Recently NewsHour‘s Patchwork Nation blogged about the staggering foreclosure numbers, and the fact that among the 12 different community types they’ve identified (for more information, check out Patchwork Nation’s website), foreclosure was the common problem in all of them.
Patchwork Nation: “Foreclosures taking an emotional toll”
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