Home Loans

November 7, 2015, 5am PST
The recovery from the housing crisis of the Great Recession has proven uneven in more ways than one. One not insignificant feature: less lending to minority homebuyers.
Urban Institute
April 29, 2015, 11am PDT
Long suffering Rust Belt woes and lacking the name recognition of a Pittsburgh or Detroit, York opened its doors to another overlooked group: artists. The results so far are impressive.
Belt Magazine
November 10, 2014, 10am PST
Dina ElBoghdady and Dan Keating report on the state of the real estate market as it concerns the wealthiest Americans—times are good if you are wealthy and looking to borrow money to buy a home.
The Washington Post
October 14, 2014, 5am PDT
Laurie Goodman and Jun Zhu explain the complicated but critical controversy over the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) recent policy for sunsets on loan put-backs. At stake: the ongoing constraints on lending in the United States.
Housing Wire
March 17, 2014, 6am PDT
The same minority groups hit hardest by the housing bust are benefiting least during recovery.
MetroTrends Blog
December 15, 2009, 8am PST
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.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer