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Losing Home Over $200? Tax Lien Fallout

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A new investigation by The Washington Post shows that hundreds of people in Washington, D.C. are losing their homes over tax debts that often total less than $200. Host Michel Martin speaks with investigative journalist Michael Sallah, about how tax lien sales are forcing elderly homeowners onto the streets.
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