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"Make it right": Coalition wants reparations for Detroit's "unconstitutional foreclosures" - Michigan Radio


Michigan Radio

"Make it right": Coalition wants reparations for Detroit's "unconstitutional foreclosures"
Michigan Radio
Some researchers, led by Illinois Institute of Technology and visiting Wayne State University law professor Bernadette Atuahene, say that massive foreclosure sweep was caused in part by Detroit over-assessing many of its properties, especially the ...


Study: Bad assessments prompt 10K Detroit foreclosures - The Detroit News


The Detroit News

Study: Bad assessments prompt 10K Detroit foreclosures
The Detroit News
One in 10 Detroit tax foreclosures between 2011 and 2015 were caused by the city's admittedly inflated property assessments, a study by two Chicago professors has concluded. Over-assessments causing foreclosure were concentrated in the city's lowest ...


Grass-roots organization fighting 'unconstitutional foreclosures' in Detroit - WXYZ


WXYZ

Grass-roots organization fighting 'unconstitutional foreclosures' in Detroit
WXYZ
DETROIT (WXYZ) - A grass-roots organization is calling out the city of Detroit over what they say were unconstitutional foreclosures. The Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures say many low-income homeowners were unjustly targeted with ...

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Study: One in 10 Detroit Foreclosures Due to Over-Assessments - National Mortgage Professional Magazine


National Mortgage Professional Magazine

Study: One in 10 Detroit Foreclosures Due to Over-Assessments
National Mortgage Professional Magazine
... Christopher Berry, a professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, determined that the over-assessments that created the foreclosures were mostly concentrated among the city's lowest valued homes, which sold for less than ...


12 housing markets where foreclosures are picking back up - National Mortgage News


National Mortgage News

12 housing markets where foreclosures are picking back up
National Mortgage News
A foreclosure start is measured as the first notice the borrower received from the servicer. Depending on the state, that could be a notice of default, a lis pendens (which is a written notice that states a lawsuit has been filed concerning real estate ...

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