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Many Homes In Foreclosure Have Positive Equity

The number one reason so many homeowners ended up in foreclosure during the housing market crash was that they ended up under water on their mortgage. 420 more words

A Potential Foreclosure Crisis Looms Over America

Web of Debt blog / By Ellen Brown

Local governments, however, could resort to tactics such as

eminent domain if the federal government won’t do anything. 1,539 more words

Politics

Poliidiots of the Month: HSBC -to pay settlement for defrauding taxpayers through foreclosure processing

This HSBC defrauding taxpayers is just another reason why we cant trust corporations and why anyone in support of them needs to wake up!

Poliidiots Of The Month Feature

When Life Gives You Lemons...

Pretty much anyone would agree that foreclosure isn’t exactly a good thing. That doesn’t mean that nothing good comes from it however. According to research conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the foreclosure crisis may have unintentionally served to help many Americans pay off much of their debt. 339 more words

WASHINGTON POST: Evictions for Black Women as bad as Prison for Black Men

BY MATTHEW DESMOND

Matthew Desmond is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies at Harvard.

Patrice is, in many ways, typical. A low-income woman, she’s struggling to find affordable housing in Milwaukee. 818 more words

Black Chicago

What it means to have renters in the suburbs

In the wake of the Great Recession and mortgage foreclosure crisis, the rate of home ownership has declined and renting is on the rise, particularly among those under the age of 35. 1,016 more words

Planning, City, And Society

How Homeowners Can Use Available Options to Save their Homes

Each state has its own foreclosure laws covering the notices the lender must post publicly and/or with the homeowner, the homeowner’s options for bringing the loan current and avoiding foreclosure, and the process for selling the property. 2,663 more words

Foreclosure Defense