Evictions. Legal news and articles for November 21 - 24, 2012

NYCHA promises no evictions for the rest of the yearMSU law students help prevent evictionsBilbao judges suspend temporarily all evictionsHome evictions lead to several suicides in Spain'Homicide not suicide': Spain facing 'humanitarian' crisis over evictionsMinister to Intervene in Gauteng EvictionsLenasia Evictions and Demolitions Will Continue... but Are They Legal?Spain suspends home evictions for most needySouth Africa: Sexwale to intervene in Gauteng evictionsLenasia evictions and demolitions will continue... But are they legal?Spanish government struggles to respond to home eviction suicidesSpanish government struggles to respond to home eviction suicidesLenasia eviction debacle only the tip of the icebergDU law students challenge mobile home park evictionsEgypt: Forced Eviction By Military Leaves One Dead - Ongoing Military Trials a ...

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Protesters Want Obama's Support Over Evictions
The Cambodia DailyNovember 6, 2012

About 100 residents embroiled in land disputes in Phnom Penh submitted a petition to the U.S. Embassy yesterday requesting that President Barack Obama raise the issue of evictions and reform of the country's land concession policy when he visits ...more »

No evictions for Sandy victims, Fannie, Freddie say
Bizjournals.comNovember 9, 2012

"Given early assessments of Hurricane Sandy's devastating impact, we are preparing steps that will authorize automatic and immediate action by the nation's mortgage servicers to help more borrowers with mortgages owned or guaranteed by Freddie Mac," ...more »

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NYCHA promises no evictions for the rest of the year
New York Daily NewsNovember 24, 2012

Blasted for delaying rent credits for Hurricane Sandy victims until January, the Housing Authority promised on Friday not to evict rent-tardy tenants through the end of the year. NYCHA Chairman John Rhea came under blistering criticism from tenants ...more »

MSU law students help prevent evictions
Michigan RadioNovember 23, 2012

"We can catch those people at the door, my team, and we can help them from getting duped into signing consent judgments that will ultimately result in their eviction because they can't pay those judgments," Siracuse says. He says many of the evictions...more »

Bilbao judges suspend temporarily all evictions
EITBNovember 22, 2012

Spain approved measures to help the most needy families facing eviction after the suicide of a woman whose home bailiffs came to seize. The government said it would suspend evictions for two years for vulnerable homeowners who can no longer pay back ...more »

Home evictions lead to several suicides in Spain
Alaska DispatchNovember 22, 2012

Vilma Margarita Mejía cannot stop crying. She is weak and only whispers complete sentences after taking a deep breath. Any day now, today perhaps, police will come to her door and forcefully evict her, her two sons, and one brother from the home she's ...more »

'Homicide not suicide': Spain facing 'humanitarian' crisis over evictions
RTNovember 22, 2012

As eviction-related suicides continue to rise in Spain, protests are becoming more frequent with the public outraged at the government's lack of action to combat social ills. Evictions are a “humanitarian concern,” the national bank chief has said. The ...more »

Minister to Intervene in Gauteng Evictions
AllAfrica.comNovember 22, 2012

Pretoria — Cabinet has instructed Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale to urgently interact with the Gauteng Provincial Government to find a solution to the eviction of people from houses allegedly built illegally in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.more »

Lenasia Evictions and Demolitions Will Continue... but Are They Legal?
AllAfrica.comNovember 22, 2012

More than 80 houses have been demolished in Lenasia and hundreds more Gauteng residents appear to be facing a similar demolitions. GREG NICOLSON examines the morality of the government taking back land illegally sold by corrupt officials.more »

Spain suspends home evictions for most needy
AsiaOneNovember 22, 2012

MADRID - Spain approved measures on Thursday to help the most needy families facing eviction, a growing problem in the recession-bound nation highlighted last week by the suicide of a woman whose home bailiffs came to seize. The government said it ...more »

South Africa: Sexwale to intervene in Gauteng evictions
7thSpace Interactive (press release)November 22, 2012

Pretoria - Cabinet has instructed Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale to urgently interact with the Gauteng Provincial Government to find a solution to the eviction of people from houses allegedly built illegally in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.more »

Lenasia evictions and demolitions will continue... But are they legal?
Daily MaverickNovember 22, 2012

But in both the Skurweplaas and Mooiplaas cases the court found that the City of Tshwane had to provide alternative accommodation because it had the capacity and because of the large-scale homelessness that evictions would have caused. ... “We have ...more »

Spanish government struggles to respond to home eviction suicides
Yahoo! News (blog)November 21, 2012

But I have nowhere to go and all my money went to the doctors,” Mrs. Mejía, originally from Ecuador, says quietly, sitting in the raucous office of a civil society group demanding reform to an “illegal” eviction law. Mejía's case and dozens more like ...more »

Spanish government struggles to respond to home eviction suicides
Christian Science MonitorNovember 21, 2012

Vilma Margarita Mejía cannot stop crying. She is weak and only whispers complete sentences after taking a deep breath. Any day now, today perhaps, police will come to her door and forcefully evict her, her two sons, and one brother from the home she's ...more »

Lenasia eviction debacle only the tip of the iceberg
BusinessLIVENovember 21, 2012

RECENT attempts by the Gauteng housing department to evict people from homes built illegally in Lenasia in the south of Johannesburg show the difficulties the various arms of government face in fulfilling their constitutional obligations with regard to ...more »

DU law students challenge mobile home park evictions
The ColoradoanNovember 21, 2012

In court documents filed Tuesday, residents at Wayward Wind Mobile Home Park claim the owners are trying to evict them to avoid fixing problems with drinking water at the park. In documents filed in Larimer County District Court, residents allege water ...more »

Egypt: Forced Eviction By Military Leaves One Dead - Ongoing Military Trials a ...
AllAfrica.comNovember 21, 2012

New York — Military prosecutors should immediately refer to the civilian judiciary 25 civilians arrested on November 18, 2012, during an attempted forced eviction by the military police that left one of the inhabitants dead. Civilian prosecutors ...more »

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