Wells Fargo Forecloses On Homeowner For Making Early Mortgage Payments

By: Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:15 am

As Occupy Our Homes demonstrates at the Department of Justice the fraudclosure crisis continues unabated. A Florida family man who not only made his mortgage payments on time but made payments early faces foreclosure by Wells Fargo. The explanation for initiating the foreclosure proceedings by Wells Fargo is nothing short of amazing and offers a [...]

Occupy Our Homes Activists Arrested At Justice Department Headquarters

By: Tuesday May 21, 2013 11:14 am

Members of one of Occupy Wall Street’s offshoots, Occupy Our Homes, were arrested Monday and Tuesday demonstrating outside the headquarters of the Department of Justice in Washington. According to Washington police the protesters attempted to enter the building. About 100 protesters with groups called the Home Defenders League and Occupy Our Homes marched on the [...]

Occupy Our Homes Marks First Anniversary With National Day of Action

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 10:25 am

One of the more refreshing developments of the past couple years has been the Occupy Our Homes movement, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street. For the past year, activists have directly challenged the banks and defended homeowners facing foreclosure, consistently chalking up victories in the form of sustainable modifications. Thursday’s Occupy Our Homes’ anniversary, and [...]

Occupy Our Homes Movement Works to Save Retired Police Detective’s Home in Atlanta

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 6:18 am

Harlan County USA, happens when the striking coal miners head to Wall Street – in their hardhats – to picket the publicly traded corporation that has failed to respond to their demands. One of the coal miners engages in conversation with one of the cops on hand for crowd control. And the cop starts asking [...]

Activists Still Come Together for Foreclosure Victims

By: Friday May 25, 2012 1:01 pm

Despite the charred landscape that is the current housing market, despite the suffering borne by families all over the country, the last few years have provided a glimmer of hope that people of like circumstances have not turned their backs on each other, that they are working together for progress. And sometimes, they make it. [...]

Occupy Our Homes Reveals Another Success for Direct Action Against Foreclosure

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 6:58 am

Accountability has begun to wane for the crimes of the mortgage industry. They just extinguished some of their liability in an inadequate settlement. Bank of America won an appeal to move a venue for another settlement, this time with investors over mortgage-backed securities claims, that helps assure passage of that settlement (the new venue’s judge [...]

Occupy Our Homes Protests Focus on Taking Vacant Properties

By: Wednesday December 7, 2011 9:35 am

Yesterday’s Occupy Our Homes demonstration was very successful, with events in over 20 cities. Here’s an example of a “home liberation.” The operation to occupy a vacant foreclosed home in Brooklyn on behalf of a homeless family from New York City appears to be a success. The front door of the two-story brick house on [...]

Occupy Our Homes: Today the Foreclosure Crisis Moves to the Top of the Agenda

By: Tuesday December 6, 2011 6:18 am

I’ve been covering the foreclosure crisis for a long time, and for most of that period, it was a lonely backwater. It’s harder than you would think to get the traditional media interested in the systematic theft of homes. But at least for one day, the nation’s attention may move to this sad circumstance. In [...]

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