Former homeowners leave toys, trash and treasures in foreclosed homes (VIDEO)
The housing crisis hit the Bay Area hard, with thousands of families losing their homes. In the rush to get out, in anger over eviction or in a desperate attempt to leave a beloved family home in pristine condition, people leave their houses in a variety of states. Some homes are trashed by vandals or squatters once homeowners vacate them. The things left behind offer a glimpse into the hardships and realities of foreclosures.