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Locksmiths say they'll no longer assist with evictions. Will this happen here?

January 5, 2013

End to evictions in Spain? Locksmiths refuse to help oust owners amid austerity drive

Spanish city's locksmiths say they'll no longer assist with evictions

"In Spain, in 2012, more than 50,000 families were evicted from their homes when they failed to pay their rent or mortgage."

"It’s a pretty ingenious way to stop evictions, really."

"The police might come and drag debtors out. But if no one changes the locks on the apartment, the bank can’t repossess it, because the evictees can get back in."

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