Clipping 7/26 – 7/28

Demand PNC Bank Negotiate With Yin Wong to Keep Her Family in Their Home (Occupy Our Homes) We are asking PNC to immediately negotiate with San Francisco resident Yin Wong and her daughter Wai Cheung (PNC mortgage customer) about how to keep their family in their Bayview home. Annette Steele rallies support to defend her […]

Clippings 7/23 – 7/26

Squatters in Oakland. (KTVU-2) “They don’t belong here!” Best of the Bay 2012: Local Heroes. Stardust and Ross Rhodes (SF Bay Guardian) Ross Rhodes and Stardust, like all of the people involved in Occupy Bernal, are neighbors. But until Stardust helped found the group — a local take on Occupy focused on stopping unjust foreclosures […]

Clippings 7/19 – 7/22

Detroit Eviction: Jennifer Britt Works With Nonprofit And Occupy Detroit To Stop Home Foreclosure (Huffington Post) Supporters of a Detroit woman facing eviction arrived at her home at 6 a.m. Thursday morning to begin a long-term vigil, following a writ of eviction signed by a 36th District Court judge.

Clippings 7/15 – 7/18

California County Weighs Drastic Plan to Aid Homeowners (New York Times) … where foreclosures have become more common than neighborhood cookouts… officials in San Bernardino County … are exploring a drastic option — using eminent domain to buy up mortgages for homes that are underwater. Noe Valley faces evictions – and denial (San Francisco Chronicle)

Clippings 7/9 – 7/14

Governor Brown signs Homeowners’ Bill of Rights (Sacramento Bee) Gov. Jerry Brown heads to Los Angeles to sign the homeowner-rights mortgage legislation that lawmakers approved last week before going on summer recess. Attorney General Kamala Harris, who pushed for the bill as part of foreclosure relief legislation, will join Brown… More clippings via the magic […]

Clippings 7/2 – 7/7

How the Left Stopped Foreclosures in the Great Depression (Socialist Alternative) Demands for a moratorium on foreclosures became a popular tactic in the mass housing rights movements of the 1930’s. More than 25 states were forced to enact moratoriums against foreclosures.

Clippings 6-29 – 7-1

SUNTRUST BANK — You’d evict a 76 year-old woman who lived in home for 44 years over $41? (Mandelman Matters) The woman is 76 years old. 76 YEARS OLD. She lives alone. This is her 44th year in her home. 44th YEAR LIVING IN THE HOME. You’re going to take her home because you claim […]