Atlanta activists pursue provocative ...

Atlanta activists pursue provocative 'take over' of vacant, foreclosed houses

There are 1 comment on the 11 Alive story from Dec 8, 2012, titled Atlanta activists pursue provocative 'take over' of vacant, foreclosed houses. In it, 11 Alive reports that:

For the second time in 48-hours, residents of SW Atlanta's Pittsburgh neighborhood went on the offensive, taking over another vacant, foreclosed home.

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“Yet another average white man.”

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#1 Dec 9, 2012
I personally agree with them. I don't know how long their methods will be effective since they are basically trespassing. Eventually it will imact someone's wallet and the game will come to a swift end.

Are the banks seeing to it that these houses are maintained? Are the lawns mowed? Does the bank-owner have any local management? If they aren't following the rules and are instead contributing to neighborhood decline, then they should be fined.

Otherwise the occupiers are doing the banks a favor.

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