FOX23 Investigates: Homeowner or homeless?

By: Janna Clark

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Quick Facts:

  • FOX23 investigates a way for families to buy homes called a contract for deed.
  • FOX23 found some families think they own their home, but they’re don't. 
  • Those families feel misled and blame the investment firm: Harbour Portfolio.
  • 17 families are suing Harbour Portfolio. The federal lawsuit says their contracts are "predatory and abusive."
  • In court documents, Harbour says the contracts are legal and a "common path to home ownership."
  • FOX23 tried to get ahold of the company's CEO Charles (or Chad) Vose, but that didn't work.
  • FOX23 went to Dallas to track him down.

Here's a behind the scene look from Dallas:

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