|(29 May 2014)
The latest available data from the federal courts show that during April 2014 the government reported 374 new foreclosure civil filings.
While this is only half of the peak monthly level of such lawsuits filed in May and June of 2012, it is the third straight month that the number of foreclosure lawsuits has increased since dropping to 302 in January 2014.
The Eastern District of Kentucky (Lexington) led the nation with 15.2 foreclosure civil cases filed per one million people, compared with 1.2 such cases filed per million for the United States as a whole. Second was Rhode Island at 7.6 cases per million, followed by the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta) with 4.2 cases per million.
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