Dixie Mitchell sits with two of her great-grandchildren, Zion Russell, 8, right, and Zaydhen Butler, 2, in the home she fought to save from debtors during the economic downturn. “They came and tried to snatch my house out from under me,” she says. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
A decade of change

‘It’s like a house of cards’: The human toll of the housing crisis in Seattle

The housing crisis of a decade ago turned home prices and people’s futures upside down. While the nation rebounded and the Seattle area launched into a historic economic revival, some homeowners found themselves facing foreclosure. Here are the stories of four women who fought to save their homes — and found a common cause.  VIEW

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