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Occupy Birmingham Helps Stop Bank of America Foreclosure

by: mooncat

Tue May 29, 2012 at 09:30:00 AM CDT

A success story for Occupy Birmingham and the Ward family ...


The Ward family always made their payments on time.  They were the victim of fraud on the part of their real estate agent, but B of A was going to take their house anyway.  It's called wrongful foreclosure -- the homeowners hold up their end of the bargain but someone else in the long financial instrument chain drops the ball. 

Last winter Occupy Birmingham stepped in, raised the profile of this case and now B of A has worked out a deal with the Wards.  The paperwork is being cleared up and Maurita and Steven Ward are thrilled to be able to make mortgage payments on their home.

Caring, involved people are making a difference, one family at a time.

mooncat :: Occupy Birmingham Helps Stop Bank of America Foreclosure
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Yay! (4.00 / 1)
I love it when "ordinary people" get involved and it has "extraordinary" results! Kudos to the folks at Occupy Birmingham!

I've got three tools in my arsenal: my voice, my wallet, and my vote.

Followup article? (4.00 / 1)

The linked article just talked about the situation, but says nothing about the wonderful resolution.  Is there an update available?

derp (4.00 / 1)
Never mind.  #EmilyLitella

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