"Yes. The house that we moved into, where we lived the first few years we were married, the people were going to lose. And so some building and loan contacted John, my husband, and said, 'If you would move in and pay the rest [of the mortgage] off then we will not foreclose. And so the people that were living there moved out, left the furniture. I mean, they moved into a little apartment downtown, and John and I moved into that house and he paid his rent there."

Louise Dougherty on Buying a House


Other Excerpts from Louise Dougherty's Interview:

The Crash
Failing Banks
Board of Education