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Take Back the Land: The Case for Eviction Defense

Here is the story of Leonard Spears.  After remodeling his home with little money and a lot of hard work, a brief lack of income forced him into foreclosure.  Wells Fargo refused to negotiate a modification on his mortgage and then produced fraudulent documents, all to force him out of his home.  Leonard intends to […]

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Take Back the Land – Housing Liberation

As part of our housing campaign, we work directly with, and in support of, the Take Back the Land Rochester movement.  Using direct action, Take Back the Land both supports people defending their homes against unjust foreclosures and evictions as well as supports the liberation of empty, bank-owned homes so that homeless families can live […]

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Housing is a Human Right March

In October the Metro Justice Housing Committee called for the Housing Is a Human Right March as a culmination of the demand for a moratorium on bank foreclosure related evictions!  Together with Take Back the Land Rochester, and a slew of supporting organizations, we gathered together, rallied, marched, and spoke to council about what it […]

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