State Senate Democratic Conference Introduces Mortgage Foreclosure Moratorium, Reform Legislation

Malcolm A. Smith

May 13, 2008

The State Senate Democratic Conference will hold a news conference to demand passage of bipartisan foreclosure moratorium legislation to help combat the subprime mortgage crisis. The Conference will also call for immediate assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure as well as tougher laws to protect consumers from predatory mortgage lending practices.
WHO:              Bertha Lewis, ACORN President; 
                       Kristin Brown, Empire Justice Center Director 
                       of Legislative Advocacy; The Legal Aid Society
                       and families facing foreclosure
WHEN:            Wednesday, May 14, 2008
                        10:00 am
WHERE:          Room 315 CAPITOL