Worcester City Council bucks city manager, open to mediation on foreclosures
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WORCESTER — The City Council decided Tuesday night not to follow the city manager’s recommendation against adopting a mandatory foreclosure ordinance.
The council instead decided to give a hearing to the idea of forcing banks to sit down with homeowners before they foreclose on properties.
“It could be a great opportunity to have open discussion, to get the right language, to get it before this body, and vote on this once and for all,” said District 4 Councilor Sarai Rivera.
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