By Matt Sepic, KWMU
St. Louis –
The housing foreclosure crisis has made hard times even harder for many people in the nation's old industrial cities.
University of Missouri-St. Louis political scientist Todd Swanstrom is studying the problem in six metropolitan areas. He told KWMU's Matt Sepic St. Louis has not been hit as hard as cities such as Cleveland and Detroit, nor did it face the wild speculation of the coasts.
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