Fannie Mae Puts 5 Dorchester Homes on auction.com: City Life Pledges to Block Evictions

In this video, Dorchester residents testify to the Director of Fannie Mae, Timothy Mayopoulos, about Fannie Mae attempting to sell their homes on auction.com. City Life/Vida Urbana pledges to block any evictions of our members from these homes. Meanwhile, a non-profit group, the Coalition for Occupied Homes in Foreclosure (COHIF), has made several offers to Fannie Mae to buy the homes. COHIF hopes to turn the 5 homes into permanently affordable housing. Fannie Mae continues to reject the offers as evictions loom.

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When we fight, we win! Agreement reached with City Realty to keep Section 8 rents affordable!

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Landmark Agreement Brings Property Managers, Tenant Advocates Together on Affordable Housing

 

Longstanding tension leads to breakthrough on housing costs in Boston

 

BOSTON – Tenant advocates and property managers today announced a landmark agreement to increase the availability of affordable housing in the Greater Boston area. Formally signed in May, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) [see attached] between City Realty Management,
City Life/Vida Urbana, and the Chinese Progressive Association was a long time in the making – following years of discord between the groups. 

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Why Boston Needs a "Just Cause" Eviction Ordinance: Boston City Council Hearing

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