Detroit anti-eviction campaign keeps families in their homes
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In Detroit, Michigan, the city many consider the epicenter of the nation’s subprime loan and foreclosure crisis, banks continue to evict residents from their homes at an alarming pace. Wayne County has the second highest foreclosure rate in the state, according to RealtyTrac. But citizens are fighting back. Over the past year a growing grassroots movement has used community action to block evictions and keep families in their homes. Now, some of those helped by the movement are taking the reins of its leadership. FSRN’s Jaisal Noor has more from Detroit.