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No Short Sale Help From MN House

People moving for a new job often find they can't because they owe more on their home than it is worth. A proposal to force banks to act on "short…
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“A person shouldn’t have to file bankruptcy to keep their home”

Peter Eisert testified yesterday at a foreclosure moratorium "people's" hearing held by state Sen. Scott Dibble and Rep. Karen Clark, which would provide a temporary moratorium on foreclosures in Minnesota.
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Urban Homeworks: Fighting Foreclosures in North Minneapolis

Local, Minneapolis non-profit Urban Homeworks works with banks and other community organizations to fight foreclosures.
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Occupy Homes Buys Time, Gets Jury Trial for Foreclosure Case

North Minneapolis homeowner Monique White had her day in court Monday morning. But last-minute jockeying between her defense team and attorneys for Freddie Mac postponed her hearing until Friday —…
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Occupy Homes Confronts Mayor Rybak to Stop Foreclosure

Occupy Homes activists appear at R.T. Rybak’s monthly public office hours in an appeal to the Minneapolis Mayor to intercede on behalf of Monique White.
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Occupy Wins Home For Vet, Fights for Home in North Minneapolis

The Occupy Homes movement is celebrating ex-Marine Bobby Hull's successfully renegotiated mortgage in South Minneapolis. But the fight goes on. Another occupy defended home is scheduled for eviction on Friday.
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More MN Homeowners Pledge To Stay And Fight Foreclosure

Minnesota homeowners are beginning to pledge en masse to resist bank foreclosures and stay in their homes. Five new homeowners pledged Friday to fight the system and resist eviction with…
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Occupy Homes Takes Fight to MN Capitol and Nationwide

Occupy Homes activist Leslie Parks announced a rally that the Minnesota Coalition for a People's Bailout will hold on Jan. 24 at the Minnesota State Capitol to push for a…
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