Category Archives: Housing

UPDATED: Modifications, not Bonuses!

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Take a look as NYCC Members enjoy the day’s positively balmy Spring weather to tell Chase our neighborhoods need loan modifications, not foreclosures!  Jumaane Williams stopped by, so did Minister Patricia Malcolm; all joining together to tell Chase, your way … Continue reading

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Been down so long…

It’s nobody’s ideal situation to be counted part of the “working poor”.  Still, as we all know, bad things happen to good people and especially in this economy we’ve all had friends and neighbors lose their jobs, lose their homes, … Continue reading

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It takes a Village To Stand Up To JP Morgan Chase

How do you get a major bank like JP Morgan Chase to listen? What do the thousands of New York homeowners, the majority of whom are African American and Latino, who have been pleading for mortgage modifications to avoid foreclosure, … Continue reading

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Lost a neighbor due to foreclosure? You’re not alone.

NY-1’s running a story that the City’s foreclosure rate is highest in East New York and Starrett City, followed closely by Jamaica, Queens.  We at NYCC have been leading the effort to stop these foreclosures, and keep our neighbors and … Continue reading

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East New York Housing Roundup

Life is hard enough, then you need to find a place to live… Two tales from East New York’s housing scene, and one interesting vision of the future.  

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Chase-ing bad banks out of our neighborhood

We already didn’t like Chase because of their deceptive lending practices and their habit of foreclosing on our neighbors in lieu of modifying their mortgages.  Here’s a few more reasons why we’d like to tell Chase to take a hike. … Continue reading

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NYCC Members Fight Foreclosures

Check out coverage of our campaign to force Chase to modify mortgages for hard working families: New York Times New York Observer

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