"... for the Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria area, the rate of foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans is 2.45 percent for the month of August, an increase of 1.29 percentage points compared to August of 2008 when the rate was 1.16 percent.* Foreclosure activity in Washington-Arlington- Alexandria is lower than the national foreclosure rate which was 2.86 percent for August 2009, representing a 0.41 percentage point difference.
Also in Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria, the mortgage delinquency rate has increased. According to First American CoreLogic data for August 2009, 6.85 percent of mortgage loans were 90 days or more delinquent compared to 4.13 percent for the same period last year, representing an increase of 2.72 percentage points."
[via First American Logic]