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Georgia's Mortgage Crisis
By Susanna Capelouto, Orlando Montoya, Josephine Bennett
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Updated: 5 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
GPB Assists Georgia homeowners this month with our "Facing The Mortgage Crisis" programming.
GPB Assists Georgia homeowners this month with our "Facing The Mortgage Crisis" programming.
Georgia has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country.

A lot of people are delinquent on their mortgages, but that’s not the only reason for the high ranking. Some say Georgia’s foreclosure laws are too one-sided and are hurting the housing market.

Click this player to hear Susanna Capelouto's report.

While foreclosures hit the state's sprawling capital hard and fast, no region of the state has been immune.

Click this player to hear Orlando Montoya's report on how the crisis is rolling through one city, coastal Brunswick.

With neighborhoods all over the state seeing the decimation of the foreclosure crisis, many are picking up the pieces and doing something about it.

Click this player to hear Josephine Bennett take us to one place where things are starting to look up.


Are Georgia's foreclosure laws too tough?

How a coastal city is handling the foreclosure crisis.

One community tries to turn things around during a bad economy.