Florida is slowest state to disburse foreclosure aid

When it comes to disbursing federal foreclosure aid to homeowners, the Sunshine State lags all others states in the nation, according to a report released Tuesday by federal regulators.

Florida has $1 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program funds, a federal relief pool funded by taxpayers. The federal government created the Hardest Hit Fund — a pool of $7.6 billion in TARP funds – in 2010, after the financial crisis, to help families in the states that were hardest hit when the housing bubble… …read more