Thomas Sugrue

Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

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Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, he's an expert on civil rights and the history of real estate in America

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One of the main stumbling blocks to economic recovery is the record pace of home foreclosures.

The Dream of Homeownership Becomes a Nightmare

One of the main stumbling blocks to economic recovery is the record pace of home foreclosures.

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Home foreclosures are setting records, with almost one-quarter of mortgage holders owing more than their homes are worth in the current market.

The Dream of Home Ownership Is Becoming a Nightmare

Home foreclosures are setting records, with almost one-quarter of mortgage holders owing more than their homes are worth in the current market.

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