128 foreclosed homes auctioned in Nassau: activists try to intervene

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Foreclosed Nassau homes auctioned amid protests

(01/13/09) MINEOLA – Housing reform group ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) stepped in to save at least one foreclosed Nassau home from the auction block Tuesday, but not as many as the organization would have liked.

Several dozen ACORN members were thrown out of Nassau County Supreme Court, where a foreclosure auction involving 128 county homes was taking place. ..

Nearly 5,000 Long Island homes were scheduled for foreclosure auction in the past year, according to PropertyShark.com.

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