By Hudson Sangree
After months of trying, members of the Richmond City Council have been unable to muster the supermajority of votes they need to enact a controversial plan to use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages and slash the amounts that borrowers owe.
Now Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and other council members who support the plan are trying another strategy in their ongoing effort to aid struggling homeowners in a largely working-class city hit hard by the housing collapse.  | Read the complete article at the Sacramento Bee

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