Washington Real Estate Mortgage Foreclosure Initiative (2010)
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Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1104 concerns real estate mortgage foreclosures.
- Concise Description:This measure would bar financial institutions from foreclosing certain mortgages without first offering debtors options to reduce the interest rate or the amount owed. It would apply retroactively to properties foreclosed but unsold.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would prevent financial institutions from foreclosing on certain real property if the debtor could make timely payments by exercising either of two options: reducing the balance owing on the loan to the current market price, or reducing the interest rate by two percent (but not to less than four percent). The financial institution would be required to allow the debtor ninety days to exercise one or both options (depending on the property involved).
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters were required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.
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