November 26, 2014
Habitat for Humanity Foreclosures in Jacksonville

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A repairman fixes a fence outside a foreclosed HabiJax home in Jacksonville.

Northeast Florida Roundup

Habitat for Humanity Foreclosures in Jacksonville

Lilly Rockwell | 2/28/2014

The Jacksonville affiliate of Habitat for Humanity, called HabiJax, foreclosed on 50 homeowners last year, following 33 in 2012 — more than the previous six years combined. Many HabiJax homeowners were not able to overcome job losses, medical expenses or tax and insurance increases that increased their housing outlays.  

Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this news roundup:

Players: Kendall Spencer, Kim Hodgkinson, Matt Dunn, Georgia Turner

Business Briefs: Krausz USA, Paracosm, Butler Enterprises, Barnes & Noble, Delhaize America, Agricultural Chemicals, Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Cecil Spaceport, Killashee Investments, Greenfield Partners, Liberty Property Trust, Capital Partners, Fidelity National Financial, Lender Processing Serivces, Deutsche Bank, EverBank, ICI Homes, Landstar Systems, Convergys, Lake City Hospital Association, Isaak Walton Investors, Marion Gaming Management, Silver Springs, Munroe Regional Medical Center, St. Joe Co., RiverTown.

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