APRIL 2, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONTGOMERY / WEINSTEIN “DEED THEFT BILL” PASSES LEGISLATURE AND AWAITS SIGNATURE OF THE GOVERNOR
Senator Montgomery's "Deed Theft Bill" (S1688/A5615 - Weinstein) passed the Senate and now awaits the Governor's signature. This legislation would strengthen and expand upon the Home Equity Theft Act of 2006 ("HETPA") by providing greater protections for owners of homes that are either in default or in foreclosure. It also strengthens laws regulating distressed property "consultants" who provide services to prevent property loss.