Underwater on Your Mortgage? HARPs for the Drowning

Aerial view of suburban neighborhood

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This is the full and updated version of an article that first appeared in abridged form in the August 2, 2012 edition of the Tucson Weekly—Ed Over the last five years Arizona surpassed Nevada as the number one state in the nation for home foreclosures. Meanwhile, banks made refinancing nearly impossible for …

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Bank Protests Are Back

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Despite the heat of late July afternoons, demonstrators from Occupy Tucson have been targetting Chase Bank in curbside rush-hour protests that remind hundreds of motorists about Chase’s continued risky financial activities. On July 18, protesters stood outside the Chase Bank at Congress and Stone, and a July 25 protest targeted the Chase …

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