Launching the ACORN Home Savers Campaign in Memphis

ACORN Foreclosure Organizing

Memphis   After several days in Arkansas working with Vision Property Management owner-occupants from Jacksonville to West Memphis, the ACORN Home Savers Campaign was preparing to dive into Memphis. Of course, we wanted to follow up with Vision owner-occupants there, but we were also interested in some of the other large rent-to-own and contract purchase companies …

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And, if You Make it Through the Mortgage Maze, then There’s Insurance

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

Indianapolis  Saving money on the ticket I was flying out of Indianapolis and that meant joining the truck drivers and precious few others on the interstates and US highways in the middle of the night linking Detroit and Indianapolis, so I could beat the rain and make the plane. In one of our last meetings we …

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In Detroit Neighborhoods, Housing is the Center of Every Conversation

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

Detroit   It’s a good thing that we wanted to talk about housing in Detroit, because no matter the organization or the individual, invariably in Detroit the conversation comes back to housing. Despite all the talk, solutions are illusive, but efforts and ideas are bountiful. Although, maybe it depends on who you are. One person told …

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