... which, after all, is the meaning of "foreclosure."
According to Business First in Columbus, home foreclosures in Ohio during July increased 27% from June, and 23% from July 2009. There has been one foreclosure filing for every 376 households. Ohio was ranked the 11th worst in the nation for July foreclosures.
I suppose we should be grateful that we dropped out of the top ten, but the statistics still reflect an awful lot of human misery.