Loan modifications to make news in D.C. today

The Obama administration plans to announce today a campaign to pressure mortgage companies to reduce payments for many more troubled homeowners as evidence mounts that a $75 billion taxpayer-financed effort aimed at stemming foreclosures is foundering, according to the  New York Times.

“The banks are not doing a good enough job,” Michael S. Barr, Treasury’s assistant secretary for financial institutions, told the Times. “Some of the firms ought to be embarrassed, and they will be.”

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