Public auctions of foreclosed homes

After the financial crisis of 2007-08, when many people couldn't continue paying their mortgages and the banks evicted them, their homes were publicly auctioned and often bought by corporate landlords eager to increase their portfolio.

Public auctions of foreclosed homes haven't been properly researched and are a potential source of interesting stories.

If you have information about this issue, please get in touch with Jose Miguel Calatayud, Arena Housing Project director, at

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