“After the bubble burst” | Reveal | A podcast that features a Home Savers Campaign Organizing Committee member!

The Home Savers Campaign is delighted to hear the investigative report that Reveal has done on land contract sales in Detroit with our Organizing Committee member Stevenna Dobson and the podcast’s deeper look into Trump’s friend and advisor Tom Barrack and his investment into the foreclosure crisis. “Michigan Radio’s Sarah Hulett brings listeners to ground […]

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Winning!After Complaints, Fannie Mae Will Stop Selling Homes to Vision Property – The New York Times

“One of the biggest firms in the rent-to-own home business is now on the federal government’s do-not-sell list. Fannie Mae, the government-controlled mortgage finance giant, said on Tuesday that it had stopped selling properties to the firm, Vision Property Management, after conducting a review of the firm’s rent-to-own program, which operates in more than a […]

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Our meeting gets press in Detroit!

Activists hope to mobilize victims of predatory housing deals “This group has already canvassed neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, Akron and Youngstown, talking to people who bought homes on land contracts. They found lots of folks who had no idea they’d signed deals with predatory terms that make it difficult to ever actually own the house. “The […]

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Group to bid on large swath of Detroit properties

Prentice and his Home Team colleagues contend they have a plan to solve one of Detroit’s biggest problems: stopping the hemorrhaging of home foreclosures from unpaid property taxes. The group wants the right to buy thousands of northwest properties before they end up in the tax auction, which it will then work to fix up […]

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