Foreclosure Notes 7/13/13 – 7/25/13

Politics: Chase, Once Considered “The Good Bank,” Is About to Pay Another Massive Settlement (Rolling Stone) In the three-year period between 2009-2012, Chase paid out over $16 billion in litigation costs… There couldn’t possibly be a clearer demonstration of the modern banking model, in which companies break rules/laws as a matter of course, and simply […]

Foreclosure Notes 6/27 – 7/12

Our bank wants us homeless (Salon ) What follows is a story of how seemingly illegal, but very common, bank machinations affect ordinary homeowners… Eighteen months later, she has applied and reapplied six different times for modifications, without success. And many of the tactics she has had to deal with match perfectly with what bombshell […]

Foreclosure Notes 6/10 – 6/26

Parkwood Farms Therapy Center is safe! (Occupy Our Homes Video) Parkwood Farms Therapy Center reached out to Occupy Our Homes Atlanta last November on the same day that Gwinnett County sheriff’s deputies were attempting to enforce an eviction. After organizing candlelight vigils on the farm, holding protests at the bank’s law firm’s office, launching multiple […]

Foreclosure Notes 3/10/13 – 3/15/13

(Huffington Post) What if your home was foreclosed on even if you never missed a payment? Wearing Occupy SF buttons and chanting “PNC you know you’re wrong, don’t evict Yin Wong,” the group, organized by a coalition of anti-foreclosure activists from the Alliance of Californians For Community Empowerment (ACCE), handed out flyers listing the home […]

Foreclosure Notes 2/25/13 – 3/9/13

Going Public Can Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure (Interlochen Public Radio) She could still pay the bills without talking with the bank. But Sawaquat says the problem was that she needed a loan modification. Without her husband, she could no longer afford the house on her own. And, since Lewis’ death was shortly after the 2008 […]

Foreclosure News 10/25 – 10/28

FORECLOSURE RESISTANCE IN COLORADO ( Occupy Denver members are staging an immediate action at the home of long time Idaho Springs resident Sahara Donahue. Sahara, who has volunteered with the Clear Creek County Open Space Commission for 12 years, is facing eviction by U.S. Bank after a long legal battle that, like so many cases […]

Foreclosure News 10/21 – 10/24

Terminal Cancer Patient Fights to Save Home From Foreclosure (KTLA) A woman who suffers from cerebral palsy, and who’s been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, is fighting for her life — and to save her home… A tent city has sprung up outside of Ana’s home, and it continues to grow as she’s embraced […]

Foreclosure News 10/7 – 10/13

Ulisses Hernandez of Ft. Hernandez snatched by LAPD. Apparently on the pretext of having an outstanding Metro ticket, whatever that it exactly. William Gagan ‏@WillyFoReal Such bullshit. 4 undercover cops snatch him for a METRO Citation… Ulises Hernandez arrested for a Metro ticket. #FortHernandez #OccupyLA @OccupyLA Update: Ulises of @Fort_Hernandez is being bailed out right […]

Clippings 9/22 – 9/28

To Save Their Home, Van Nuys Family Joins With Activists To Erect ‘Fort Hernandez’ (LA-ist) “All their wealth was in their homes,” said Occupier Esho Funi. “There’s no wealth left in those neighborhoods, and these families are less likely to fight back.” In the meantime, the federal government used $700 billion in public funds to […]