Foreclosures

Louisville, like many other cities around the country, has been working hard to reduce the number of abandoned buildings. Recent efforts have provided the city with a new road map for blight reduction.
Jun 23, 2014   The Courier-Journal
Former homeowners forced out of their houses are becoming renters. It seems to be a good thing for them -- and the economy.
Dec 11, 2009   The Wall Street Journal
Many of the thousands of commercial buildings erected on easy credit before the economic downturn remain underutilized or empty. Now those loans are coming due.
Nov 21, 2009   Huffington Post
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Oct 26, 2009   By Nate Berg
Foreclosed homes in Phoenix are a new goldmine for one developer, who is buying up land near the city's mass transit lines and marketing properties as transit oriented development.
Oct 17, 2009   NPR
The high amount of foreclosures is expected to make things tougher for Census officials as they prepare for 2010 Census enumeration.
Oct 14, 2009   The Associated Press
Thousands of subdivisions across the country have been abandoned mid-development by owners and developers hit hard by the economic recession. This video takes a tour inside one of these "zombie subdivisions".
Oct 7, 2009   CNN
A Wells Fargo executive involved in foreclosures has reportedly been using a foreclosed Malibu, California, estate for personal parties on the weekends.
Sep 14, 2009   Los Angeles Times
A new documentary tracks the meltdown of Wall Street and its impact on housing throughout the country. <em>The New York Times</em> offers this review.
Sep 3, 2009   The New York Times
Willingness to default on home loans has been found to increase in ZIP codes with high foreclosure rates, leaving foreclosure-heavy Las Vegas in danger.
Aug 8, 2009   The Las Vegas Sun
The supply of housing in Las Vegas is at a three-year low, a fact many attribute to prospectors buying up low-priced foreclosures in recent months.
Jul 27, 2009   The Las Vegas Sun