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HERA in the News

 

2015

California State Controller Betty T. Yee Honors HERA

Oct. 15, 2015
On the 27th anniversary of the official designation of National Hispanic Heritage Month by Congress, California State Controller Betty T. Yee honored Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) for our significant work in financially empowering Latino youth, women, men and families throughout the state of California. She thanked HERA for our leadership, service and dedication in helping Latino families succeed and thrive as they obtain economic stability.

Award

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2014

Q&A: Housing advocate Maeve Elise Brown, on homeowners' rights

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Protections for homeowners and tenants in foreclosure or who have gone through foreclosure

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2013

Subprime Mortgage Loan Servicer Ocwen Agrees to $2.2 Billion Settlement

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Inquirer: Good Way to Throw Your Money Away When You're Already in Debt and Desperate

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Oakland Rents Rise Astronomically, Longtime Home Owners Face Foreclosure

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Beware of foreclosure scams in California

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Q&A: Housing advocate Maeve Elise Brown, on homeowners' rights

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In association with New America Media:

Disseminating information on foreclosure rescue scam problems and publicizing videos that HERA worked to develop with housing counseling and legal services partners so the actual voice of consumers addressing scams and turning to reputable, free help instead, could be heard.

Video: Mele's Story ⇒

Video: Camelo's Story ⇒

Video: Castillos' Story ⇒

Video: Angela's Story ⇒


HERA joins Univision's Consumer Committee, contributing to the discussion of which consumer issues to feature, and with a staff person appearing to present on the Homeowner Bill of Rights in Spanish

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