100 Counties Most Likely to
Benefit From The Economic Recovery Act of 2008
The "Hope for Homeowners Act" will help thousands of
families save their homes but the impact of the foreclosure crisis has
not been isolated to individual borrowers or investors. It has been felt
broadly by communities, and county governments across the nation. The
law strengthens neighborhoods hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis by
providing $3.9 billion in Community Development Block Grants to states
and localities to buy foreclosed homes standing empty, rehabilitate
foreclosed properties, and stabilize local housing markets.
Here's our pick for the top
100 counties most likely to get the biggest boost from the new
wave of Federal grants. (Compiled from RealtyTrac data www.RealtyTrac.com
on the individual county to learn why.