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The 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates in May

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10. Foreclosures: New Mexico

1 in every 1,032 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Up 44.1%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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9. Foreclosures: Ohio

1 in every 977 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Down 0.62%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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8. Foreclosures: Connecticut

1 in every 973 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Up 26.74%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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7. Foreclosures: South Carolina

1 in every 938 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Up 1.19%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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6. Foreclosures: Illinois

1 in every 878 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Up 7.31%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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5. Foreclosures: Nevada

1 in every 851 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Down 11.33%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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4. Foreclosures: Florida

1 in every 738 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Down 0.94%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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3. Foreclosures: Delaware

1 in every 716 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Down 12.37%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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2. Foreclosures: Maryland

1 in every 693 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Down 21.36%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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1. Foreclosures: New Jersey

1 in every 559 housing units received a foreclosure filing.

  • Change in filings from April: Up 1.08%
  • Nationally: 1 in every 1,316

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