Clipping 8/24 – 8/29

Occupy protesters gather outside foreclosed Van Nuys home (Los Angeles Times) Occupy San Fernando protesters held an “Occuparty” on Monday morning outside a Van Nuys home in foreclosure. The home… belongs to Ulises Hernandez and his family. Protesters arrived over the weekend to show their support for the family, who were served eviction notices last […]

Clippings 8/19 – 8/23

(Origin unknown) BERKELEY, Ca. CJ Holmes, a leading foreclosure analyst and critic of the government’s response to the foreclosure crisis, will host what may be the first show of its kind in the nation beginning Friday (Aug. 24) from 10-11 a.m. on Pacifica Station KPFA 94.1FM and KPFB 89.3FM and live streamed at http://www.KPFA.org. Call […]

Clippings 8/14 – 8/17. Lots of Occupy News.

VICTORY! St. Paul Lawyer Saves Own Home from Foreclosure with Occupy Homes MN (Occupy Homes MN) Paul Lelii, a single father, attorney for his private law firm, and St. Paul homeowner, has been offered a principal reduction loan modification by Bank of America. The news came after a targeted campaign Occupy Homes MN led against […]

Clippings 8/12 – 8/14

Jennifer Britt Eviction Defense Continues (Occupy Detroit) OccupyDetroit’s Eviction Defense Working Group continue their vigil, now in its third week of twelve hour days (6AM – 6PM), to prevent the eviction of Jennifer Britt from her home of twenty years at 15701 Warwick in the Rosedale section of Detroit. After Representative Hansen Clarke (with support […]

Clippings 8/10 – 8/12. Lots of Occupy news.

Open season on foreclosures. Occupy Marin and the battle over income inequality (Pacific Sun) The Mill Valley couple whose struggle to avoid foreclosure became a focus for Occupy Marin have been evicted… The Occupy movement sees foreclosures as just one symptom of financial inequality that eats at the heart of democracy. Occupy Oakland came across […]

Clippings Aug 1st – Aug 9th

Germantown foreclosure battle the focus of ‘Occupy Fannie Mae’ protest (Newsworks) “They told me I need $150,000 to settle a $30,000 loan,” she said, claiming that after the sheriff’s sale, the house listed online as being worth $42,000. “They have spent more money fighting me to take my property away than the loan is even […]