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Occupy Our Homes Atlanta presents award to McCalla Raymer, LLC

Occupy Our Homes Atlanta presents award to McCalla Raymer, LLC

Occupy Our Homes Atlanta showed up unscheduled at the law firm of McCalla Raymer (1544 Old Alabama Rd Roswell, GA 30076) today to present them with the prestigious family displacement award! McCalla Raymer has been instrumental in assisting banks in their effort to steal wealth from hard working Georgia residents. McCalla Raymer has excelled at...
"I'm Home Again - The Chains are Broken!" Toni's Liberated Home

“I’m Home Again – The Chains are Broken!” Toni’s Liberated Home

A month ago Toni Furman was evicted from her Lithonia home. Since being evicted she has been fighting and organizing to get back into her home. This past Monday, June 10th, she moved back in and liberated her home with the help of Occupy Our Homes Atlanta. The outpouring of neighborly support has been amazing....
Cenlar: Keep Toni in Her Liberated Home!

Cenlar: Keep Toni in Her Liberated Home!

Click here to sign her petition On Monday June 10th Occupy Our Homes Atlanta and Toni Furman took back the home she was evicted from on May 7th 2013.   On May 7th of this year, Toni Furman was in her Lithonia home when she heard someone breaking down the back door. “They kicked the back door...
Sherrye Calhoun Wins Her Home: Video Update

Sherrye Calhoun Wins Her Home: Video Update

Mildred's Truce with the Bank

Mildred’s Truce with the Bank

 On March 18th, nearly a month ago today, Ms. Mildred Garrison-Obi and Occupy Our Homes Atlanta liberated the home Ms. Obi had been evicted from in November of 2012. Ms. Obi moved back in and OOHA immediately began preparing for the possibility of eviction by the police and Bank of America. After holding one action...
Sherrye Calhoun Wins Her Home!!

Sherrye Calhoun Wins Her Home!!

Around 8:30 AM on Friday August 5th 2012 Sherrye Calhoun woke to Dekalb County Sheriff’s Deputies knocking on her door. They demanded that she leave her home immediately. Over the course of the morning Sheriff Thomas Brown’s deputies supervised her eviction. They had no dispossessory warrant or writ of possession filed with the court. She...
"Hallelujah, I'm not homeless anymore!"

“Hallelujah, I’m not homeless anymore!”

This story was originally posted on Alternet.org  Twenty miles east of Atlanta, about 35 people gathered in a church parking lot in Stone Mountain, Ga on Monday. Despite the fact that the rain was pouring down, spirits were high and the excitement was visible on many faces. They were there to help Mildred — a...
VIDEO: Mildred takes her home back from the bank

VIDEO: Mildred takes her home back from the bank

Bank Evicts Family From Foreclosed Home

Bank Evicts Family From Foreclosed Home

Today, representatives of M & T Bank, flew all the way from Buffalo, New York to Atlanta to evict Michelene Meusa, Reneka Wheeler, and their family from the place they started to call home. After liberating the vacant house in the Pittsburgh Community of Southwest Atlanta last week, the family started to settle in, while...
D6 Recap

D6 Recap

  On December 6th, 2012 Occupy Our Homes ATL joined with the Pittman family in victory, stood up against Bank of America with Joself Freeman, and liberated a home from vacancy and bank ownership.
Homeless Family Moves Into Vacant Bank Owned Home In Atlanta!

Homeless Family Moves Into Vacant Bank Owned Home In Atlanta!

  December 6, 2012 Today, on the one year anniversary of the Occupy Homes movement, homeowners, renters, homeless, and community members came together to move a family into a vacant bank-owned home in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Atlanta. The family hopes to pressure M&T Bank, the owners of the house, to turn it over to...
Homes Are For People, Not Banks! Stand With Reneka & Michelene!

Homes Are For People, Not Banks! Stand With Reneka & Michelene!

  The home at 1043 Windsor Street sits in the center of the Pittsburgh community, a neighborhood in SW Atlanta that is one of the hardest hit in the nation by the foreclosure crisis. In the years leading up to the crisis, the neighborhood was aggressively targeted with predatory lending practices by the big banks pushing...