COVID-19: Suspension of PACE Programs Needed to Prevent Homelessness and Further Fraud

Archive: March 2020

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COVID-19: Suspension of PACE Programs Needed to Prevent Homelessness and Further Fraud

Posted on March 23, 2020

Facing a current pandemic, housing crisis, and potential loss of income, no one should have to worry about predatory loans or losing their home. We urge the LA County Board of Supervisors to immediately act to protect the thousands of low-income LA County homeowners at risk of foreclosure during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve banded together Continue Reading »

LA Times: Lawsuit filed against L.A. County, lenders over green energy program

Posted on April 12, 2018

Read the full LA Times Article about the class action lawsuits filed by Bet Tzedek, Public Counsel and Irell & Manella today.

HOMEOWNERS FILE CLASS ACTIONS AGAINST COUNTY OF L.A., CALIFORNIA FINANCE COMPANIES, FOR UNLEASHING “PLAGUE” OF PREDATORY HOME-IMPROVEMENT LOANS

Posted on April 12, 2018

Watch Full Press Conference Here: https://youtu.be/mGrz_qL4LO0 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 Media Contacts: Joshua Busch, Public Counsel, 310-991-2503, jbusch@publiccounsel.org Kristy Werness, Irell & Manella LLP, 310-203-7185, kwerness@irell.com Allison Lee, Bet Tzedek, 323-549-5813, alee@bettzedek.org Attorneys for plaintiffs compare “Property Assessed Clean Energy” loans to subprime mortgage crisis – cite missing consumer protections such as ability to Continue Reading »

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