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These are abandoned houses in what would have been "lower middle class" neighborhoods ... "solid working class" or "battlers" in Ozzie terms.

AFAIU, the three to four million homeless this year is on top of the number that were made homeless last year and previously.

Average household size for the US is 2.59. Don't know if there is any systematic bias for the type of households bearing the brunt of the foreclosure crisis ... wouldn't be surprised if its larger, though.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Wed Jun 17th, 2009 at 02:27:12 PM EST
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