1. "We are not asking for a handout, we are asking for a hand up."

    Lavette Sealls of Hyde Park, MA was foreclosed on by Freddie Mac, who then refused to sell her house to non-profit Boston Community Capital because they knew BCC would sell it back to Lavette. With her son as a co-signer, Lavette would be able to buy back her home.

    Yet Freddie Mac refuses to sell.

    Lavette Sealls  is fighting back with City Life/Vida Urbana, a Right to the City Alliance group.