Demonstrators March Outside Bank In Support Of Senior Citizen Facing ForeclosureA senior citizen who house is being foreclosed on made a last ditch effort today to try to stay in his house as protesters outside the bank made their feelings known, reports WBBM's Bernie Tafoya.
Neighbors Rally Behind West Side Woman Facing Eviction Neighbors of an 85-year-old West Side woman are coming to her defense after she fell victim to an alleged predatory lending scheme and faces eviction.
New State Law Offers Protections For Renters In Buildings In ForeclosurePeople who rent apartments now have more protections if the owners of their buildings face foreclosure. That’s thanks to a new state law, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Firefighters Union Backs Ordinance To Allow Renters To Stay Put During ForeclosuresThe union that represents Chicago firefighters is getting behind a proposal that would prevent banks from kicking out renters during foreclosure proceedings.
Facing Foreclosure And Eviction, Family Finds Winning Lotto TicketThe timing couldn’t have been better for a family from north suburban Geneva when they hit the jackpot after finding some old Lotto tickets stuffed in a cookie jar.
Housing Advocates Want Banks To Reimburse Renters Kicked Out Due To ForeclosureHousing advocates have thrown their support behind an ordinance introduced to the Chicago City Council, saying it could help renters and keep neighborhoods safer.
Event To Help Homeowners Facing ForeclosureHomeowners facing foreclosure on their properties could find help tomorrow at a Keep Your Home, Illinois event sponsored by the state.
Foreclosed Homeowners Demand Moratorium On EvictionsNearly 150 angry homeowners and renters, many facing foreclosure, jammed a near West Side union hall to demand a moratorium on evictions.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Bailout Double StandardRomney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to "hit bottom" and letting Detroit go bankrupt.
Report: Rapper Common May Lose Condo To ForeclosureCommon may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium to foreclosure, according to an online report.
Report: Illinois Has Nation's Fifth Highest Foreclosure RateNew figures suggest lenders are catching up on Chicago-area home foreclosures after last year's robo-signing scandal forestalled some of them.
Fine Collections Against Banks Way Up Since Ordinance On Vacant PropertiesSince the City Council approved an ordinance holding banks accountable for vacant properties, the city has collected more than $600,000 in fines from financial institutions.