The 11 million people whose mortgages are underwater and the 9 million who have received foreclosure notices since the housing crisis began are sure to pay close attention to the candidates' proposals. But sharp interest in their plans won't stop there: Other large swaths of voters, including homebuilders, Realtors and investors, are also holding their breath.
To get a sense of their concerns, AOL Real Estate spoke to six Americans from different backgrounds who have a whole lot riding on the next administration's approach to housing. Click through our gallery to learn about the changes that they are hoping for in the next presidential term.
- Former McMansion Owner Wants Government Out
- Chicago Resident Yearns for More Housing Relief
- Distressed Homeowner Wants More Pressure on Banks
- Deep-Pocketed Investor Calls for More Incentives to Buy
- Realtor Says Homeowner Tax Breaks Must be Preserved
- Property Manager Wants Foreclosure Backlog Cleared
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