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Hearing Held on Possible Moratorium on Ohio Foreclosures

12:00AM
January
12, 2010

A proposal to impose a six month moratorium on many Ohio home foreclosures passed the Ohio House of Representatives last May.

Foreclosures Mount in Central Ohio Suburbs

This foreclosed home on Quin Abbey Court was the result of a money laundering scam.
12:00AM
August
18, 2009

In Columbus, the largest numbers of foreclosures are in Hilltop, Linden, and Southside. But as the recession deepens, suburbs are finding they’re not immune to the housing crisis.

Huntington Bank And Columbus Housing Partnership To Help With The Foreclosure Crisis

12:00AM
April
29, 2009

Huntington Bank and Columbus Housing Partnership are coming together to help combat the foreclosure crisis in Central Ohio. WOSU’S Kim Fox reports, Huntington is devoting millions of dollars to the effort.

Foreclosure Caravan Hits the Suburbs

12:00AM
April
18, 2009

The foreclosure crisis is hitting Ohio in the worst way. But two local Realtors hope to educate the public by showing foreclosed properties to potential buyers with their Foreclosure Caravan Tours.

OSU Economist: The Potential for Owner-occupied Home Foreclosures is Being Exaggerated

12:00AM
October
28, 2008

An Ohio State University economist says the potential for owner-occupied home foreclosures is being exaggerated.

Woman watches foreclosed home sold at auction

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

Every Friday at the Franklin County Courthouse the sheriff’s department holds an auction to sell the county’s foreclosed properties, most of them are houses. WOSU attended an auction earlier this month

People still consider real estate investments at sheriff’s auction despite credit freeze

12:00AM
October
10, 2008

As a result of the mortgage meltdown and financial crisis, banks have frozen credit. So many Americans will find it tough to get a loan. WOSU went to the Franklin County Sheriff’s auction today to find out if people can afford foreclosed properties.

Minorities affected most by subprime mess

12:00AM
October
3, 2008

With a Wall Street bailout bill looming and more and more homeowners facing foreclosure, it’s becoming more apparent that Minorities are affected most by the subprime mess. WOSU reports, experts gathered in Columbus to discuss the crisis and how the bailout bill could affect minority communities.

Attorney: Foreclosure is a Legal Process that Can Move Quickly

12:00AM
August
28, 2008

Numerous local and state agencies that work with homeowners facing the loss of a house are struggling to keep up with the phone calls and foot traffic of those frantically seeking resources to stay in their home.

State Oversees Efforts to Help Ohio Residents Facing Foreclosure

12:00AM
April
1, 2008

Governor Strickland says 1,100 Ohio attorneys have volunteered to give legal services to struggling homeowners facing foreclosure.