"Community leaders from the Florida-based group Foreclosure Hamlet delivered Dixie's modification paperwork and the petitions to Ocwen and asked Ocwen to call Dixie to confirm receipt of the paperwork. Meanwhile, Dixie's supporters rallied at her home in Seattle with a cell phone in hopeful anticipation of a phone call from Ocwen."[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="505" caption="Photo courtesy of New Bottom Line"][/caption] After a flurry of negative press, Ocwen called to notify the Mithchell's they could keep their home. Meanwhile, in Kansas City, Missouri, over 1000 people gathered downtown to rally for fair lending practices. Communities Creating Opportunities organized the event:
"Communities Creating Opportunities organized a 1,000 person rally yesterday in downtown Kansas City to protest exorbinant interest rates on predatory 'payday' loans that suck billions of dollars of income out of low-income communities nationwide. Missiouri has some of the most relaxed short-term loan regulations in the country and CCO is in the midst of a campaign to cap those rates in Missouri to 36%."We're excited to see what else the Pay US Back week holds. Click here to find a Pay US Back action near you.