Tag: Obama

Why President Obama Will Win

Tue Nov 6, 2012 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Last week a reporter asked me whether or not I thought President Barack Obama had done enough during the foreclosure crisis. I told him no, of course, and that if Obama does not win a second term, it would […]

Foreclosure and The Presidential Race: Has Obama Done Enough?

Thu Aug 23, 2012 by on Foreclosure Law

  The Republican and Democratic conventions are almost upon us, and the housing crisis has finally been inserted into the presidential election. Maybe the President and his Republican rival see homeowners as nothing more than another campaign issue to be exploited, or maybe they are finally starting to understand how central the need to tackle the foreclosure problem is to […]

Una Carta Abierta al Presidente Obama

  Estimado Sr. Presidente: Como usted debe de saber, históricamente desde la Gran Depresión, el refinanciamiento de hipotecas ha sido la estrategia de escape de este país cuando se trata de un desastre económico. Per eso es bueno ver que usted esta presionando al Congreso para que la reforma de refinanciamiento sea pasada. Esta es la manera más efectiva y […]

An Open Letter To President Obama

Wed Jun 13, 2012 by on Florida Law News

Dear Mr. President: As you know historically, since the great depression, refinancing mortgages has been this country’s exit strategy when it comes to pulling us out of the economic ditch. So it’s nice to see that you are now pushing Congress to pass refinancing reform. It’s the most effective and efficient way to craft a bailout that actually helps everyone. […]

Schneiderman And Mortgage Fraud Task Force: Are We Being Hoodwinked?

Fri Apr 20, 2012 by on Florida Law News

  When President Obama stood before Congress and the American People three months ago and promised to hold those behind the housing crisis ‘accountable’, I was hopeful. In the days that followed, his new field general Eric Schneiderman was unveiled and almost immediately action was taken. When Schneiderman issued subpoenas, just days after the President appointed him to run his […]