• Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Rick Perry "Brothers" Up Herman Cain

    We watched the GOP debate last night, all of its glorious jaw-dropping moment after jaw-dropping moment. Analysis seems to indicate Rick Perry did better, but to us he came across as peevish, ill-prepared and flailing. In other words, like Rick Perry in a debate. We did love his criticism of Herma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Houston And Texas Letting Money For Low-Income Housing Go To Waste

    The feds gave Houston money to clean up foreclosed houses, but the money isn't being spent. ​According to a new report from a low income housing group, the City of Houston may have to repay millions of dollars in federal funds that were meant to clean up neighborhoods hit hardest by foreclosed hom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Moratorium Is Over, So Foreclosures Spike Locally

    Photo by Paul KnightHarris County is seeing the result of failed government efforts to fix the housing crisis by issuing 90-day moratoriums on foreclosures.July was the worst month for foreclosures in the county since the savings and loan debacle, just 73 properties short of the record month -- Octo ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    October 10, 2008

    Freddie Mac Helps Out Bankers (And A Couple Of Home Owners)

    File this under “Since you just got your ass kicked by Hurricane Ike, we’re gonna give you a break (kinda).” Freddie Mac has ordered its servicers to suspend all foreclosure sales on Freddie Mac properties until December 31, including mortgages that were in default prior to Hurricane Ike. (Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Silver Lining Huh?

    The U.S. Housing and urban Development Department has announced it won’t allow anyone to be foreclosed upon if they live in the areas affected by Hurricane Ike – at least not for now. HUD Secretary Steve Preston announced today that his agency will send disaster assistance of the sort that prov ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008

    Useless Protest

    Homeowners find the rules can change from county to county

  • News

    April 24, 2008

    Foreclosure Pets

    Dogs, cats and other household pets get left behind when owners are pushed out

  • News

    April 24, 2008

    Cleaning Up Foreclosed Homes After the Mortgage Crisis

    Junk haulers expand their business in the wake of evictees leaving behind houses in terrible condition

  • News

    May 17, 2007

    In the Sub-Prime of Life

    Homeowners complain that Litton Loan is quicker to foreclose than it needs to be