Atlanta Working With Bank To Sell Foreclosed Homes To Cops & Firefighters

Atlanta Working With Bank To Sell Foreclosed Homes To Cops & Firefighters

One of the biggest problems with the huge number of foreclosures in the years since the housing boom went ka-boom is that banks can be left holding houses for which they can’t find a buyer. This can sometimes lead to entire neighborhoods that look like ghost towns. But the mayor of Atlanta says the city will soon be announcing a deal that will not only get some of those homes sold, but will also bring firefighters and police officers back into the city limits. [More]