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Support Permanently Extend Protections for Renters at Foreclosure

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://www.nlihc.org): Please urge your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 3619 to ensure that tenants continue to be protected at foreclosure. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) has introduced legislation, the Permanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act … Continue reading

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Faith Groups Press Geithner on Foreclosures

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Jena Lowe – Religion News Service November 4, 2010   A national network of faith-based organizations, homeowners and community organizers met with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday (Nov. 3), urging … Continue reading

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Urge Your PA Representative to Support SB 900 “The Blight Bill” Plus the Taylor Amendment to Establish Land Banks

From the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org):   SB 900, the Neighborhood Blight Reclamation and Revitalization Act (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2009&sind=0&body=S&type=B&BN=0900), is on the move.  It was reported out of the House Urban Affairs Committee on September 29 and is scheduled for second … Continue reading

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Protections for Renters in Foreclosure

This news from the Pennsylvania Senior Law Center (http://www.seniorlawcenter.org) may be of interest to members of your congregations:   The ripple effects of the mortgage foreclosure crisis have not been limited to homeowners. Tenants, too, have been placed in precarious … Continue reading

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Support Increased HEMAP Funding to Help Avoid Foreclosures in PA

The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Unemployment Project are calling on us to help prevent foreclosures in Pennsylvania. Please call, e-mail and/or visit your state representatives and senators NOW and urge them to support at least $20 million in … Continue reading

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Support HEMAP Funding to Prevent Mortgage Foreclosures in PA

The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is calling on us to help prevent foreclosures in Pennsylvania. Please contact your state representatives today and ask for increased funding and support for the Homeowners’ Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP).   As you can … Continue reading

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Help Stop the Flood of Foreclosures

From the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights:   As early as this week, the Senate could vote on the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act (S. 61). This bill is designed to help end our financial crisis by … Continue reading

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