WATCH: 'Need to Know' Explores the Mortgage Mod Maze

AOL Real Estate Editors



On the eve of the Nevada primary, in which housing policy will weigh heavily on residents of the foreclosure-ridden state, PBS' "Need to Know" takes a closer look at what the housing crisis looks and feels like for locals. In the video special below, which airs in full at 8:30 p.m. EST tonight, the "Need to Know" team explores the pitfalls of trying to attain a mortgage modification. Claims about lenders who require borrowers to become delinquent before they can help them are legion, and "Need to Know" speaks with a Nevada woman whose story echoes the frustration of thousands of underwater homeowners. Watch a clip from the show below.