Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
A proposal to impose a six month moratorium on many Ohio home foreclosures passed the Ohio House of Representatives last May.
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 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.
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.
An Ohio State University economist says the potential for owner-occupied home foreclosures is being exaggerated.
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
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.
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.
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.
Governor Strickland says 1,100 Ohio attorneys have volunteered to give legal services to struggling homeowners facing foreclosure.