senator Will Introduce Further Bill Enacting a One-Year Moratorium on NYS Foreclosures to Assist Struggling Homeowners and Reduce Future Abandoned Homes 

 

September 18, 2012
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Law360: NY Ahead of the Curve with Ban on Mortgage Rate-Based Pay

Law360 reports on a new law passed by Sen. Krueger  which bans a predatory lending practice that created instability in the mortgage market and contributed to the financial crisis. 

August 29, 2012
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Sen. Krueger Announces New Yield Spread Premium Ban Is Law

Gov. Cuomo signed Sen. Krueger's legislation banning "yield spread premiums," a predatory lending practice.

August 20, 2012
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Finding and Applying for Federal Grants | Free Training Workshop for Faith-based and Community Organizations

The Region II Federal Partners Council and Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Subcommittee are hosting a free training workshop for faith-based and community organizations on finding and applying for federal grants on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, from 9 am to 1 pm. at Mt.

August 14, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BRING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM TO COPIAGUE

     Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right), Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer (left), DFS Deputy Superintendent George Haggerty (right center), and Jackie Markiewicz of the Copiague Library (left center) are pictured in front of the Department’s mobile foreclosure prevention center, which came to Copiague to provide assistance to homeowners.

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) today teamed up to provide services to homeowners facing foreclosure.

August 10, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Lani Rahman Attorney and Foreclosure Prevent Counselor of Grow Brooklyn

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Ms. Lani Rahman, Esq. Foreclosure Prevention Counselor of Grow Brooklyn

March 6, 2012

Discussion Topics:

Foreclosure Counseling, The Impact of Foreclosure, Status of the Foreclosure Crisis, Ways to Prevent Foreclosure

 About Grow Brooklyn

July 31, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO BRING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM TO COPIAGUE ON AUGUST 10th

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to help provide services to homeowners facing foreclosure.

     Senator Fuschillo has arranged with DFS to bring its Mobile Foreclosure Relief Center to Copiague on Friday, August 10th. The Mobile Center will be stationed in front of the Copiague Library, located at 50 Deauville Boulevard in Copiague, from 11 am to 7 pm to assist residents in danger of losing their homes.

July 27, 2012
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Foreclosure Prevention Program- Copiague

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to help provide services to homeowners facing foreclosure.

     Senator Fuschillo has arranged with DFS to bring its Mobile Foreclosure Relief Center to Copiague on Friday, August 10th. The Mobile Center will be stationed in front of the Copiague Library, located at 50 Deauville Boulevard in Copiague, from 11 am to 7 pm to assist residents in danger of losing their homes.

     As part of the program, DFS specialists will be available to speak individually with homeowners facing foreclosure, assess where they are in the pre-foreclosure or foreclosure process, and provide them with:

August 10, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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August 3, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Oppenheimer Teams with Cuomo Administration to Help Families Facing Foreclosure in Westchester

August 3, 2012

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and Martine Ave., White Plains

Westchester County homeowners will have the opportunity to meet with mortgage foreclosure specialists from the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) on August 3rd  in White Plains. The Department’s Mobile Command Center will be available to assist homeowners already in foreclosure or at risk of foreclosure from 11 AM to 7 PM, and will be located at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Martine Avenue, in front of the Westchester County Clerk's Office.

July 12, 2012
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Foreclosure Prevention Program to Offer Help to Bedford-Stuyvesant Homeowners; Mobile Command Center to Visit Community on July 14

Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Available to Homeowners at Department of Financial Services' Mobile Command Center During Family Health & Resource Day in Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012.

The Department of Financial Services, in partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services of Bedford-Stuyvesant, is reaching out to offer help to Bedford-Stuyvesant area homeowners in Brooklyn struggling to save their homes from foreclosure.

July 12, 2012
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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM AT WYANDANCH SENIOR NUTRITION CENTER JUNE 8TH

On Friday, June 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Wyandanch Senior Nutrition Center (28 Wyandanch Ave.), Senator Johnson is co-sponsoring a program with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to help families facing foreclosure.               As part of the program, homeowners will be able to speak individually with DFS specialists, who will assess where they are in the pre-foreclosure or foreclosure process, and provide them with:            * Information about specific loan modification programs which may be available to them.

June 8, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Statement from Senator David J. Valesky Regarding Syracuse/Onondaga County Land Bank Approval

“This is excellent news for Syracuse and Onondaga County. The creation of the Greater Syracuse Property Development Corporation will give us another tool in our arsenal to revitalize our neighborhoods, increase the tax base and spur economic development with the ultimate goal of strengthening the Central New York economy.

May 17, 2012
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Legislative Update with Senator Dilan

Senator Dilan is joined by Assemblyman Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.

May 3, 2012
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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION SPECIALISTS TO MEET WITH HOMEOWNERS AT THE LINDENHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARY

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION SPECIALISTS TO MEET WITH HOMEOWNERS AT THE LINDENHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARYDate: Friday, June 1, 2012, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Location: Lindenhurst Memorial Library 1 Lee AvenueLindenhurst, NY 11757See map: Google MapsPurpose

June 1, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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*** REMINDER: PREVENTING FORECLOSURE: STATE FORECLOSURE SPECIALIST ASSISTANCE COMING TO MIDDLETOWN, MONTICELLO***

State Senator John J. Bonacic and Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky will host the State’s mobile foreclosure prevention “command” center, which is  designed to help homeowners either in foreclosure, or at risk of foreclosure, become aware of their options. 

May 2, 2012
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PREVENTING FORECLOSURE: STATE FORECLOSURE SPECIALIST ASSISTANCE COMING TO MIDDLETOWN, MONTICELLO


State Senator John J. Bonacic and Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky will host the State’s mobile foreclosure prevention “command” center, which is  designed to help homeowners either in foreclosure, or at risk of foreclosure, become aware of their options.

April 26, 2012
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