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|Support Veterans & Seniors From Being Foreclosed at Veterans Building|
|Date||Monday September 17|
|Time||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM|
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|401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102 @ McAllister St.|
September 17, Monday, 12 Noon
Support Veterans & Seniors
From Being Foreclosd
The Foreclosure and Eviction Fighters of Occupy Bernal, Occupy Noe, and ACCE-SF consensed on the following three OccuAnniversary events at the regular Saturday 10am meeting on September 1, 2012:
Occupy Senior and Veterans Foreclosures and Evictions
What: Press Conference and Protest
Time/Date: 12:00pm (noon) – 1:00pm on Monday, September 17
Venue: San Francisco Veterans Building
Address: 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102 @ McAllister St.
Description: Please join the Foreclosure and Eviction Fighters and supporters of Occupy Bernal, Occupy Noe, and the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) for a press conference on and protest of bank’s foreclosures and evictions of seniors, veterans, and disabled folks. The press conference and rally will take place at 12:00pm (noon) on Monday, September 17. This action is in cooperation with the OccuAnniversary events and the Occupy Action Council of San Francisco.
Contact: Occupy Bernal, info [at] occupybernal.org
More than 20000 veterans, active-duty troops and reservists lost their homes last year, 2010 the highest number since 2003. USA Today
In 2010, more than 20,000 active-duty veterans and reservists with government-sponsored mortgages lost their homes, a 32-percent increase from 2008 and the largest loss since 2003. The number could have been worse were it not for Veterans Administration programs that helped 66,000 military families avoid foreclosure in 2010.
Even worse, military members are often victims of foreclosure fraud. In November, federal regulators released data showing that more than 5,000 military members may have been illegally foreclosed upon by the nation’s 10 largest banks, and veterans continue to battle banks to stay in their homes on a daily basis.