Report: Foreclosures threaten kids

Smith, Hubble
May 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/26/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 21, pP14
The article focuses on a report released by Washington, D.C.-based First Focus which revealed that an estimated 38,100 children in Nevada will be affected by the subprime mortgage crisis as their families lose their homes to foreclosure. Other populations contributing to this number are children being evicted from rental units that are going into default and children whose parents default on conventional loans. One of the behavioral problems experienced by children forced from their homes is increase in violent behavior.


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