One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home improvements. Borrowers repay the loans in installments that get rolled into their property taxes. Critics of the program say lax lending standards have paved the way for predatory contractors.
Program to boost clean energy in LA is hurting some homeowners
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Effort to make LA more eco-friendly means foreclosure for one homeowner
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