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‘Eminent Domain for the People’ Leaves Wall Street Furious

Posted on Common Dreams at http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/08/07-4 Housing justice advocates hopeful about innovative Richmond plan to use public seizure laws to save underwater homes from foreclosure – Sarah Lazare, staff writer Using the authority of state government to actually help people … Continue reading

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Urge Our Members of Congress to Sponsor Important Housing Bills

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): Please contact your Members of Congress and encourage them to co-sponsor the following bills. H.R. 3619: To make the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act permanent The Ask: Urge your Representative to co-sponsor … Continue reading

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Tell Your HEMAP Story

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/):   EHLP* is done. HEMAP* is gone. What do homeowners do now?   CONTACT YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS!   The single most effective way to communicate the need for HEMAP is for homeowners to tell their … Continue reading

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Poverty. Just Say It.

Sunday 21 August 2011 by: Kathy Mulady, Equal Voice Newspaper | News Analysis   Washington – It’s taken a plunging stock market, the deficit debate, foreclosure signs on neighborhood houses and the threat of a double-dip recession to force Americans … Continue reading

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Help Bring HEMAP Funding Back and Save Pennsylvanians from Foreclosure

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org):   The Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) has been helping Pennsylvanians protect their homes since 1983 by providing emergency loans to those facing foreclosure due to circumstances beyond their control, such as job loss.   … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Webinar: Helping Homeowners Facing Foreclosure with EHLP—August 24, Webinar

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/):   Presenter: John Goryl, Esq., Associate Counsel, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency   Homeowners can apply NOW for the federal Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) if they are unable to make their monthly mortgage payments because … Continue reading

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Take Action to Save HEMAP—Emergency Mortgage Assistance

From the Pennsylvania Save Our Homes Coalition (http://pasaveourhomes.org/):   The Pennsylvania Save Our Homes Coalition is urging Pennsylvania legislators and the Governor to restore funding for the Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP).   HEMAP was closed as of July … Continue reading

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Help for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/):   Homeowners can apply NOW for the federal Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) if they are unable to make their monthly mortgage payments because of job loss or income reduction. This program will only … Continue reading

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HUD Confronted on Foreclosure Relief Program

From the Philadelphia Unemployment Project (http://www.philaup.org/):   Organizations call for action to implement Emergency Homeowner Loan Program   Philadelphia, PA – Over 60 national, regional and local organizations have called on HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to move quickly to implement … Continue reading

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Banks Repossessed 1 Million Homes Last Year—and 2011 Will be Worse

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Shanna Heron – Associated Press January 13, 2011   The bleakest year in foreclosure crisis has only just begun.   Lenders are poised to take back more homes this year than … Continue reading

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