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Helping Homeowners: Modification of Mortgages in Bankruptcy


Adam J. Levitin


Georgetown University Law Center

January, 23 2009

Harvard Law & Policy Review Online, Vol. 3, 2009

Abstract:     
This short essay sets forth the case for permitting modification of all residential mortgages in bankruptcy as an important step in easing the foreclosure crisis, stabilizing the financial system, and protecting against systemic risk going forward.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 9

Keywords: bankruptcy, mortgages, securitization, systemic risk, foreclosure

JEL Classification: G21, G33

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Date posted: January 24, 2009  

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Levitin, Adam J., Helping Homeowners: Modification of Mortgages in Bankruptcy (January, 23 2009). Harvard Law & Policy Review Online, Vol. 3, 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1332213

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Georgetown University Law Center ( email )
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Washington, DC 20001
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