News Tag: Mortgage Foreclosure


December 26, 2018

Community Leadership in Times of Crisis

Over the course of our 70-year history, one of the CBF’s hallmarks has become community leadership in times of crisis and emerging issues for access to justice. The great recession of 2008, and the swelling numbers of homeowners facing foreclosure in the associated housing crisis, was a particularly important example.

Growing numbers of foreclosures had already […]

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November 16, 2016

Thank Your Cook County Commissioner

The Cook County Board passed its FY 2017 budget on Tuesday and it includes continued funding for the Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. If you live in Cook County, please join us in calling or emailing your Cook County Commissioner to thank them for their support for the program.

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December 11, 2015

Take Action: Thank Your County Commissioner

Join us in thanking the Cook County Board of Commissioners for their unanimous vote to support funding for the Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program for another year. Personalized phone calls and emails can go a long way.

Find Your County Commissioner

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February 13, 2014

Circuit Court of Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program Renewed for Three More Years

The Cook County Board recently approved a three-year extension for the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program. The CBF and other partner organizations worked with the Circuit Court to develop and launch this innovative program in the Spring of 2010 to help homeowners resolve their foreclosure cases in the most fair and effective manner possible.

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