Bank of America has directed its foreclosure attorneys to proceed with 16,000 foreclosure cases after a two-month hiatus where it took steps to ensure that cases were being processed correctly.

"We have identified areas of our process that can be improved, and while we make these improvements, it's important that we move ahead with efforts to reduce the number of abandoned properties across the country," said Barbara Desoer, president of Bank of America Home Loans. 

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