Alejandra and David Cruz have lived in their home for seven years. But because of a glitch on the PNC Bank's auto-billing system they have fallen into foreclosure despite being willing and able to pay their mortgage. Since then, Occupy Homes MN turned the house into a social center to protest the unfair eviction and Alejandra Cruz has put together a petition to negotiate the foreclosure, garnering more than 200,000 signatures already.
The fight against unjust evictions just got fiercer as the national Occupy movement joins forces with community anti-foreclosure groups.
Closing down banks and holding up families, the fight against unjust foreclosures takes off.
Our homes tell the story of where we come from and who we are. What happens when we lose them?