Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Can't Find Lawyers

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- The nation's foreclosure crisis has swamped lawyers for the poor, leaving thousands of low-income homeowners across the country without legal assistance that could save their homes.

Legal offices providing help to the poor are turning away many who have been hit hard by the economy, according to lawyers in cities across the country who were interviewed by USA TODAY.