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Delgado Applauds Passage of Ohio Foreclosure Fast Track Bill, Urges Senate to Act

The state of Ohio is taking steps to remedy the vacant and abandoned property crisis, however, and the rest of the country may follow suit. A bill that would reduce foreclosure timelines and therefore shorten the amount of time that residential properties remain vacant in Ohio passed by a unanimous 88-0 vote in the Ohio House of Representatives earlier this week.

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U.S. Sen. Brown Calls for Action Against ‘Zombie Debts’ on Credit Reports

Many Americans are still having difficulty obtaining mortgage loans due to the adverse impact of the crisis on their credit scores even seven years after the crisis. In mid-July, Brown proposed a bill known as the Consumer Reporting Fairness Act, which would require banks or creditors to notify credit reporting agencies when a bankruptcy extinguishes a consumer's debt.

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