On the frontlines of the foreclosure crisis

Robert Garcia says more and more families are coming to his agency every day for help in their battle to keep their homes.

Garcia is executive director of Southwest Neighborhood Housing Services, a statewide homeowner assistance agency located in Albuquerque.

Watch the interview with Garcia

Over the past year, Garcia said he’s seen a shocking increase in the number of families signing up for foreclosure prevention counseling. Continue reading

Intimidation

Folks, this is as dirty and shameful as it gets.

The Republican Party of Macomb County, Michigan announced this week that it is embarking on a concerted, coordinated effort to prevent people with home foreclosures from exercising their Constitutional right to vote.

Lovely.

Poll taxes. Literacy tests. Home foreclosure lists. What a legacy!

Like no other state, Michigan has felt the full brunt of the national economic recession. There are hundreds of home foreclosures every day – every day – throughout Michigan and the unemployment rate is the absolute highest in the country. In a state reeling from recession, Macomb County is the worst of the worst.

Talk about kicking people when they are down. The actions of the Macomb County Republican Party are simply deplorable.