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US neighbourhoods hit by foreclosure crisis at a crossroads

Local officials and non-profit groups are facing a decision on whether they should be saved or torn down
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 05:50

New York

BACK when the storm clouds of the Great Recession were still gathering, an old Cleveland neighbourhood called Slavic Village was branded as the epicentre of the foreclosure crisis. The reputation stuck, and over the past nine years the neighbourhood has become a symbol for