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Habitat for Humanity Foreclosure-Rehab Plan Helps Marion County Serve Families

By on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm

A new foreclosure-rehab plan that allows Habitat for Humanity programs refurbish previously foreclosed houses has helped Marion County better service more families. Marion County Habitat for Humanity was one of the 50 chosen for the plan from about 1,500 affiliates.

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How Alachua County Plans To Improve Foreclosure Rates

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 22, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Alachua County is now accepting offers on two homes it purchased and renovated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program in an effort to reverse the impact of foreclosure rates.

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In the News: charity involved in illegal gambling, rape trial texts, Feb. foreclosure drop, food truck rally, Obama’s fuel plan

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

Fla. charity figures pumped $1M to politicians – An Associated Press investigation revealed more than $1 million has been given to politicians by a charity involved with illegal gambling. Ocala Star Banner Text messages at center of rape trial testimony […]

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Florida has highest foreclosure rate five months running

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm

January marked the fifth month in a row Florida has lead the nation in foreclosures. With one in every 300 households having a foreclosure filing in January, Florida more than doubled the national average, according to a report by RealtyTrac. RealtyTrac is an […]

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Florida’s foreclosure rate remains nation’s highest

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 17, 2012 at 8:27 am

Though the nationwide foreclosure rate is falling, Florida is still leading the nation. One in every 312 Florida homes filed for foreclosure last month, which is twice the U.S. average.

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In the News: foreclosure benefits stalled, Zimmerman trial, Latino voters, Paul Ryan in Ocala, unemployment drops

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 11:32 am

Attorney General Pam Bondi, lawmakers haggle over millions in foreclosure cash – Florida claims first place in the number of foreclosed homes and the number of people on the verge of losing their homes. But according to a Thursday report, […]

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