Los Angeles Times
Alvin and Debbie Clavon, with sons Adam, 5, Jordan, 8, and Alvin III, 9 (foreground), had hoped that President Bush's plan to slow the mortgage meltdown would offer some relief. The plan would give lenders broad latitude to fix troubled loans, but it's too late to help the Clavons. The adjustable sub-prime mortgage on their home in L.A.'s Hyde Park area has already reset twice, rising from $1,450 a month to $2,300.
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