Some landlords have eased their credit standards to allow people with credit blemishes from foreclosures to rent apartments -- a practice that was largely taboo in the past. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Landlords More Lenient On Credit Histories

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Life After Foreclosure: Coping With Bad Credit

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Showdown Over Bush Cuts Revives Estate Tax Fight

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BP Spill Report Spreads Blame, What About Liability?

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August Jobs Report A Bit Better Than Expected

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Worries Mount Ahead Of Latest Employment Reports

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Women's Salaries Back On Top For Younger Set

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Kelly Christensen and her ex-fiance, Joel Nerenberg, sit outside their home in Burnsville, Minn. Despite their broken engagement, the two are living together because they can't afford to sell their house for what it's worth now. Courtesy of Kelly Christensen and Joel Nerenberg hide caption

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Housing Market Woes Bring Familial Strife

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Devalued Homes Anchor Prospective Job Seekers

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Group Brings Stimulus To Local Businesses Along Gulf

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The Jobs Waiting Game: When Will Businesses Hire?

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Countrywide To Pay $600 Million Settlement

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Shadow Housing Inventory Stalls Economic Recovery

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Oil Companies Create Spill Response System

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Louisiana Oil Industry Reacts To New Drilling Ban

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