Morning Minute: Will County foreclosure program earns national attention

The success of the Will County Neighborhood Stabilization Program to help 93 families purchase renovated foreclosures in Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Crest Hill and Joliet has helped the program rank second in the nation, the Chicago Tribune reports.

“The downturn in the housing market left nearly every neighborhood with blighted and vacant properties,” Will County Board Speaker Herbert Brooks told the newspaper. “This program replaced dilapidated homes with newly renovated ones and made the dream of home ownership possible for many families.”

Read the full Tribune article, “County’s foreclosure program wins national recognition.”

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