Boston, Minneapolis and San Diego are flipping houses in an effort to prevent neighborhood blight- a strategy that appears to be working.
Aug 27, 2008 The New York Times
Witold Rybczynski wrote <em>The Last Harvest</em> about a new development being created in an exurban cornfield. NPR visits the half-finished community with Witold, which is suffering from the economic crisis.
Aug 25, 2008 NPR
While the mortgage crisis has hit hard in California and other prosperous regions, the cities that are sliding fastest into decline are still in the Rust Belt, with disappearing populations and bleak job prospects.
Aug 17, 2008 Forbes
<p>Early buyers in new housing developments are finding themselves stranded in virtual ghost towns as developers go belly up.</p>
Aug 5, 2008 Wall St. Journal
<p>Friends of the Earth president Brent Blackwelder and journalist James S. Henry believe that the federal bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac needs to come with some very green strings attached.</p>
Jul 28, 2008 The Nation
<p>Exurban developments are struggling to control their rampant foreclosure rates and plummeting housing values.</p>
Jul 28, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
<p>The Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae crisis is resurrecting the debate over the role the federal government should play in the housing market.</p>
Jul 18, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Indianapolis has a growing problem with abandoned houses. To fight the blight, they're now selling the homes online.</p>
Jul 14, 2008 The Indianapolis Star
<p>Congress is promising to pass before Independence Day a sweeping set of housing legislation that would offer refinancing packages, a trust fund for affordable rental housing and offer tax credits for purchasing unoccupied houses.</p>
Jun 27, 2008 The New York Times
<p>Paul Krugman writes that we need to stop conflating owing a home with citizenship.</p>
Jun 26, 2008 The New York Times