DC Day of Action on Fannie and Freddie

Here are some news stories from the recent Day of Action on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that took place in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 30th.

Warren Demands HUD Curb Sales of Sour Mortgage Loans to Private Equity. Bloomberg, Sept 30, 2015 By Cheyenne Hopkins and Heather Perlberg

Hedge Funds: The Ultimate Absentee Landlords.
The American Prospect, Sept 29, 2015 By Peter Dreier & Aditi Sen

Elizabeth Warren protests sale of distressed home loans to Wall Street.
AlJazeera America, September 30, 2015

Hedge Funds Keep Winning Government Auctions to Buy Single Family Homes. Elizabeth Warren is Crying Foul. Think Progress, Sept 30, 2015 By Alan Pyke

Elizabeth Warren is on the Hunt Again. Washington Post, Sept 30, 2015 By Dana Milbank

FHFA to housing protesters:  Neighborhood stabilization is shared priority. Housing Wire, Sept 30, 2015 By Trey Garrison

Elizabeth Warren Leads Protest of Agency NPL Practices. DS News, Sept 30, 2015

Senator Elizabeth Warren to Join Call to Alter Sales of Distressed Loans. New York Times, Sept 30, 2015 By Matthew Goldstein


The Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a coalition of over 60 housing counseling agencies, legal services groups, social service agencies, and community-based social action groups that have joined together to address the foreclosure crisis in Massachusetts. MAAPL collects and distributes timely information on the foreclosure crisis and its effects to the public and to its member groups, drafts and supports legislation that provides important protections to homeowners and tenants facing foreclosure and eviction, documents the impact of the foreclosure crisis on local communities, networks with related organizations throughout the Commonwealth, and provides tools and information to help people navigate the legal system and advocate on their own behalf more effectively when challenging a foreclosure or eviction in court
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