Foreclosures crept back to the forefront last month as the U.S. Treasury Department announced it would push for loan modifications.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told mortgage servicers to expand their capacity and improve their loan modification efforts so that President Obama's efforts to help struggling homeowners and stabilize the housing market will be successful.

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