BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/28/10
The battle is under way to put a moratorium on home forecloses in Minnesota. The first legislative hearing on an bill to put a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions began with a joint hearing by State Senate Economic Development and Housing Budget Division and Health and Housing and Family Security Committee, Jan. 27 at the Minnesota state capitol.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/16/10
Under the call of “Foreclose the war, not people’s homes,” more than 100 people joined a protest here to mark the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/22/09
Neighbors and supporters rallied at the home of Leslie Parks, Dec. 18, demanding an end to foreclosures and evictions. Parks has made it clear that she will not be foreclosed out of her home.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/09
In a preliminary order, a judge ruled that IndyMac must let Leslie Parks back into her home after she was illegally locked out during a blizzard.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/08/09
On the night of Dec. 8, in a freezing blizzard, Leslie Parks returned from her job to find that IndyMac/One West had changed the locks to her home.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/01/09
Supporters of Leslie Parks gathered at her home holding signs and banners, visible to rush hour traffic on the morning of Nov. 30. They demanded that IndyMac/One West Bank come to just settlement with the Parks family that allows Leslie Parks to keep her home.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/24/09
Friends, neighbors and supporters of Leslie Parks, a longtime resident of south Minneapolis who is facing foreclosure, gathered in front of her home Nov. 19, to demand that her mortgage holder - IndyMac - come to the table and reach an agreement that allows Parks to remain in her home.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/14/09
Over 50 people gathered at the home of Leslie Parks, Nov. 13, to declare solidarity for Leslie Parks and her mother as they fight foreclosure and eviction.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/28/09
More than 50 people gathered here, for an Oct. 28 mass community meeting to demand a moratorium or foreclosures and for protections for renters in foreclosed properties.