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HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR WEST VIRGINA STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of West Virginia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms and flooding

Texas Law Firm, Murray LLP, Agrees to End its Controversial Services to 5,222 West...

CHARLESTON - November 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced today that Murray LLP, a Texas law firm, agreed to permanently discontinue offering a service to West Virginia foreclosure victims that a lawsuit filed by McGraw’s office characterized as unscrupulous and deceptive. The agreement with Murray is reflected in a final order recently entered on November 1, 2012 in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County that settles the suit filed against Murray.

Attorney General McGraw Sues Texas Firm, Murray LLP, to Halt Exploration of Consumers Who...

CHARLES TOWN - November 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In April, 49 state attorneys general finalized an historic $25 billion settlement with the five largest mortgage servicers, intended to end the abuses that drove tens of thousands of consumers into unjustified foreclosures. This national mortgage settlement also set aside $1.5 billion for direct payment to consumers who already lost their homes to foreclosure, including 5,222 West Virginia residents.

Qualified Borrowers Who Lost Homes To Foreclosure to Receive Mailing, May Be Eligible for...

CHARLESTON - September 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced today that claim forms are going out to approximately 5,222 West Virginia borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2011, and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement

Blueprint Communities in West Virginia Get a Green Light: Successes in revitalization qualify them...

CHARLESTON, WV - September 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The last three years have not been comforting to struggling neighborhoods. Unemployment has risen, credit has tightened, foreclosures have created blight and a soft commercial market has prompted more “available” signs. Today, however, some West Virginia communities received news that should make them more optimistic about their futures.

Attorney General McGraw Warns Consumers about Businesses that Promise to Prevent Foreclosure

Charleston, WV - April 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Darrell McGraw today issued a warning to West Virginians facing foreclosure. "Businesses are contacting West Virginians who are struggling to keep their homes and promising to stop foreclosures or obtain a loan modification if the consumer makes an advance payment," said Attorney General Darrell McGraw.

Attorney General McGraw Sues Countrywide for Inducing Consumers to Take Out Loans They Couldn’t...

Charleston, WV - August 12, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Darrell McGraw filed suit today against Countrywide Financial Corporation, Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.,...

State Foreclosure Prevention Working Group Issues Second Report On Subprime Mortgage Servicing Companies

The number of borrowers working with their mortgage servicers to identify alternatives to forclosure has increased, according to state officials, but those gains have...

Attorney General McGraw Announces Help for Consumers Who Are in Danger of Facing Foreclosures

Charleston, WV., November 6, 2007 -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw is advising consumers who are facing the danger of foreclosure to call 1-888-995-HOPE (4673),...

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Attorney General Morrisey Protects Property Rights in Supreme Court Victory

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed victory in efforts to protect the rights of property owners against the federal government with a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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HUD AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA...

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded a total of $500 million to help Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia to recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.