Not Enough Cram Down On Mortgages

Congress passed a bill yesterday that would give bankruptcy judges the limited ability to “cram down” or rewrite mortgages for borrowers about to lose everything. The bill will now move to the Senate.

It’s a good start, but doesn’t go far enough.

The bill was watered down to appease a group of conservative Democrats

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Chris Sturr

Chris Sturr is co-editor of Dollars & Sense magazine.

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