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Foreclosures directly affect 1 in 10 children

Housing & Homelessness
Poverty & Family Economics

First Coast News, by Ken Amaro

Meri West loves her North Jacksonville home and would hate to lose it.

“I love it I love it,” she said, “Homes are real important to me.”

But the house she purchased in 2010 is now in foreclosure. West lost her job and got behind on the mortgage.

“I moved around a lot when I was a kid, I am trying desperately not to do the same with my kids,” she said. …Read more