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How the Home Flipping Industry Is Pushing Poor People Out of Their Homes

The process is toxic. The United States has entered a new phase of residential foreclosure. The basic narrative is shocking: House-flippers are being allowed to push troubled homeowners out of their houses. As a neighbor of mine said, succinctly, “It’s cheaper for them.”  In an ugly way, house flipping is a sweet deal in any area where the house market has rebounded, as in metropolitan Washington, D.
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