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BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) - Foreclosures leave families homeless, and it's happening around the country, even here in eastern Iowa.

The first national Jobs and Homes Now! day of action took place Thursday. It raises awareness on the needs of working families and communities Black Hawk County has a 4.5 percent unemployment rate, while Waterloo is at 5.9 percent.

"Really we want to again, promote awareness if you need help, if you think your going to face foreclosure, if your currently in foreclosure, please contact Operation Threshold. Are services are completely free and it's confidential," said Lekeisha Veasley, Operation Threshold.

There have already been 210 foreclosures this year alone in Black Hawk County.

 

Online Producer: Maria Magner

 

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