Squatting 101

For those of you struggling to keep your homes, here is a post you need to bookmark, read and respond to!

Check these out, also:

http://stuartjeannebramhall.com/2014/12/29/new-hope-for-underwater-borrowers-2/ and http://stuartjeannebramhall.com/2014/07/04/how-to-stop-a-foreclosure/

The Most Revolutionary Act

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(Another post based on my research for A Rebel Comes of Age – with specific advice on how to stop your bank from foreclosing on you. A new ruling in US bankruptcy court means that roughly half the foreclosures which have occurred since 2008 are illegal.)

Squatting is becoming increasingly common with the worsening recession and continuing foreclosures and evictions. The foreclosure crisis has many US cities with whole blocks and neighborhoods of abandoned homes (which are quickly stripped of their plumbing and electrical fixtures). The problem turns out to be extremely expensive, both due to plummeting property values and tax take and higher crime rates and demand for (police and fire) services (see). Thus it’s no surprise that the city of San Diego recently sued Bank of America to stop foreclosures in their city. Prior to their recent bankruptcy proceedings, Detroit was paying people to move into abandoned…

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