Plaintiffs advocating for spousal rights in existing Home Equity Conversion Mortgages are renewing their motion for class certification, citing circumstances surrounding two instances of foreclosures under interim government policy.

Two widows who were not named in reverse mortgages obtained by their husbands had hoped new interim government rules would let them keep their homes after their spouses died, but so far they haven't, according to a Nov. 7 filing with the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

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