Drawing on her own experience as a previously unhoused person, the freshman lawmaker from Missouri demanded action on the CDC eviction moratorium before it expired Saturday night.
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Dr. Maya Rockeymoore – the head of Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, D.C.-based policy firm – said in a recent opinion piece that Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute whitewashed the Black agenda. Rockeymoore stated in her op-ed, “Amidst outrage about the Academy Awards whitewashing the Oscars, NBC News has managed to […]
The majority of Americans obtain wealth through homeownership. During the housing and foreclosure crisis, African-Americans lost 53 percent of all Black wealth as a result, and now the future of minority home ownership seems bleak as more and minorities are becoming renters instead of buyers. The Wall Street Journal recently reported: Last decade’s housing crisis […]
The National Association of Real Estate Brokers’ State of Housing In Black America Report revealed some very shocking statistics as it relates to homeownership in the African American community. Donnell Spivey and Andrea Hilliard Cooksey of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the homeownership crisis […]
A Las Vegas family is in custody after authorities found 61 marijuana plants growing in their foreclosed home. Fredrica Ballard and her family’s four-bedroom rental home is among 130 residents busted by police in the area this year. See also: Delois Blakely: ‘Sister Act’ Lawsuit Alleges Disney, Sony Stole Her Story See also: Travel Deal of the Week: […]
President Obama unveiled changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program in a campaign stop in Nevada yesterday. A city which has been hit hard by the housing crisis. Also read: When I Studied Abroad: Morocco Also read: Best Places to Travel Alone: Australia Also read: Travel Deal of the Week: San Juan, Puerto Rico HARP, […]
WASHINGTON — Seeking to circumvent congressional opposition, President Barack Obama will promote a series of executive branch steps aimed at jumpstarting the economy this week, beginning with new rules to make it easier for homeowners to refinance their mortgages. The White House said changes to the two-year-old Home Affordable Refinance Program will help homeowners with […]
Roland Martin talks with Secretary of Housing and Development, Shaun Donovan about the housing crisis, home foreclosures and the White House’s plan to confront the problem. TJMS: Sec. Shaun Donovan Discusses Home Foreclosure Crisis & White House Plans To Help Homeowners by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud
Despite claims of economic upturn, housing prices fell in March to their lowest point since the real estate bubble burst, new data says. Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index reports 12 of the 20 cities included in the data suffered new recession lows in March. The desire to own your own home, long a […]
The spate of foreclosures that led to the housing crisis was triggered by predatory lenders targeting poor minority neighborhoods, according to a new study cited by Reuters.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation’s toughest job markets.
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