Shabnam Bashiri

Atlanta Housing Activists Retake House For Senior Evicted After Needless Foreclosure

Twenty miles east of Atlanta, about 35 people gathered in a church parking lot in Stone Mountain, Ga on Monday. Despite the fact that the rain was pouring down, spirits were high and the excitement was visible on many faces. They were there to help Mildred -- a neighbor, community member, and friend -- move into her home.

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The Ugly Truth About America's Housing "Recovery" -- It's Wall St. Buying Homes to Rent Back to Their Former Owners

Every day, it seems a new report comes out praising the ongoing housing recovery. In Georgia, home prices are up 5 percent over last year, a year in which we also had one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. Seems a little odd, doesn’t it? Don't foreclosures usually drive down the market?

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