• Petitioned James Rohr

This petition was delivered to:

CEO, PNC Bank
James Rohr
Media Relations, PNC Bank
Frederick Solomon
CEO, Freddie Mac
Donald Layton
Media Relations, Freddie Mac
Patti Boerger
Media Relations, Freddie Mac
Chad Wandler

PNC Bank and Freddie Mac: Negotiate and keep our family in our home

    1. Alejandra  Cruz
    2. Petition by

      Alejandra Cruz

      Minneapolis, MN

Please ask PNC Bank to negotiate and keep our family in our home.

My family and I have lived in our South Minneapolis home for the past 7 years, but now, because of a bank error, we fell into foreclosure and were evicted from our home, despite being willing and able to pay a mortgage.

Our family fell into foreclosure when PNC Bank failed to withdraw an online mortgage payment submitted by my father. Unable to pay more than the current month’s payment, we couldn’t afford the two months’ payment the bank demanded as punishment.

After our home fell into foreclosure, we began working with a local nonprofit that was supposed to be working out a loan modification. Despite this, in February, without warning, an agent of the bank came to our house and told us we had 48 hours to leave the property, terrifying our family and ignoring our right to a legal eviction process.

We want to keep our home and want the bank to negotiate a reasonable settlement for our mortgage based on the actual value of the property. Together with Occupy Homes MN we will defend our home from foreclosure and force the bank to do what is right. Until now, many families in the Latino community have been afraid to stand up when they are being mistreated by the banks that fraudulently foreclose on families across the country. The banks have used this fear and manipulation of a complicated legal system to profit from honest, hardworking people.

Because of the support from Occupy Homes MN, community members, and our neighbors and friends, PNC Bank executives committed to looking into our case “to help and rectify the situation." Despite this, PNC Bank has not yet worked with us to find a solution, but instead has worked with Freddie Mac to push five eviction attempts and twenty-three arrests at our home.

On June 19th, my brother and I are going to PNC Bank’s Pittsburgh headquarters with our modification documents to meet with CEO Jim Rohr and ask him to renegotiate our family’s mortgage. We will not remain silent because we know that if more people are inspired by our example and stand up for their rights the banks will be forced to do what is right for all homeowners. Please sign this petition to support my family in our fight to keep our home!

 

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    1. Reached 200,000 signatures
    2. We're Heading to Pittsburgh!

      Alejandra  Cruz
      Petition Organizer

      Hey Everyone!

      Our family can’t believe how much support we have received from around the country in our fight to save our home. We are so thankful for each and every one of you.

      After PNC Bank committed to working with our family to resolve this issue 23 of our friends and supporters were arrested during 5 eviction attempts in one week and PNC stopped returning our calls. That’s when we decided it was time to raise the stakes.

      In just a couple hours, my brother David and I will embark on a caravan to PNC Bank’s national headquarters in Pittsburgh to attempt to hand deliver our family’s loan modification documents to Jim Rohr, the CEO. We hope to give him a chance to personally correct PNC’s mistake and make things right for our family.

      Over 15 cities across have committed to rallying at PNC Bank branches in support of our family as part of the #J21 national day of action, and we believe that we are in the verge of finally getting justice for our family.

      Si se puede,
      Alejandra

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures

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    • MARTIN VERA CHICAGO, IL
      • 4 months ago

      JUSTICE FOR ALL

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    • JAMES WHITE GOOSE CREEK, SC
      • 6 months ago

      MY MORTGAGE IS WITH PNC. THEY ARE PLAYING THE SAME GAME WITH ME. I DONT KNOW WHERE TO GO FOR HELP. I JUST WANT TO SAVE MY HOME FROM THIS FRADULANT BANK TAKING IT.

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    • Sam Haslam OLDHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 7 months ago

      Anything to take a pop at the banks.

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    • Andrea Angrum ALTADENA, CA
      • 8 months ago

      Because I have a home that Freddie Mac is the lender and they won't even help me keep my family home.

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    • ralph roberts INDIANAPOLIS, IN
      • 8 months ago

      Good luck!

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