Using Local Property Taxes to Push Hospitals on Charity Care

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

New Orleans      John Bouman, the President of the Sargent Shriver Poverty Law Center based in Chicago was my guest on Wade’s World recently on KABF/FM talking about a number of subjects but especially the handles for pushing nonprofit hospitals to provide care for lower income families as part of their nonprofit status and especially their federal …

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Soft Case for Home Ownership: Forced Savings/Low Interest Rates

Citizen Wealth Community Organizing Financial Justice Foreclosure Ideas and Issues

New Orleans        Dueling columns in the Times smashed the drunken or doped spin of the Realtors Association trying to claim that the housing market was “back” and in the “Your Money” section made a soft and shrugging case for home ownership: “Indeed, many people who are buying at the moment are locking in mortgage …

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