Press ReleasesJanuary 01, 2012
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- Statement: Governor's Plan Fails Californians Still Fighting Foreclosure
Groups that assist homeowners said Governor Brown should restore money meant to hold banks accountable and prevent foreclosures.
- Update on Countrywide Fair Lending Settlement
The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice wants to update you on the process to distribute proceeds from the $335 million victim fund created as part of the Department of Justiceâ€™s December 2011 lending discrimination settlement with Countrywide.
- Justice Department Reaches $335 Million Settlement to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination by Countrywide Financial Corporation
The Department of Justice today filed its largest residential fair lending settlement in history to resolve allegations that Countrywide Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries engaged in a widespread pattern or practice of discrimination against qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers in their mortgage lending from 2004 through 2008.