foreclosure http://kalw.org en Protections for homeowners and tenants in foreclosure or who have gone through foreclosure. http://kalw.org/post/protections-homeowners-and-tenants-foreclosure-or-who-have-gone-through-foreclosure <div>Protections for homeowners and tenants in foreclosure or who have gone through foreclosure.<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests: &nbsp;Leon Bayer, Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law; Keith Ogden, Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto; Shirley Gibson, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County; and </span>Maeve<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Elise Brown, Executive Director, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates.</span></div><div> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:23:37 +0000 Chuck Finney 39355 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Can a single city take on the big banks? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-can-single-city-take-big-banks <p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 35090 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Can a single city take on the big banks? Bankruptcy Law. http://kalw.org/post/bankruptcy-law-0 <div>Bankruptcy Law: &nbsp;Financially desperate consumers dealing with loan sharks, and consumer rights regarding student debt.&nbsp;<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guest: &nbsp;Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law Leon Bayer.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck Finney and Leon Bayer, please call: 415-841-4134</span></div><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 03:38:20 +0000 Chuck Finney 34317 at http://kalw.org Your Legal Rights 10/9/13 http://kalw.org/post/your-legal-rights-10913-0 <p>Interview with bankruptcy attorney Leon Bayer.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 03:30:48 +0000 David Latulippe 34316 at http://kalw.org Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin on city's bold plan to stem foreclosures http://kalw.org/post/richmond-mayor-gayle-mclaughlin-citys-bold-plan-stem-foreclosures <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of Richmond was hit hard when the housing bubble burst – about 12,000 homeowners there are underwater. That’s roughly half of all mortgage holders in the city.&nbsp; Richmond’s City Council recently approved a radical new plan to use eminent domain to buy underwater mortgages and resell them to beleaguered homeowners at lower prices. Richmond mayor Gayle McLaughlin spoke with </span>KALW's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Holly </span>Kernan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about her city’s radical plan to help homeowners drowning in debt.</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 01:11:35 +0000 Holly Kernan 30157 at http://kalw.org Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin on city's bold plan to stem foreclosures