Forclosure Crisis
Forclosure Crisis
  • Rosemary Williams turns down $5,000 offer to leave home
    A Minneapolis woman who refuses to leave her foreclosed home has turned down a $5,000 offer from GMAC Mortgage to leave the home by noon Tuesday.August 11, 2009
  • Williams vows to stay in her home despite eviction order
    A Minneapolis woman who has refused to leave her foreclosed house spoke publicly today from her front porch, vowing to remain in the house despite being ordered to leave yesterday by Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies.August 8, 2009
  • Williams ordered to leave foreclosed home; supporters vow to stay
    A Minneapolis woman who has publicly refused to leave her foreclosed house was ordered to leave the property this afternoon by Hennepin County sheriff's deputies. But a group of supporters is in the house and has vowed to stay despite the order.August 7, 2009
  • Lawsuit seeks to block home foreclosures in Minn.
    The lawsuit claims a new federal program that's meant to help struggling homeowners refinance their mortgages fails to give them proper notice of why they've been rejected, or the right to appeal.July 28, 2009
  • Foreclosure tough on single women
    Foreclosure is a scary proposition for any family. But for single people, who don't have a spouse's income or emotional support to tap, saving a home from foreclosure can be especially tough.June 16, 2009
  • Metro home market shows improvement
    Twin Cities housing statistics are showing some signs of improvement, according to area realtor associations. But experts say the numbers do not necessarily suggest the region's housing market is getting healthier.June 10, 2009
  • Congress takes steps to reform lending
    Despite some glimmers of hope in the economy, the foreclosure crisis continues. One million new foreclosures have been filed so far in 2009. Midmorning looks at efforts to reform mortgage lending practices.Midmorning, June 5, 2009
  • Metro housing market improves in April
    The Twin Cities housing market continues to show signs of improvement, with home sales going up by 7 percent in April.May 12, 2009
  • Why foreclosure help isn't working
    Following the failed HOPE for Homeowners program, President Obama has introduced a new plan to give mortgage lenders incentives to lower borrowers' costs on second mortgages. A look at what works and what doesn't to prevent foreclosures.Midmorning, April 29, 2009
  • McKnight money to help foreclosure crisis
    The Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation said today it's giving $10 million to help communities recover from the foreclosure crisis.April 28, 2009
  • Education is key to preventing another foreclosure crisis
    The demand for first-time homebuyer classes is up sharply as people move to buy up the cheap foreclosures saturating the market.April 26, 2009
  • Las Vegas is 'Foreclosure City'
    "Foreclosure City" is a new documentary from American RadioWorks about what's happening to the American Dream in Las Vegas, the city with the nation's highest home foreclosure rate.Midday, April 23, 2009
  • One in 20 metro-area homes suffer double-digit declines
    The study shows that nearly 95 percent of homes in the Twin Cities metro area have shown more modest price declines, averaging just 3.9 percent.March 20, 2009
  • New scam threatens struggling homeowners
    Authorities say scam artists are showing up, promising to save the homes of desperate homeowners. Instead, they can leave their victims in even worse shape.March 18, 2009
  • Lawmakers consider bill to help homeowners avoid foreclosure
    A new bill being considered by state lawmakers would force lenders to negotiate with struggling homeowners to avoid foreclosure.March 10, 2009

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