NCLR’s Home Rescue Fair: Feeling the Pain

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The number of US households threatened with the loss of their homes increased 15 percent over the first half of 2009. That’s according to CA-based RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosure filings nationwide. In Illinois, more than 63,500 foreclosures were filed in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metropolitan area from January through June, 30 percent higher than the same period […]

America’s Xmas Present to the Poor and the Victims of Hurricane Katrina

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The New Orleans Police used tasers and tear gas to repress protesters who were trying to enter a City Council meeting where a plan was approved to demolish thousands of low-income homes in that city affected by Hurricane Katrina. By a 7-0 vote, City Council voted unanimously for a plan which will demolish the four […]