The number of homes being repossessed in the United States fell nationwide last month, and could fall even further.
But hundreds of thousands of Americans are on the brink of losing their homes, amid accusations that banks have been wrongly handling foreclosures.
There are many thousands of people in the US facing the repossesion of their homes. Kimberly Dennis, a single mother, living in Atlanta, Georgia, is just one of them.
Here is her own story, in her own words, as told to Al Jazeera.