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Was the property actually ever sold at a foreclosure sale or not?
If not, then you are still the legal owner of record and there is nothing that would prevent you from retaking possession of the property, renting it, or otherwise using your property.
Unfortunately you can't force the lender to foreclose and force a sale of it if they don't want to . They seem to be content to not foreclose and keep it in your name so that all the problems come to you and not them. So if it were me, I would figure out some way to make money on their dime because presumably you aren't paying a payment on the property, but it is still legally yours. So if you can rent it or otherwise use it, you can benefit without paying them until they finally get around to foreclosing and forcing a sale.