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Songstress Beyoncé is providing families facing housing insecurity with $5,000 grants.


"The rent is too damn high," and more of us are being forced to pay it.

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The recent headlines on America’s housing situation paint a rosy picture. Home prices are rising. Housing stock is dropping. And even cities like Las Vegas and Phoenix that got crushed in the housing downturn are seeing home sales bounce back. But these bits of good news bring little joy after reading the new book “A […]

On the advice of their realtor, Jean and Angelica Kalonji went to their new home to change the locks and were held at gunpoint by neighbors, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. SEE ALSO: Why We Shouldn’t Look Away From War Photos The Kalonjis had recently closed on the foreclosed home and were working on it, […]

West coast rap legend Jayo Feleony is under investigation by  authorities for allegedly squatting in a foreclosed mansion in the Hollywood Hills. Residents of the the neighborhood claim the rapper illegally entered the property and has since disturbed the community with his loud music and rampant marijuana smoking, which neighbors say they can smell from […]

It seemed like another regular day in the life of the Mack family.  It was Saturday morning, and my mother had just cooked breakfast for my brother and me.  After cleaning the apartment, it was time for her to take us on the normal Saturday errands.  The post office, the dry cleaners, and the grocery […]

By: Trisha Ocona Francis While tens of thousands of Americans are losing their homes to foreclosure every day and the unemployment rate still remains high, many middle-class American homeowners have asked the question, “Where is my bailout?” Well, our voices have not fallen on deaf ears.  Thousands of homeowners will finally have access to the […]

WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration announced Thursday that adjustments will be made to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), requiring services to extend the forbearance period for unemployed homeowners from 3 months to 12 months, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Expected to become a standard for the mortgage industry, these adjustments […]

Minnesota– Prince almost suffered what many Americans have gone through when his house went into foreclosure and he stepped up and paid the mortgage in full. The property reportedly fell into foreclosure after he allegedly failed to keep up with mortgage payments Read more at EURWeb RELATED:

California — First the Fatboys break-up, and now this. TMZ is reporting that Jermaine Jackson, older brother of the late, legendary Michael Jackson, may bring in 2011 homeless. Jackson’s 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom Calabasas home is set to be sold for a minimum bid of $2,184,233 January 21st on the steps of a Pomona, Calif., […]

LOS ANGELES — Police arrested 22 demonstrators who blocked entry to a downtown Chase bank branch Thursday to protest what they said were unfair home foreclosures. The demonstrators, which included homeowners facing foreclosure, community advocates and labor leaders, silently allowed officers to bind their wrists behind their backs with plastic restraints and guide them into […]

Thomas Pridgeon had been faced with losing his home since 2009, when New York-based BNY Mellon filed an action against him in Cook County Court.