Pandemic is Pushing Wall Street Suburbs and Home Garden Space

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans        Rumor or reality?  I wasn’t sure.  My daughter had heard from a real estate agent who specializes in New Orleans historic districts like the French Quarter, Marigny, Bywater, and elsewhere that, contrary to nationwide home sale collapses of 50% during the pandemic, …

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The Census and Contracts-for-Deed

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

Little Rock       One somewhat nagging problem the ACORN Home Savers Campaign has confronted over the last several years, especially when we looked at the frequency of “contracts-for-deed” was the lack of definitive data.  Sure, we knew in Detroit that more contracts-for-deed were being registered under real estate transfers in recent years than were any form …

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Land Contract Companies Settle Lawsuits in Cincinnati Without Celebrations

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues

New Orleans     In the more than a year that the ACORN Home Savers Campaign has built committees of owner-occupants in cities in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Georgia, and Tennessee to try to force companies to convert land contracts to ownership for the occupants, to renegotiate the terms, and bring homes up to standards, others …

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