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‘The Wire’ Actor Could Lose His Home Over An Unpaid Water Bill

[credit provider=”ABC”] Actor and musician Richard Burton could lose his Baltimore home all because he hasn’t paid a past due water bill, ABC News reports.The bill was a little over $1,000, but when Burton couldn’t come up with the cash, Baltimore officials put a lien on his home and sold the […]
‘The Wire’ Actor Could Lose His Home Over An Unpaid Water Bill
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Old State Laws Make It Possible To Yank Homes Away For $400 Debts

[credit provider=”jmsmith via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsmith000/4126842683/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] All it took was an erroneous property tax bill to nearly cost Atlanta, Ga. resident Rita James the home she lived in for half a century.Before she knew what hit her, the county tax commissioner’s office found her in default, issued a tax lien against her home and […]
Old State Laws Make It Possible To Yank Homes Away For $400 Debts