• Petitioned Tom Estrada

This petition was delivered to:

Mortgage Counseling Manager
Tom Estrada
Mortgage Counseler
Katelyn Riordan
Customer Relations Manager
Adam Holland
Public Relations
TJ Crawford
Public Relations
Diane Wagner
Public Relations
Rick Simon
CEO Bank of America
Brian Moynihan
Pubic Relations
Scott Silvestri
Public Relations
Nicole Nastacie

Bank of America: Negotiate with our family to stop our foreclosure.

    1. Kristina Darrington
    2. Petition by

      Kristina Darrington

      Coon Rapids, MN

My husband and I have lived in our home since 2006. We work very hard in finance and construction. My husband Frank worked 12 hour days, 7 days a week to pour concrete on the new 35W bridge in Minneapolis. But Frank's hours in construction were drastically cut due to the economic recession and housing crisis in 2008. In 2010 he was unable to find any work at all. Bank of America played a significant role in the crisis creating the housing bubble, hedging on the "American Dream" and profiting off of foreclosures.
Despite the lack of available work and reduced income, we continued to make payments on time for 3 years. In 2009 we applied for a loan modification, but Bank of America offered a payment only slightly less than the original with additional escrow and closing fees. After being denied any modification offer Bank of America stopped taking our payments. On February 6, 2012 our home was sold at sheriff sale. The buyer was the original lender, Bank of America, who bought the home from themselves for $139,000, nearly $100,000 less than the original price. They were unwilling to offer a modification for my husband and I, but more than happy to do so for themselves.
Now we have taken the pledge and are helping our community support each other to stand together and stop foreclosures. We hold weekly meetings at a local church to organize other homeowners in foreclosure or underwater. We have hosted two foreclosure free barbeques, gained support from the Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, and received media attention. "However this ends, whether we win our house or not. I just hope I have the strength to go on to help others," said Kristina.
Bank of America helped create the crisis, and were bailed out by taxpayers. Now is the time for Bank of America to return the favor and allow my family to make payments on our home that we can afford.

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    Reasons for signing

    • Elizabeth Chavez COSTA MESA, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      because we have been fihgting with BANK OF AMERICA ever since the Obama Making Home affrordable Program and they have not help us but I am sure they help any investor special Fannie Mae,Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae and and other investor include BANK OF AMERICA they just want to profit from people that want to stay in there homes and you go to the home retention and I am sure the BANKS pay all the HUD employees to tell the pleope yes you loan can be modify (HUD ) and then you get the note from the bank that you don't I have been ding that since 2009

    • Jill Mainey MERRIMACK, NH
      • about 2 years ago

      Going through the same thing with WElls

    • brandy dorsch BISMARCK, ND
      • about 2 years ago

      BOA refused to work with us. Lets hope they work with others!

    • Dwayne Thomas MIAMI, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      i did my paper work with sun trust mortgage and naca got no loan and did not get no bail out from sun trust foreclose on me jul 27 2012

    • Laura Macias SAN DIEGO, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      Ecocide(spirit abuse), racism, sexism, classism, & heterosexism are all crimes against nature(inc. humanity). Kemetic Pride.


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