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Plunging home values have left an estimated 11 million Americans owing more than their homes are worth, according to one real-estate data firm. That amounts to one out of every four homeowners with a mortgage.
President Obama went to a neighborhood near Washington where home values have dropped sharply, to lay out his proposal to fight the problem.
Declining housing prices and widespread foreclosures are among the biggest drags on the U.S. economic recovery.
The plan would expand a program that was intended for at least four-million homeowners to refinance their mortgages at lower rates, but reached only about one million.
Some economists say Mr. Obama’s plan will not work. Cato Institute Financial Regulation Studies Director Mark Calabria says reducing mortgage rates helps the homeowner, but puts less money into the economy.
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