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Andrew Perez

Some Jobless Facing Eviction After Loss Of Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two months after Congress dropped long-term unemployment insurance, some of the people who lost benefits say they're now facin...

Ode to Rastafari: Stop Eviction of Rastafari from Pinnacle Ancestral Grounds!

Jasmine Rand | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Jasmine Rand

As the epicenter and birthplace of the Rastafari faith and movement, Pinnacle provided refuge and promoted self-reliance to Blacks in Jamaica at a time when they were relegated to second-class citizenry.

First Ever Crappy Awards Target SF's Tech Industry

Turnstyle | Posted 04.12.2014 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

by Nishat Kurwa (@nishatjaan) Inspired by the sly tradition of the Razzie Awards, which commemorate the worst of Hollywood, San Francisco fair housin...

How to Handle a Dispute With Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

The more detail you can muster, the more tools you give the landlord to fix the problem. Records also show that you mean business, and it starts a paper trail in case you need to take additional measures.

On Names, Faces, and Mottos of My University

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Though I declare unequivocal admiration for our institution, I am troubled, nonetheless, by some longstanding issues that I cannot seem to reconcile revolving on a name, symbols, and a motto.

A Treasured New York Icon Fights to Survive: New York Theatre Ballet Evicted

Carla Escoda | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The beloved New York Theatre Ballet is losing its home after 34 years, its impending demise another reminder that this world capital of arts and culture has become inhospitable to all but the behemoths.

Sherry Hernandez: Stuck in the Revolving Door

Joel Sucher | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Sherry's story follows an all too familiar trajectory and one that any homeowner who's had the misfortune of dealing with nobody's-favorite-mortgage-company, Countrywide Financial, can relate to.

When You Can't Just 'Pass Go and Collect $200': Minimum Wage and Affordable Housing

Amy L. Freeman | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Amy L. Freeman

Some years ago, when my daughter was maybe 8 years old, she took part in a social services workshop at religious school. I was one of the moms lurking in the background while another woman ran the show.

Standing up Against Forced Evictions: How Slum Dwellers Are Fighting Back

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Rising property values lead developers and government officials to abruptly displace slum dwellers, often without proper notice, legal standing, or reimbursement.

Lauryn Hill Settles Eviction Dispute

Posted 06.06.2013 | Black Voices

After being issued an eviction lawsuit from her New Jersey landlord in April, Lauryn Hill has reportedly responded to the dispute by vacating the prop...

LOOK: 10 Most Horrifying Things Landlords Have Done

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business

First of all, just the word is off-putting: landlord. Many of us urban-dwellers don't have any land. And the person who charges above market rate for ...

OCC's Magical Mystery Foreclosure Review

Joel Sucher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Quicker than you can say Office of the Comptroller of the Currency the Obama administration's promise to do justice for over four million foreclosed homeowners has evaporated into the could-have-been ether.

For Earl Favre, Hurricane Katrina Was Bad, But Freddie Mac May Be Worse

Home Defenders League | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Home Defenders League

For the next several weeks, HuffPost will be cross-posting "Foreclosure Horror Stories" from the Home Defenders League's "100 Stories Of What Wall Str...

Evicted For Cancer?

| Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER EAST SIDE — An Upper East Side real estate broker and cancer survivor was harassed by her lan...

Michael McLaughlin

Widow Sues Sheriff For Letting 'Military Freak' Kill Husband

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Crime

Sheriff's deputies trying to evict a California man believed to be armed and unstable didn't warn the locksmith hired to pick the lock of the man's se...

Indigenous Squatters Resists Eviction In Brazil

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 01.14.2013 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Police in riot gear surrounded a settlement of indigenous people next to Rio de Janeiro's storied Maracana stadium on Saturday, prep...

Lucia Graves

Florida Grandmother Describes 'Emotional Roller Coaster' Eviction Process

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

On a Thursday evening three years ago, Sandra McCutchen found an eviction notice stuck to the door of her Miami rental apartment. The following day, s...

Lucia Graves

Renters Often Forgotten Victims Of Foreclosure Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

A key law that has prevented millions of low-income tenants from becoming homeless is set to expire at the end of the 113th Congress, kicking off what...

Chinese Land Expropriation: Kung Fu, Rockets and Evictions

John Wagner Givens | Posted 02.11.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

All over China, local governments expropriate farm land from peasants and homes from urban residents, and in many cases, the land is then sold on to developers. Not surprisingly, this has resulted in some extreme, and extremely awesome, efforts to resist expropriation.

Pre-existing Evictions - Community Activists Try to Stop Banks From Foreclosing on Cancer Victims

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

Wells Fargo Bank and US Bank have chosen to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by trying to evict breast cancer survivors from their homes.

Below the Fold: Wells Fargo Thumbs its Nose at Judge and Evicts Anyway

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business
Richard Zombeck

The latest example of Wells Fargo thumbing its nose at the courts and using law enforcement to carry out its dirty work is the case of Niko Black, a 37-year-old Mescalero Apache woman, suffering from a rare and terminal form of cancer.

Evander Holyfield's Unable To Avoid Foreclosure On $14 Million Mansion

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

Evander Holyfield's in trouble again, and it has nothing to do with Mike Tyson this time. The former heavyweight champion has proven unable to avoi...

Woman Claims Citi Wrongly, Forcibly Evicted Her From Her Home

Posted 06.23.2012 | Business

One Texas woman is claiming she was forcibly removed from her home by police, even though she’s kept current on her mortgage. Bea Humi was evict...

'They Came To My Home Like I Was A Drug Dealer'

AlterNet | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

Four generations of a Georgia family were evicted at gunpoint by dozens of sheriffs and deputies at 3am last week in an Atlanta suburb. The eyebrow-ra...

Guards Brandishing Tasers Reportedly Evict Residents, Steal Naked Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

Here's another reason not to leave naked pictures lying around. Private security guards toting tasers allegedly forced nine residents of a Sacrame...