The Foreclosure Crisis in Rural America

While the foreclosure situation in highly affected urban areas has received much attention, there has been a lack of research on foreclosures in rural areas. While the forces commonly linked to the urban crisis such as widespread predatory lending have affected some rural areas as well, overall the rural crisis is a unique, complex crisis all of its own. This brief asserts that a clear and worsening foreclosure problem exists in America's rural communities. (NW). Read more» 01/07/2010