'Zombie Subdivisions' Eating America's Suburbs

Thousands of subdivisions across the country have been abandoned mid-development by owners and developers hit hard by the economic recession. This video takes a tour inside one of these "zombie subdivisions".

The video takes a look inside Waterlace subdivision outside Atlanta. 400 homes were planned for the subdivision. Only 13 were built.

Full Story: Zombie subdivisions left naked

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