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Ohio Left Out of Federal Program to Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure
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Ohio has been left OUT of a recent round of federal grants to help prevent home foreclosures. Many Ohio officials are pushing President Barack Obama to reverse that decision.
A federal program for counseling homeowners in financial trouble has been cut from $180 million to $65 million. Meanwhile, $1.5 billion in foreclosure prevention money has been earmarked for five states, and Ohio isn’t one of them.