lending http://kvpr.org en Homeowner Bill of Rights Gets Mixed Reviews Nearly One Year On http://kvpr.org/post/homeowner-bill-rights-gets-mixed-reviews-nearly-one-year <p class="p1">California’s Homeowners Bill of Rights is nearly a year old and both banks and groups representing distressed homeowners say the legislation intended to help distressed mortgage holders is a bit of a mixed bag.</p><p class="p1">Maurice Weeks is with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment. He says provisions in the law have helped slow the state’s foreclosure rate.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:49:00 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 23412 at http://kvpr.org Homeowner Bill of Rights Gets Mixed Reviews Nearly One Year On Buy Here, Pay Here Bills Still Moving Despite Opposition http://kvpr.org/post/buy-here-pay-here-bills-still-moving-despite-opposition <p>Three bills that would regulate California’s “Buy Here, Pay Here” used car industry are moving through the State Capitol despite some growing opposition. The critics include several used car dealers associations and some local chambers of commerce.</p><p>Former Republican Assemblyman Roger Niello is with the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce. He’s also the owner of several auto dealers. He says efforts to crack down on what the bills’ authors call “predatory lending” would backfire on the very people the legislation is intended to help.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:52:49 +0000 Ben Adler 2843 at http://kvpr.org Buy Here, Pay Here Bills Still Moving Despite Opposition