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August 7, 2012

Impact of House of Delegates 2009 Resolution 300

In 2009, the ABA House of Delegates passed Resolution 300, which promoted the use of mediation in mortgage foreclosure disputes. Since it became ABA policy, countless homeowners and lenders have been helped.

The House of Delegates’ Resolution Impact and Review Committee, which reviews the use, implementation and impact of House of Delegates’ resolutions, highlights 2009’s Resolution 300:

Resolution 300—Mediation of Mortgage Foreclosure Disputes
Promoted use of mediation to assist in resolving disputes that could led to foreclosure of residential mortgages and pending foreclosure cases; promoted access to pro bono or low cost counsel for parties unrepresented in the mediation process