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Fighting 'Unconstitutional Foreclosures' in Motor City - DSNews.com


DSNews.com

Fighting 'Unconstitutional Foreclosures' in Motor City
DSNews.com
A grassroots organization calling itself the Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures has lobbed a grenade into the heart of Motor City. The report accuses the City of Detroit, Michigan, of inflating property tax assessments for low-income ...


Study: Bad assessments prompt 10K Detroit foreclosures - The Detroit News


The Detroit News

Study: Bad assessments prompt 10K Detroit foreclosures
The Detroit News
One in 10 Detroit tax foreclosures between 2011 and 2015 were caused by the city's admittedly inflated property assessments, a study by two Chicago professors has concluded. Over-assessments causing foreclosure were concentrated in the city's lowest ...


"Make it right": Coalition wants reparations for Detroit's "unconstitutional foreclosures" - Michigan Radio


Michigan Radio

"Make it right": Coalition wants reparations for Detroit's "unconstitutional foreclosures"
Michigan Radio
Some researchers, led by Illinois Institute of Technology and visiting Wayne State University law professor Bernadette Atuahene, say that massive foreclosure sweep was caused in part by Detroit over-assessing many of its properties, especially the ...


Waters introduces bill to increase FHFA foreclosure oversight - HousingWire


HousingWire

Waters introduces bill to increase FHFA foreclosure oversight
HousingWire
“Mortgage servicers play a critical role in determining whether homeowners experiencing financial hardships will be forced out of their homes,” Waters said. “However, despite the lessons learned during the foreclosure crisis, we continue to uncover ...


12 housing markets where foreclosures are picking back up - National Mortgage News


National Mortgage News

12 housing markets where foreclosures are picking back up
National Mortgage News
A foreclosure start is measured as the first notice the borrower received from the servicer. Depending on the state, that could be a notice of default, a lis pendens (which is a written notice that states a lawsuit has been filed concerning real estate ...

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