Posted 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2011, 2:58 a.m. EST by Doc4the99
from Washington, DC
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Fueled by Occupy Wall Street, a nationwide anti-foreclosure movement is gripping the country. The anti-foreclosure movement is an attempt to highlight the housing crisis by publicly moving homeless families into vacant foreclosed properties (squatting), disrupting foreclosure actions and challenging big banks.
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Several organizations, including Organizing for Occupation (O4O), Take back the Land, and Occupy Our Homes, have supported, encouraged and facilitated this recent anti-foreclosure movement. The intent is to defend foreclosed homeowners from eviction and give the homeless a place to live.