The poster child for the foreclosure crisis has been a middle-income suburban family. But low-income urban renters also saw their buildings over-mortgaged at the height of the crisis, and now faceless hedge funds and nameless investors are replacing their desperate landlords — sometimes with disastrous consequences.
Six years after the foreclosure crisis helped tank the world’s economy, investors are snatching up “distressed” properties — those that are in foreclosure or facing foreclosure — and seeking to turn a profit on them. Advocates for affordable housing worry that this profit comes at the expense of tenants.
Stupid stupid stupid.
Types of people who romanticize small town life:
- People who didn’t grow up in small towns
#THE LOCALS AREN’T QUIRKY#THEY’RE RACIST
#THERE’S NOTHING TO DO
#EVERYONE’S ON DRUGS
"You fucking serious?"
Mickey raised an eyebrow as he asked the question, an almost incredulous smile stealing over his lips as Ian just shrugged and nodded. The shorter teen crossed his arms almost subconsciously, tilting his head and scrutinizing the taller boy in…
I don’t usually truck with preposterous fan-fic exposition on a fictional character’s story.
This one really seemed legit though.
give em the ol razzle dazzle
So now I’ll have that song floating in my head till I pass out …
hey… isn’t this… Mickey’s vest?! It looks like one Mickey had in an older episode…and it’s almost too tight for Ian.
- $3.98 for natural disaster relief through FEMA
- $6.96 for welfare
- $22.88 for unemployment
- $36.82 for food stamps through SNAP
- $43.78 for retirement/disability for government workers (civilian/military)
- $235.81 for YOUR Medicare
- $247.75 for defense
- and $4,000.00 for corporate subsidies
Are you sure you are pissed off at the right people?
Stephen King being Stephen King
OMG!! I’m pretty sure I would kill or die to be able to make love to this man!!!