National Consumers League

What's next for the foreclosure crisis? Reality TV!


Groan. According to U.S. News and World Report, the mortgage and foreclosure crisis is hitting the airwaves, subject of a new reality tv series called The Foreclosure Shoppe. No matter your opinions of the reality tv genre, you've got to wonder about whether this kind of treatment will help bring the issue to new audiences or turn people off from learning about the issue. With millions of Americans -- and consumers from around the world -- being exposed to the housing crisis, any focus on the issues can't hurt, right? Here's some news about consumers being affected by mortgage scams.