Tampa Bay has the nation’s third worse foreclosure rate according to CoreLogic.
4.2 percent of bay area homes are in some stage of being repossessed by a lender.
Only Newark, N.J. and Nassau-Suffolk, New York have a higher percentage of people losing their homes to foreclosure.
8.2 percent of Tampa Bay homeowners are delinquent on their monthly payments.
The national average for delinquency is 3.9 percent.