Many people believe the banks have shown that they are not very good at managing money. Without the governments (we the taxpayers) help, many of them would be out of business and the high priced executives would be looking for work like 20% of the population. So it comes as no surprise to most people that a new problem has cropped up in the houses the banks have taken in foreclosure. Mold. This problem is giving the term Underwater House a whole new meaning.
When you cut off the power and seal a house up, mold creeps in regardless of the climate. Houses are meant to be lived in, not closed down. Have you ever had a refrigerator that you just unplugged and let sit with the door closed? Same thing.
Here is a quote from the article:
"It was the middle of winter. There were icicles coming out of the windows above the garage, no heat, but it was 80 degrees inside of the house because it was self-composting."