The housing market remains in poor health, with more than 15 million homeowners owing more on their mortgages than their property is worth. As policymakers debate how to solve the problem, houses are standing empty, homeowners are struggling to make payments and communities are sliding into disrepair.
Below are a selection of photos of vacant properties, homeowners facing foreclosure, and citizens calling upon those in power to take action, all uploaded to the Web last week.
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