The house next door to Maureen and Michael McCabe has been sitting empty for seven years. "It freaks me out," Maureen McCabe says. "I don't know if there's animals running around there, mice and rodents." Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Joel Rose/NPR
Ever Since The Great Recession, Zombie Houses Have Haunted New Jersey
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/432727332/432762461" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript