Foreclosed properties hold back US economy

As more homes than ever face feared bank seizures, economists struggle to solve complex problem.

    Most economists agree the housing crisis remains the biggest obstacle to economic recovery in the US.

    But there's no consensus on how best to fix it and the rate of foreclosed properties has hit a record high.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Rochester, New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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