Many prime borrowers are being caught between devalued homes and job losses. Will Congress step in?
It may take nine more years for banks to dig out of the current home foreclosure backlog.
Here's a look at who qualifies for a mortgage refinance under President Obama's new home-foreclosure relief plan.
Red tape and limited savings are hampering the much-lauded $75-billion mortgage modification plan. A new round of government help may be on the way as foreclosures are expected to reach 3 million in 2010.
Home mortgage foreclosures and delinquencies were up in the third quarter despite greater efforts to help homeowners. Defaults on modified loans were also high.
Half a million at-risk homeowners now are less likely to default, thanks to HAMP, the Obama administration's foreclosure-relief program.