Rent Subsidy Cuts ‘Inhumane’

To cut off $191 monthly housing allowances to 6,000 unemployed adults on Alameda County’s general assistance rolls because their landlords fail to provide a social security number would be “arbitrary and inhumane,” a state court of appeals ruled.  General assistance…

Subpoenas Over Robosigned Foreclosures

No sooner had California Attorney General Kamala Harris set up a Mortgage Fraud Strike Force than her crew mailed out subpoenas looking for documents on alleged “robosigning” of foreclosures. The moniker, “Robosigning,” attached to the practice of mortgage servicing outfits signing thousands of documents…