Foreclosures Bad for Your Health, Study Finds


As the number of foreclosed homes continue to pile up, and as housing prices remain depressed, the personal health of those affected could be cause for concern.

The damaging mental-health effects of the fragile economy have been a subject of study since the throes of the Great Recession, and with the economy now settling into a state of near-inertia, those same health consequences appear likely to continue to afflict Americans who view their financial position as precarious.