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Residents Told They Cant Be Safe Until They Pay £2m By Multimillionaire Landlord
Business  (tags: Grenfell Tower, Proxima GR Properties Ltd, Citiscape, housing, cladding, highrises, Croydon, U.K., residents, safety, fires, media, news, environment, protection )

Fly
- 35 days ago - counterfire.org
Residents of a housing complex in Croydon that was found to have similar flammable cladding to that of Grenfell Tower have been told by the freeholder
Don't Sell Our Homes to Wall Street!
Business  (tags: mortgages, homes, homeowners, housing, HUD, petitions )

Freya
- 681 days ago - dontsellourhomestowallstreet.org
Under Secretary Julian Castro, HUD promised to help homeowners avoid foreclosure by selling more overdue mortgage loans to nonprofit community organizations rather than Wall Street banks. In reality, recent sales have sent 98% of mortgages to Wall Street.
Co-Living -- the Companies Reinventing the Idea of Roommates
Business  (tags: Real estate, New York, San Francisco, Housing, Housing market, Communities )

Judy
- 706 days ago - theguardian.com
Shared housing is nothing new but the number of young people living with roommates has doubled since 1980, and some entrepreneurs see an opportunity.
Another Veterans Day - Another Mass Show of, 'Poser', Patriotism(?)
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, ethics, congress, americans, violence, world, marketing, money, business, corporate, society )

James
- 833 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stop pretending Veterans Day sales honor vets 12 Nov 2015 - As weâEUR(TM)ve seen this week, big companies capitalize on the notion that buying their stuff is the way to honor veterans.
Yup, More Results of VA, Conservative Pushed, Privatization for Corporate Profit
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, republicans, americans, healthcare, healthcare, housing, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, society, politics )

James
- 916 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
A Department of Veterans Affairs contractor sent dozens of veterans to consult with a Tampa doctor about disability claims this year, even as the Justice Department was trying to take away the doctor's license and send him to prison.
Foreclosure Conveyor Belt in Detroit...Depopulation
Business  (tags: abuse, corruption, government, law, news, politics, sadness, society, violence, housing, healthcare, republicans, economy, freedoms, elections, ethics, consumers, debt, investments, investors, lies, money, finance, business, corporate, foreclosures )

Cheryl A.
- 1041 days ago - commondreams.org
Foreclosures, water shut-offs, parents losing their children, school closings, tax increases, massive homelessness, police abuse, etc., nothing but good times for the people of Detroit. The governor is getting what he wants... gentrification. Peace.
What Do Tom Brady And A Kazakh Banking Mogul Have To Do With The Affordable Housing Crisis?
Business  (tags: cities, economic justice, housing, shell companies )

Judy
- 1090 days ago - thinkprogress.org
High-end real estate transactions between the very wealthy, shrouded in legal secrecy and tangled in webs of shell companies, appear to be fueling criminality amid a housing affordability crisis for everyone who isn't rich.
The UK Is Outlawing Homelessness....
Business  (tags: crime, government, news, law, police, politics, society, safety, economy, housing, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, law )

James
- 1132 days ago - streetskitchen.co.uk
It seems to be happening everywhere. If you thought it was bad here in the U.S.A. wait, It is just as bad across the pond.
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 1266 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
Luxury Apartment Building Will Have Separate Door For Poor Residents
Business  (tags: Housing, New York City, Poverty, Rent )

Judy
- 1313 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A luxury condo building on New York City's Upper West Side has gotten clearance from the city to have a separate entrance, or a "poor door," for low-income tenants, according to the New York Post.
Fraudclosure Settlement Checks Sent To Victims Bounce
Business  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, video, housing, Wall Street, foreclosure, Fraudclosure, Fraudclosure settelement, mortgage )

Judy
- 1772 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Adding insult to injury, many of the checks sent out to victims from the fraudclosure settlement have bounced. Terms of the fraudclosure settlement are bad enough but now it seems the victims will have to wait a little longer after trying to deposit...
Big Banks Whining That Fannie And Freddie Won't Accept Their Toxic Loans Blindly Anymore
Business  (tags: financial industry, banking industry, housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GSEs, repurchases, qualified residential mortgage )

Judy
- 1967 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Basically, banks are angry that Fannie and Freddie are daring to check their work, instead of blindly accepting the loans like they did during the housing bubble.
From the People Who Brought You the Destruction of the Housing Market...
Business  (tags: financial industry, banking industry, foreclosures, foreclosure fraud, housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GSEs, securitization )

Judy
- 2590 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
The largest US banks, whose epic screw-up of the securitization process has led to confusion about the clear owner of 60 million mortgages,have a great idea. They want to take over the gov't-sponsored enterprise, mortgage-backed securities and all.
What Labor Is Fighting for This Labor Day (Video)
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, candidates, cheney, Palin, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, elections, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, politics, republicans, socialsecurity, labor )

Al
- 2729 days ago - truth-out.org
"The right to organize means that people are standing up for themselves, why are Republicans against that?"
Foreclosure Crisis Hits Minorities Hard
Business  (tags: Banks, Black, Committee for Responsible Lending, CRL, Foreclosure, Foreclosures, Hispanic, Housing, Housing Bubble, housing sector, Minority, Subprime )

Kemsa
- 2806 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
n terms of actual foreclosures, black and Hispanic borrowers are nearly twice as likely to have already lost their homes. The data shows that for every 10,000 loans made to African Americans, 790 foreclosures were completed, compared to 769 for every ..
 

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