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Southern states hit hard by sub-prime bust

By R. Neal
August 16, 2007 - As you are probably aware, there is disturbing news in the housing markets as a result of fallout from the sub-prime lending crisis (which anyone who has been following the problem of predatory lending probably saw coming).

Mortgage woes linger in states hit hard by Katrina

December 14, 2006 - The number of U.S. homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments is climbing, and the delinquency problem is especially severe in storm-ravaged Mississippi and Louisiana, where many people face the threat of losing the roof over their head from a disaster of a different kind.