FNMA Opens a Crack in the Predatory Land Contracts Wall

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New Orleans   Fresh off our meeting and work in Detroit, the Home Savers Campaign got a break. In response to Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings complaints about Vision Property Management, the national rent-to-own operation’s lack of cooperation with him and his committee, symbolized by the lead poisoning of children living in one of their contracted properties, …

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Alternative Mortgage Lending Tiptoeing Around a Broker-based Implosion – Again!

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New Orleans   In the 2008 Great Recession, fingers pointed wildly in all directions and in some cases in little Taliban caves around the country they are still doing so, and trying to play the blame game at the expense of the victims. One of the more troubling terms to emerge from those terrible days …

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Predatory Lenders Making American Nightmares From American Dreams

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Greenville   Here’s a guest blog run on the workingclassstudies.wordpress.com blog for Working-Class Perspectives shepherded by Professors Sherry Linkton of Georgetown University and John Russo, Visiting Scholar of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and Working Poor at Georgetown, and formerly of Youngstown State University in Ohio. Posted on May 1, 2017 by Working-Class Perspectives Yes, Donald …

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