Beyoncé’s charity donating $500K to help those facing eviction during pandemic

Beyoncé‘s charity is donating $500,000 to those who could lose their home during the pandemic. The “Crazy In Love” hitmaker’s charity outfit, BeyGOOD, has announced it will be giving out grants of $5,000 to 100 people who are at risk of eviction owing to the current health crisis. Writing on her official website, it reads: […]

2 of Mary J. Blige’s mansions are under foreclosure

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul continues to be beset with financial troubles. According to media reports, R&B legend Mary J. Blige’s two homes near New York have fallen into foreclosure. Last month, reports Bossip, Apex Bank sued both Blige and her former husband, producer Kendu Isaacs, in order to foreclose on the mansions in Cresskill […]

Rep. John Lewis calls out mismanagement of Georgia’s foreclosure funds

Congressman John Lewis, D-Ga., is loudly criticizing state officials who have mismanaged funds that were supposed to help troubled Georgia homeowners. The money came as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and Lewis has long maintained that the program was not helping Georgians who were hardest hit. Lewis asked the Special Inspector General […]

Is Lil Scrappy facing eviction?

Looks like Lil Scrappy is in trouble with his landlord again. The 31-year-old rapper was recently hit with a lawsuit for not paying his rent, according to Bossip. Scrappy, born Darryl Kevin Richardson II, is being sued by Randy Williams of the Williams Property Group because of a reported $4,022 owed in back rent and utilities […]

Celebrity real estate: Diddy’s baby mother’s house in foreclosure

In celebrity real estate news, it looks like Diddy’s baby mother Misa Hylton-Brim, is in need of a new home. TMZ reports, “According to new legal docs, Diddy purchased a swanky 3-bedroom 3,215 sq. ft. house in Westchester, NY, back in 2003 for ex Misa Hylton-Brim — the mother of his first child Justin — […]

Avoid foreclosure: Join Wells Fargo for free home preservation workshop

Nearly 8,900 local homeowners invited to workshop to help avoid foreclosure Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop in Atlanta for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited nearly 8,900 mortgage customers to the free workshop […]

Former NBA baller Eddy Curry loses $6.2 million mansion after blowing $70 million

Another day, another NBA baller goes broke. Former Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks center Eddy Curry has become another cautionary tale of athlete financial failure when he lost his Burr Ridge, Ill. mansion to foreclosure at the end of 2012. According to Realtor: Despite earning an estimated $70 million in his basketball-playing career, Curry […]

Which Atlanta housewife is in foreclosure?

Another day, another unlucky celebrity business bites the dust. According to recent reports, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member and model Cynthia Bailey and her “entrepreneur” husband Peter Thomas‘ restaurant in Atlanta, is in foreclosure. During a previous episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Bailey loaned her now husband more than $50K toward […]

Jermaine Dupri about to lose So So Def Music

Longtime music mogul Jermaine Dupri, the man who helped Atlanta and the South to the forefront in the hip hop and pop music industry, is now reportedly about to lose all his rights to the music label he founded and turned into a music powerhouse in the 1990s, the media has reported. JD is in […]

Fantasia gives the bank her North Carolina home

Fantasia Barrino has experienced serious trouble with one of her North Carolina homes. The mansion was originally in foreclosure but with the help of her lawyers, Fantasia was able to stop that. After multiple short sale attempts and no qualified buyers, the American Idol winner decides to walk away from the home. According to TMZ, she […]

Former NFL player Jamal Anderson loses mansion

Former Atlanta Falcon, Jamal Anderson has reportedly lost his Atlanta mansion at a recent bank auction. He purchased the home in 1999 for $1.22 million. According to official records,  Anderson, defaulted on his mortgage. It sold at a bank auction for $1 million. The  6,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom, nine-bath home  sits on two acres of land and includes […]

Help to revitalize your neighborhood is here: Wells Fargo’s Leading the Way Home program

Wells Fargo donated $6 million shared across 59 nonprofits through its 2012 Leading The Way Home® program Priority Markets Initiative to help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods hard-hit by the economy. The Leading The Way Home® Priority Markets Initiative provides grant support for neighborhood stabilization projects that are located in areas designated for revitalization to stimulate growth, […]

Nas Loses Georgia Home to Foreclosure

Life may be good for Nas and his music, but things aren’t going so well when it comes to his finances. Reports have revealed that the hip-hop legend recently lost his home in Georgia to foreclosure. According to TMZ, official records show that Nas purchased the 3,500-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 3-bath home in 2004 for $585,000. However, SunTrust bank, who […]

Mitt Romney Made Millions Foreclosing on Americans

For the past 12 years, in some form or fashion, Mitt Romney has been trying to persuade people to consider him for any high level political office.  Nowhere have his intentions been more evident than in his quest to grab the holy grail of politics in the U.S. — the presidency. Unfortunately, he is a […]

Soulja Boy Hit With Eviction Notice: 5 Other Celebs With Foreclosure Problems

Soulja Boy’s had some tough times over the past year, but every time he’s been in trouble, he’s been able to find his way back home. But unfortunately for the emcee, that may not be the case anymore. According to reports, Soulja was recently served with an eviction notice for his Atlanta home. According to […]

African Americans Twice as Affected as Whites in Housing Crisis

Most Americans are aware of the devastating condition the United States economy is confronting. Although it is less obvious to those who are employed, for the millions who are unemployed, under employed and struggling to provide for their families, it is a palpable reality faced each and every day. This is particularly true with respect […]