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Ideas for Fixing the Housing Market

In the "Room for Debate" section of its Opinion Pages, The New York Times has gathered a series of ideas for fixing the struggling housing market from experts across the ideological spectrum.

Responding to programs President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union address, the Times has published a series of opinion pieces, 6 in total, from authors, economists, and homeowners proposing solutions to fix the country's housing and foreclosure crisis.

Ideas range from letting the market hit bottom, to investigating the banks, to asking banks to rent out houses that remain vacant for more three months.

Full Story: A Better Way to Fix the Housing Market?

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