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Community Government

The Housing Crisis Hits Rural America

For years now, urban areas in America have felt the pressure of the housing crisis. Cost of living has climbed steadily across the board, while wages remain stagnant. Gentrification has been pushing people out of their once-affordable homes, further and further away from the city. However, the struggle of finding an affordable, safe place to […]

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Bank of America Lied to Customers

Bank of America Lied to Homeowners and Rewarded Foreclosures, Former Employees Say by Paul Kiel, ProPublica Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners seeking loan modifications, denied their applications for made-up reasons, and were rewarded for sending homeowners to foreclosure, according to sworn statements by former bank employees. The employee statements were filed late […]