Montgomery Calls For State Investigation Of Foreclosed HDFC

January 09, 2020

Originally published in The King County Politics on January 09, 2020.

State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery (D-Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Red Hook, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Sunset Park, Gowanus, Park Slope) is demanding that State Attorney General Letitia James investigate a shady foreclosure at a Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC) property in Brownsville last October.

From the foreclosure crisis to predatory practices to City tax policy, homeowners in my district have been struggling for far too long. The case at 2178 Atlantic Avenue HDFC raised red flags for me.”

Among the names as parties involved in the foreclosure process at 2178 Atlantic Avenue, according to Montgomery’s letter, was the city’s Department of Housing Development and Preservation (HPD), and the non-profit Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB). 

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