Foreclosure News 10/14 – 10/20

Occupy activists stage sit-in at foreclosed home (Hawaii Star-Adviser)

Activists today marked the 52nd day of a sit-in at a foreclosed Van Nuys home by vowing they will remain until they are forced out of the property they have dubbed “Fort Hernandez.”

Occupy Wall Street Anti-Foreclosure Offshoot Occupy Our Homes to Kick Off Year Two with National Day of Action (The Paramus Post)

… homeowners, housing justice activists, homeless advocates, and occupiers have come together to fight back under the banner of the Occupy Our Homes movement… A year since the start of the Occupy Our Homes movement, we are recommitting to reclaiming our homes and our futures. On Thursday December 6th 2012, we call on communities to turn the spotlight on the crisis that continues to hold our neighborhoods and our economy hostage… On Thursday December 6th, 2012, we’ll re-invest in this movement to defend our homes, hold Wall Street accountable, and affirm the human right to housing… If you as an individual or any Occupy group or community-based organization are interested in participating in the D6 actions, please complete this form

Below the cut: Occupy Atlanta, Wells Fargo perfidy, ACLU sues Morgan-Stanley

Lawyer cites foreclosure fraud in ex-APD officer’s fight for home (WSBTV.COM)

A national foreclosure expert said there is evidence of foreclosure fraud in a former Atlanta Police Department officer’s fight to keep her home… Jacqueline Barber faces foreclosure on her home… Occupy Atlanta is keeping someone at Barber’s home 24 hours a day to assist her in case she gets an eviction notice.

Wells Fargo to cancer patient: “We’ve reached out to nonprofits” (WCNC)

Cindi Davis has stage four cancer. It is spreading, and reality for her and her husband Kirk is setting in daily… Wells Fargo, which told NewsChannel 36’s Bill McGinty the first option, is to try to keep people in their homes, turned Cindi and Kirk’s delinquent loan over to a foreclosure attorney.

A.C.L.U. to Sue Morgan Stanley Over Mortgage Loans (NY Times)

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing Morgan Stanley of fueling the production of risky, expensive loans that targeted African-American borrowers.

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