[act-ma] Fwd: blockade list - 3 foreclusure vigils Wed Feb 9
gmoke at world.std.com
Sun Feb 6 11:17:08 PST 2011
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> City Life/Vida Urbana continues to fight foreclosures and corporate
> greed. Will you help them beat back the bank attack!
> From: M Griffiths <mgriffiths at clvu.org>
> Date: February 5, 2011 12:05:59 PM EST
> To: M Griffiths <mgriffiths at clvu.org>
> Subject: blockade list - 3 vigils Wed Feb 9
> 3 Vigils, 3 family homes, in 1 evening, around 1 common theme…Come
> join in the fight!!
> Wednesday Feb. 9th (details below)
> What will happen? There will be 2 vigils at 5:30.
> Half hour vigil in Dorchester: The Rodriguez family
> 52 McLellan St. (off Blue Hill Ave). 5:30 to 6 pm. We leave at 6 pm.
> Half hour vigil in Mattapan: The Marks Family
> 265 Itasca St. (off Cummins Hwy). 5:30 to 6 pm. We leave at 6 pm
> We will then gather in Mattapan Sq. at 6 (corner of River and Blue
> Hill) and do a candlelight march at 6:30 pm to the 3rd home.
> Candlelight vigil in Milton: The Beliard family
> 21-23 Austin St. (off Rt. 138, just outside of Mattapan
> Common theme: BCC made offer and the bank wants more. GREED is no
> reason to EVICT!
> Our demands:
> Ø Let the families stay and pay rent. Sell occupied. If
> someone buys who signs affidavit they want to move in, we will move.
> Ø If you can’t get a purchase and sale, then sell to BCC!
> Ø OR, Refinance the loan at the real value and take a share of
> any increased appreciation.
> The Rodriguez family. Eligible for a new mortgage.
> BCC offered 225 but Greentree wants 275.
> The Marks family. Eligible for new mortgage.
> GMAC took it back at 166, BCC offered 133 and they want 197! (shame
> on them!)
> The Beliard family. Eligible for a new mortgage
> BCC offered Midfirst (US Bank) 300 and they want 375
> Enough is Enough!! We are determined to stop these evictions. The
> Beliard’s may face the soonest eviction. We will block this eviction
> if necessary.
> THIS IS SILLY……WHY NOT JUST TAKE THE RENT!
> Other cases where we did protests in the last few months
> Dumerant – vigil in Everett in September
> A new owner bought from the bank and began a new
> eviction. The Dumerants have offered to buy out the investor at the
> price they paid plus a little bit more. We are waiting for the
> Barzola – vigil in Randolph in October
> Fannie Mae stopped the eviction and was considering
> taking rent. Fannie has now rejected taking their rent. We may
> plan further actions against Fannie
> Lebrun – vigil in Stoughton in November
> Bank of America originally refused to negotiate with BCC
> until the Lebrun’s were evicted. After our vigil, they began
> negotiating. The Lebrun’s are now getting their house back!!
> Pierre – vigil, several auction protests, march to Sovereign – Nov.
> to January
> Sovereign agreed on a price with BCC but attached the
> condition that the Pierre’s could not rebuy. After several rallies
> and protests at FOUR auctions, the auctions have been cancelled.
> Apparently Sovereign will resume negotiations.
> St. Simon – 2 vigils and 2 eviction blockades in Hyde Park
> After the last eviction blockade Jan. 27, the eviction
> was put off. The Bank must now go to court to renew their
> execution. We will oppose
> Other auction protests
> Other auction protests in the last few months have resulted in (1)
> postponments of the auction, (2) sale to the bank, or (3) sale to
> BCC. There have been no sales to investors who would seek eviction.
> Thanks in advance for your commitment and support.
> In solidarity,
> peace, love and unity
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