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Downsizing a household in the wake of foreclosure

on February 8, 2009

As foreclosures force more people out of their homes across the Bay Area, people like Patricia Lewis are having to adjust to smaller living spaces. Oakland North’s Brittney Johnson talks to Lewis as she holds a garage sale to get rid of many of her old possessions and help her fit into a new apartment.

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  1. […] country.  We’ve been covering the topic a bit here on Oakland North (check out this awesome video by Brittney Johnson and *self-promotion alert!* this piece by Elise Craig and myself), but […]

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