Clippings, April 22nd – 26th


New May Day Struggles, a program sponsored by Occupy Fort Lauderdale and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale, will kick off a free early May Day commemoration in Fort Lauderdale, Sunday, April 29, at 12:30 p.m.

Few borrowers applying for foreclosure reviews (SF Chronicle)

If foreclosure irregularities are as widespread as regulators, consumer advocates and Occupy protesters say, why have so few borrowers jumped at the chance to have their foreclosures reviewed and receive compensation if they were financially harmed?

“Bank of America wants you to die” – Video (Daily Kos)

After the homeowner diligently sent in the same documents repeatedly for a HAMP home loan modification BofA started requesting impossible documents such as child support verification and a death certificate.

NYC Renters in Multi-Unit Buildings (Home Equity Theft Reporter)

… the renting tenants of foreclosed apartment buildings — are among the least-recognized casualties of the housing crisis.

10 arrested in downtown Des Moines protest against Wells Fargo (Des Moines Register)

“My only regret,” shouted Ryan Laudick as police handcuffed him, “is that I only have two arms to cuff.”

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