Houses in Cleveland – only $1 apiece

HUD is offering at least 120 houses in Cleveland for sale at $1 each.  I don’t think fiscal stimulus will fix this, but it does help to answer the question of how low can home prices really go.

Interested in a glimpse of things to come?  Cleveland’s housing bust started early – read here Mother Jones’ “Prime Suspect” — a compelling description of life in Cleveland’s Slavic Village area was already like in 2006.  This may be what neighborhoods all over the U.S. will be like as housing prices decline:


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