50% of Top 10 Highest Foreclosure Districts in SoCal
California Attorney General Jerry Brown announced yesterday a 10-state settlement with Countrywide which will provide $8.68 billion of home loan and foreclosure relief nationally. California will get $3.5 billion of it. (AP Photo/Jakub Mosur)
HotPads compiled a list of the top ten congressional districts with the highest foreclosure rates in the country showing that seven of those districts are in California with five of those in Southern California.
While District 18 represented by Dennis Cardoza in Northern California takes the top spot on the list, Mary Bono Mack's 45th District stretching from Riverside County to beyond Joshua Tree takes second. Nearby, the mostly San Bernardino County 43rd District earned itself fourth place on the list with Joe Baca at the helm.
Rounding off the list of SoCal districts at spots six through eight are Jerry Lewis' large San Bernardino to the Nevada state border 41st District, Howard "Buck" McKeon's Santa Clarita/Antelope Valley 25th District and Ken Calvert's Riverside/Orange County 44th District.
All representatives are Republicans who voted yes on both bailout votes, save for Baca who is a Democrat that originally voted no on the bailout, but later switched his vote last Friday.