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There is a new report out this morning once again reminding us of the greatest disappointment progressives have in the Obama administration: the lack of toughness in regards to Wall Street. <a href="http://www.campaignforfairsettlement.org/obama_legacy_threatened" target="_hplink">The report</a>, issued by the Campaign for a Fair Settlement (full disclosure: this is a coalition I have helped in various ways since their founding), is probably the most harshly critical analysis yet by a coalition aligned with traditional progressive Democratic groups. The report opens with this damning list of hard to dispute facts, and then just goes on from there. Read more...
Short sales end with the homeowner out of the home. This is the most common "penalty" on banks in the mortgage settlement. Read more...
Protesters gathered at an vacant and neglected bank-owned home in southeast San Diego on Tuesday to collect debris and transport it to a local bank, where they had hoped to make a "deposit." They hoped that their efforts would send a Read more...
A happy ending... Three days before Connie Gretsch’s eviction hearing, she was shocked to receive good news: The Attorney General’s office had discovered that her prosecuting bank, Pacifica, did not own Connie’s south Read more...
Video streaming by Ustream From Occupy DC: Police just threw homeowners trying to get her mortgage adjusted thrown out of Chase Bank. Read more...

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A foreclosure and eviction from one's home is always a tragic situation, and this case especially so. Read more...
OccupyOurHomes is working with a Minneapolis family in an effort to try to save their home from foreclosure by USBank: John Vinje and Lucinda Adams-Vinje bought their home in 2008 for 148,000. Their payment was roughly $1,300 per month on Read more...
Oh, that d@mn "Get out of jail free" card... Reuters: Bank of America NA prevented homeowners from receiving mortgage-loan modifications under a federal program in order to avoid millions of dollars in losses while benefitting from Read more...