As encampment crackdowns continue nationwide, movement joins activist group to refurbish houses for homeless families.

This article titled “Wall Street protesters to occupy foreclosed homes” was written by Adam Gabbatt and Ryan Devereux, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 6th December 2011 17.19 UTC

Thousands of Occupy protesters across the US will occupy foreclosed homes today, in what organisers are describing as a “new frontier” for the movement.

In New York, Occupy Wall Street has teamed up with local activist groups to secretly occupy an empty home, and plan to hand the property over to a homeless family. Similar action is scheduled in more than 20 other cities.

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