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As foreclosures mount, tenants suffer

Mortgage firms want buildings empty, evict even reliable rent-payers

James Evans, 77, has rented in the same Warwick Street apartment building in Roxbury since 1962. He has gone to Housing Court to challenge an eviction order by the bank, which has shunned a would-be buyer who would keep Evans in the building. (Globe Staff / Mark Wilson) James Evans, 77, has rented in the same Warwick Street apartment building in Roxbury since 1962. He has gone to Housing Court to challenge an eviction order by the bank, which has shunned a would-be buyer who would keep Evans in the building.
By Binyamin Appelbaum
Globe Staff / December 17, 2007

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Stephen O'Brien wants to buy a foreclosed apartment building on Warwick Street in Roxbury. He wants to keep the ground-floor tenant, James Evans, 77, who is partially blind and living on Social Security. (Full article: 1085 words)

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