New York Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Bill Signed by Gov. Cuomo

A bill in New York requiring area lenders to notify the state’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) and mortgagors of an impending foreclosure action on reverse mortgage borrowers has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, codifying the measure into law after being passed by both houses of the state legislature this past summer. […]

Reverse Mortgage Legislator Elected Lt. Governor of Washington State

U.S. Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.), who represents Washington state’s 10th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, defeated his opponent in Tuesday’s general election in a contest deciding the next lieutenant governor of Washington state. This is according to data from the Washington secretary of state’s office and the Seattle Times. Heck, who announced […]

House Reverse Mortgage Legislators Out After Primary Election Results

Two members of the United States House of Representatives who were each spearheading the creation of new reverse mortgage-centric legislation will not be returning to Capitol Hill in 2021, throwing the future of the proposed laws they each spearheaded into flux. This is based on the results of Tuesday night’s primary elections in the states […]

New Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Bill Passes in New York

A new bill in New York requiring area lenders to notify the state’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) and mortgagors of an impending foreclosure action has passed both houses of the state’s legislature, and is now awaiting the delivery to, and signature of Governor Andrew Cuomo to become law. The bill, known as A5627 in […]

Washington D.C. Passes Law to Expand Reverse Mortgage Borrower Assistance

A new law implemented by the local government of the nation’s capital is extending protections for reverse mortgage borrowers in the area who find themselves in delinquency. The Council of the District of Columbia, the legislative branch of the local government, has passed the “Reverse Mortgage Insurance and Tax Payment Program Temporary Amendment Act of […]