Homeowners speak with bank consultants in Los Angeles in September at an event put on by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America. The organization's CEO, Bruce Marks, says foreclosure suspensions at three major banks and several states may actually help stabilize the economy.
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Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Jada Irwin moved to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for work. As a single woman, she likes where she lives, but if she were to have children, she says, she would move to South Carolina or somewhere similarly less expensive.