Raising Women’s Voices

Homeowners burdened with unmanageable medical bills are forced into foreclosure

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on October 6, 2008

A study released by Health Matrix reveals that, in the four states studied, half of the homeowners going through foreclosure cite medical problems and treatment costs as part of the cause of their foreclosures.

“Half of all respondents (49%) indicated that their foreclosure was caused in part by a medical problem, including illness or injuries (32%), unmanageable medical bills (23%), lost work due to a medical problem (27%), or caring for sick family members (14%).”

Read the full article here.

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