May 11, 2023 — Featured News

Co-published with The Dallas Morning News and Shelterforce and appearing in ProPublica on May 11, 2023, Anjeanette Damon, Byard Duncan and Mollie Simon detail a ProPublica investigation that found HomeVestors franchisees used deception and targeted the elderly, infirm, and those close to poverty and quotes NCLC’s Sarah Bolling Mancini.

“If your business model is convincing homeowners to sign a purchase-and-sale contract based on misrepresentations about the value of the home,” it will lead to lots of sellers who “want to back out later.”

Sarah Bolling Mancini, staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center.

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