Housing Crisis Solved? North Lauderdale Family Lives in Foreclosed Home, Rent-Free
A year ago, Fabian and Jocelyn Ferguson found themselves with no place to live. Thanksgiving was a few days away and they needed a place to go with their two young children for the holidays. They, like many South Florida families, had lost their own home to foreclosure.
Guerette had the Fergusons in a new home by November 22, 2009. They spent the holidays there but ended up moving out at the end of the year: The property was plagued by back taxes and utility bills. Guerette expected them to pay these costs. So they moved to another house, on a quiet, modest street in North Lauderdale.
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