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As you may recall, after the 2008 market crash and recession I wrote a handful of Law Review columns strongly criticizing institutional lenders for dealing unfairly with their borrowers. I met with innocent homeowners, many who were talked into filing applications for loan modifications, only afterwards to be foreclosed on by the lender. Most lost their homes. The foreclosing lenders did just fine.

HOMEOWNER BILL OF RIGHTS

In 2012, California enacted the California Homeowner Bill of Rights to address what I candidly describe as abuse, even fraud, by institutional len...

State regulators on Thursday pulled the emergency brake on insurers fleeing California’s fire zones.

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara announced a one-year moratorium banning insurers from not renewing policies for homeowners in wildfire-ravaged areas of the state.

“I have heard the same story again and again. People getting dropped by their insurance after decades,” Lara said. “To add insult to injury, many struggle to find coverage.”

As fires have grown increasingly destructive, the state has seen a corresponding exodus of insurers from the hardest-hit areas. More...

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