Despite National Drop, Foreclosures In Connecticut On The Rise

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Caution tape is streamed across an abandoned property on March 12,... News PhotoAbandoned,Bridgeport - Connecticut,Business,Civilian,Connecticut,Construction Industry,Crisis,Finance,Horizontal,House,Land,Loan,Poverty,Recession,Safety,Subprime Loan Crisis,USA,UnemploymentPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2010 Getty ImagesBRIDGEPORT, CT - MARCH 12: Caution tape is streamed across an abandoned property on March 12, 2010 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. A new report by RealtyTrac Inc. announced that the number of foreclosed homes in Connecticut, one of the nation's wealthiest states, is up 3.4 percent from January to February of this year. Nationwide foreclosures have decreased by two percent from January to February. The report, which was released yesterday, says there were nearly 2,300 foreclosure filings in Connecticut last month, compared with nearly 2,200 in January. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)