Oregon Expands Foreclosure Mediation Program

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On June 4, Oregon enacted SB 558, which creates a foreclosure mediation program for judicial foreclosures. In 2012, Oregon enacted a law that required for nonjudicial foreclosures that a beneficiary (i) enter into mediation with a grantor for the purpose of negotiating a foreclosure avoidance measure, and (ii) notify a grantor if they are not eligible for any foreclosure avoidance measure or if the grantor has not complied with the terms of a foreclosure avoidance measure. The new law expands that program to cover judicial foreclosures and makes changes to the structure of the overall mediation program.

Topics:  Foreclosure, Judicial Foreclosure Process, Mediation, Mortgages

Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

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