From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, by Chester Hartman, Gregory D. Squires

By Chester Hartman, Gregory D. Squires

Famous reasonable housing and reasonable lending activists and organizers learn the results of the recent wave of reasonable housing activism generated via Occupy Wall highway protests and the various successes completed in reasonable housing and reasonable lending through the years. The ebook unearths the constraints of advocacy efforts and the demanding situations that stay. most sensible instructions for destiny motion are dropped at mild through employees of reasonable housing corporations, reasonable housing lawyers, neighborhood and hard work organizers, and students who've researched social justice organizing and advocacy activities. The e-book is written for common curiosity and educational audiences.

Contributors tackle the foreclosures main issue, entry to credits in a altering industry, and the immoral dangers of massive banks. They study possibilities in collective bargaining to be had to householders and the way low-income and minority families have been denied entry to traditionally low domestic costs and rates of interest. Authors query the effectiveness of litigation to uphold the reasonable Housing Act’s promise of nondiscriminatory domestic loans and ask how the shopper monetary safety Bureau is assuring reasonable lending. in addition they examine the place immigrants stand, housing as a human correct, and techniques for development a movement.

Chester Hartman is an city planner, educational, writer of greater than twenty books, and director of analysis for the Poverty & Race study motion Council.

Gregory Squires is a professor of sociology, public coverage, and public management at George Washington collage and consultant to the loo Marshall legislation institution reasonable Housing felony help Center.

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