Foreclosure

A Detroit-based maker of "crowdfunding and social mapping systems," has developed an interactive map of the tax status of every property in Detroit. In bright yellows, oranges, and reds, the city's property tax "black hole" is brutally clear.
Jan 31, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
In trying to turn people into homeowners, the city of Cleveland's participation in a federally-funded home loan program greatly exacerbated its foreclosure crisis.
Dec 15, 2009   The Cleveland Plain Dealer
With foreclosures racking up, the state of Florida is entering a dark period. Despite the dire prognosis, the stat'es historic ups and downs hint that Florida may be able to come back.
Aug 19, 2009   The New York Times
While the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance is helping people buy homes, their aim is to build an army of trained homeowners to engage their own neighbors in organizing and advocacy.
Aug 11, 2009   Shelterforce Magazine
Sales in Brooklyn are down, and that's made a ghost town out of the recently booming but now busted Williamsburg neighborhood.
Jul 15, 2009   New York Magazine
Fort Lauderdale joins a national program which will provide $3.7 million to change foreclosed homes into affordable housing.
Jun 8, 2009   Sun-Sentinel
Dealing with abandoned and foreclosed properties should be high on the list of priorities for the new White House Office of Urban Affairs, says Justin Hollander, assistant professor at Tufts.
May 26, 2009   American City & County Magazine