Can Sickness Push You Into Foreclosure? (The Washington Post)


A new study co-authored by Dartmouth’s Jason Houle indicates that chronically ill middle-aged homeowners who grow sicker as they grow older are particularly susceptible to losing their homes to foreclosure, reports The Washington Post.

“The bigger theme remains: Can we break the link between becoming ill and becoming financially devastated? The recession was a good case study to explore this larger question,” Houle, an assistant professor of sociology, tells the Post.

Read the full story, published 1/21/15 by The Washington Post.

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