Chicago Foreclosures Aren't Stopping

Chicago foreclosure auctions hit a high
Chicago foreclosure auctions hit a high

On the heels of some positive reports about Chicago's housing market, including the surge of home sales in March, that nasty, little word "foreclosure" is back.

We've discovered this month that Chicago renters were harder hit than homeowners in the housing crisis, foreclosure auctions are hitting an all-time high, and foreclosures are wreaking havoc for the city's Census workers besides.

But as you know, the housing market is cyclical, and better days are on the horizon: especially if, as it's been reported, Chicago Cubs' owners are trying to invest in Wrigleyville bars and a cluster of cupcake shops are enlivening the real estate market.

Here's what's happening in Chicago foreclosure news: