Foreclosing on a dream: Grand Hampton

Grand Hampton, once considered the crown jewel of New Tampa, was built for people with money. People began buying properties there around 2005. At least 125 of its 800 homes have been in foreclosure.
Click on a red property to see its foreclosure history.

Interactive map by DARLA CAMERON. Research by MARLENE SOKOL.
Source: Hillsborough County Property Appraiser, foreclosure records
Foreclosure crisis caused by investors. And lenders. And politicians. And buyers.
People bought homes they couldn't afford. Politicians approved homes that didn't need built. Investors drove up prices on homes no one would live in. All guilty. Meet the people who still live in these broken neighborhoods.

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