A contentious bill meant to hasten the state’s foreclosure process is poised for a final vote in the Senate Friday, which could make it the first substantial foreclosure law passed in Florida since the housing crash.
The measure, which was approved by the House on Monday, has been four years in the making as lawmakers pushed bills aimed at reducing the state’s massive court backlog of foreclosure cases and homeowners fought what they fear will be the loss of due process rights.
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