When David Herr's janitorial company went under as the economy collapsed, the Tucson father spent his last $3,000 on a rusty RV. At least he'd have a home if things got bad, he figured.
David Herr and his family now live in a south-side duplex where the landlord gives them a break on the rent. But until they found the rental, the family of four was living in an old RV he bought - a decision that spared them from homelessness, he says. Above, Herr enjoys some close-up time w…
Dan Leanna and fiancee Tara Scott share breakfast with their kids, Conner Leanna, 1, and Faith Devine, 6. The family found the two-bedroom apartment through Primavera.
Dan Leanna plays with Conner Leanna and Faith Devine. Dan Leanna faced a hard time finding a place to live because he has a drug arrest and landlords kept turning him down.
David Herr, right, and his sons, Randy, 14, and Azriel, 4, now have a duplex they can call home, but he's keeping the RV where they lived for a while parked out front just in case.
Robert Botello, facing, with Citigroup, meets with Deborah and Owen Edwards during NACA's American Dream Event at the Tucson Expo Center. The mortgage-counseling program will continue through Tuesday.
Clutching tote bags, accordion files and shoe boxes stuffed with paperwork, dozens of homeowners waited in line Friday for the chance to lower their mortgage payments.