Home Insecurity 2010: Foreclosure Growth in Ohio
March 10, 2010
For the fourteenth straight year, Ohio experienced an increase in new foreclosure filings in 2009. What began as mostly an urban county problem in the mid 1990s, has erupted into triple-digit 10-year growth rates in every Ohio county. Ohio set a new foreclosure filing record in 2009, topping 89,000 filings. This represents a major, and ongoing blow against families’ main source of savings and against stability. This report analyzes the new foreclosure filings statistics in Ohio along with some of the latest trends in foreclosure prevention efforts.