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Bank of America is Well Ahead of Pace to Fulfill Settlement Obligation

The majority of the amount credited in the second quarter ($1.7 billion) went to modification of 9,671 loans. Another $186 million of the amount credited in Q2 went to extend 16,231 new home loans to borrowers in HUD-designated hardest-hit areas, borrowers who lost their homes to short sales or foreclosures, and low- and moderate-income borrowers.

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Monitor Credits Bank of America with $1.19 Billion Toward Settlement Obligation

Green reported that most of the $1.181 billion credit Bank of America was credited with in Q1 was based on 2,938 first lien principal forgiveness loan modifications. Those modifications, which include principal forgiveness, interest rate reduction, and bringing loans current without penalty, are intended to make mortgages more affordable for struggling homeowners.

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Bank of America Provides Nearly $9 Million in Consumer Relief Toward Settlement Obligation

Bank of America has begun the process of paying out $7 billion in consumer relief as part of its record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and six states last August, according to an announcement on the settlement monitor's website. Professor Eric D. Green, independent monitor of the settlement, announced in his initial progress report since the settlement was reached six months ago that Bank of America had correctly claimed credit of approximately $8.94 million for 100 first-lien loan modifications meant to help make mortgages more affordable for struggling homeowners

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