JP Morgan Chase has settled a class action suit for violating the nearly 70 year old Servicemembers’ Civil Relief ActSCRA which states that even when legal and in states that don’t require it, only a judge can authorize a foreclosure and only after a hearing where military members are represented
[Also applies to evictions]
The same mad ordinances supposedly conceived to keep sex offenders away from children had funneled nine of them into a trailer park teeming with children. Of course, these were poor children, many of them undocumented, who didn’t matter so much.
The 7th Circuit affirmed the ruling, but on independent grounds. Curlin could not reasonably expect privacy once he had been served notice of eviction, the three-judge panel found
via Courthouse News Service.
Whether a tenant has filed for bankruptcy before or after an eviction judgment affects the steps a landlord must take to regain possession of the rental unit.
via – Real Estate.
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. today joined Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Ally Financial’s GMAC Mortgage Unit in stopping mortgage foreclosures and evictions for a month so it can review whether documents it submitted to courts complied with state laws.
A local resident surnamed Liu said four notices with bullets attached were posted on their residential buildings’ walls in July, saying that each resident who refuses to move out by the end of July will receive a gift from the company – a bullet.“We reported it to the police. They took away the bullets, but haven’t given us any answer yet,” Liu told China Daily on Monday over the phone.
via therealestatebloggers .
According to a Harvard University study that looked at local eviction records, the influx of federal stimulus money to help stem homelessness coincided with 836 fewer evictions filed in Milwaukee County from August 2009 to March 2010, compared with the same period the previous year.
Walking through the vacated apartment this week — her first look inside the rental in more than a year — Cook saw the holes in walls, the ruined carpet, the accumulated bathroom filth and then reflected on the landlord-tenant battle she calls the worst experience of her life.
“It’s amazing she could live like this,” said Cook, who fluctuated between disgust and tears during a tour of the apartment Wednesday morning.