A Renter's Foreclosure Nightmare


Homeowners aren't the only victims of the mortgage crisis - many upstanding renters are getting caught up in foreclosure dramas, too. But without a clear idea of renters' rights, this group is getting bullied by panicked landlords and less-than-scrupulous lenders.

One Tampa renter, wrongly evicted after his landlord's property slipped into foreclosure, fought for his rights and won his way back into his home. But with all his worldly possessions - and even his girlfriend - lost during his two months of living on the street, it was a hollow victory.