Kim Mitchell and Denise Collins are 3 days away from losing their homes. After negotiations and broken bank promises and lack of communication, Occupy and ACCE visited Peter Briger at his home. And he came out and spoke to us.
According to San Francisco’s County Recorder, Phil Ting, 84% of all foreclosures in this city are illegal. Yet no one has the nerve to stand up to the banks and demand they stop — no one except Occupy. On 17 September, as part of part of Occupy’s one year anniversary celebration, Community Not Commodity entered Sterling Bank and presented their list of demands. After having the demands faxed to the [...]
The Cruz family of Minneapolis fell behind on their mortgage payments to PNC bank when the economy crashed. The bank refused to accept an online payment, demanding a multiple-month payment instead. And when the Cruz family was unable to oblige, the home went into foreclosure. The Cruz’ were working with a nonprofit to secure a loan when, without warning, the bank evicted them. On 21 June 2012, Occupy went to [...]