BENTON – The owners of a Murphysboro property allegedly owe more than $100,000 on a mortgage.
The United States of America, through the Rural Housing Service, filed a suit Jan. 30 against Jennifer L. Mason, Illinois Housing Development Authority and Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council in the Southern District Court of Illinois alleging overdue mortgage payments.
According the suit, the plaintiff mortgaged the property located at 2012 Spruce St., Murphysboro to the defendant. The suit states that the defendant failed to pay off the monthly installments, principal, interest taxes or other fees and is still indebted to the plaintiff for the balance of $104,094.10.
The plaintiff is seeking a judgment for foreclosure and sale, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Donald S. Boyce and Gerald M. Burke of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Fairview Heights.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois case number 3:17-cv-00095