Even for homeowners who have weathered the subprime mortgage debacle, the epidemic of foreclosures in Jamaica, South Ozone Park and Rochdale has created another major headache.
Foreclosures in Jamaica now home to squatters, druggies - making ghost town
Friendly streets once populated by predominantly black, working-class families in starter homes are now haunted by drug dealers and squatters.
Vacant, litter-strewn yards have become the norm for residential blocks like 118th Ave. and 152nd St., the epicenter of the foreclosure crisis in Queens.
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