DC overall foreclosure rate among nation's highest, CoreLogic reports

Despite a healthier frequency in the metro area, the District itself suffers from high foreclosure rates
  • The national foreclosure rate in July was the lowest since August 2007.
  • D.C. proper held the nation's fifth highest foreclosure inventory rate in July.
  • The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro's foreclosure inventory was much lower, at 0.8 percent.

After years of consistent improvements, the national foreclosure rate is at its lowest level in nine years, according to CoreLogic’s July 2016 National Foreclosure Report.