Community leaders & neighbors will stand with Jeff Solivan to stop Fannie Mae from evicting him and making another home vacant on the street.
First it was 10,000 emails to Mel Watt, now the battle over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is heating up even more. Check out the latest below.
Tuesday June 24th, 2014 at 6:00 PM, over 100 Springfield residents and allies will join Jeffery Solivan to fight eviction from his home by Fannie Mae and Mel Watt, the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me OTCBB:FNMA and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp OTCBB:FMCC. Neighbors, members of the Springfield Bank Tenant Association SBTA, and community, faith & labor organizations, will vigil at 32 Edgemont Street to demand affordable housing for Mr. Solivan and families across the nation. Following a speak out at the house they will march on 6 vacant homes - all owned by banks after foreclosure - in the neighborhood before returning to the house to stage a mock "block shutdown" to demonstrate to Fannie Mae and Mel Watt the type of civil disobedience they plan if a sheriff comes to evict Mr. Solivan.