Guest Column by USD's Norm Miller

Guest column: Why the Homeowner Bill of Rights is "consumer protection run amok"

U-T San Diego -- The Homeowner Bill of Rights aims to stem future foreclosure abuses in California. The proposals would require banks to assign a single point of contact for troubled-loan cases and fine banks $10,000 for each robo-signing incident, among other things. Norm Miller, real estate professor at University of San Diego, weighs in on the package of bills in this guest column. (Full Story)