OccupyHomes Rallies Around Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

http://truth-out.org/news/item/17579-occupyhomes-rallies-around-citizens-facing-foreclosure

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Retired postal clerk Jaymie Kelly of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is holding onto her home by a thread, despite having paid five times its value in ballooning monthly payments. She received a letter from the attorney general dated in May agreeing to delay eviction for 30 days past her redemption period, which expired April 24. The next day Freddie Mac filed an eviction summons, and shortly thereaftershe appeared in court with representatives from activist group OccupyHomes Minneapolis (OHM), which managed to convince Freddie Mac’s attorney to back off temporarily.

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