Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Thursday that protects Hoosiers from being evicted or foreclosed on during the pandemic, but housing advocates are still pushing for a veto of legislation they say could force low-income families from their homes when the moratorium is lifted.
The Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday a new program that allows parties in mortgage foreclosure settlement cases to exchange financial documents over a secure online network.
When it comes to the problem of mortgage foreclosures in Indiana, there appears to be no end in sight, at least not yet.
To address recent news regarding foreclosures – including a handful of national banks putting holds on foreclosure proceedings regarding their lenders – participants in the foreclosure prevention efforts of the Indiana Supreme Court, including judges in pilot programs around the state for settlement conferences, held a conference call Oct. 19 to address these issues.
Foreclosure rates have remained at record highs for Indiana the past few years, and a court program to help homeowners hasn’t
been as successful as hoped. That’s now changing.
To encourage more eligible Hoosiers to participate in settlement conferences when facing mortgage foreclosures, a new program involving the Indiana Supreme Court and the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network was announced today in Fort Wayne.
A phone-a-thon for troubled homeowners seeking help will take place June 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. The event, advertised in public service announcements around the state, needs attorney volunteers to answer questions from callers. According to organizers, three Public Broadcasting Service stations will allow the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network to use their phone banks […]