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Joe Surkiewicz: St. Ambrose legal program helps homeowners in foreclosure (access required)

Low-income people struggling with the loss of their homes to foreclosure are not only scared and confused. They are also vulnerable to predators. “It’s because foreclosure proceedings are in the public record,” said Christina Ochoa, a staff attorney in the Legal Services Program at the St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center. “They often are scammed.” One client, for example, ...