Foreclosures

The residents of Camden County in New Jersey, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, banded together to catalog the abandoned properties in their neighborhoods, where the problem of abandoned, or "zombie" properties, is growing.
Jul 21, 2014   Philadelphia Inquirer
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
Abandoned and foreclosed properties are plaguing many cities. Now some are trying to turn the blight into prosperity by creating land banks to hold, remodel or demolish the properties -- and pull in some revenue while they're at it.
Jul 13, 2009   USA Today
In Phoenix, human traffickers are using foreclosed homes to hold illegal immigrants hostage.
Jun 10, 2009   The Wall St. Journal
Americans are much more willing to consider buying a foreclosure than in the recent past, according to a new survey by online real estate site Trulia.
May 21, 2009   Builder Magazine
Steven Malanga looks back at a century of efforts by Washington to promote homeownership, which he says 'has produced one calamity after another.'
May 8, 2009   City Journal
A neighborhood in Buffalo, N.Y. is one of the emptiest in the U.S., according to a new analysis of the census from the Associated Press. About 1 out of every 3 homes is vacant.
May 6, 2009   Newsday
Foreclosures are skyrocketing in metropolitan Seattle, where some areas have seen figures triple as compared to recent years.
Apr 29, 2009   The Seattle Times
Salt Lake City has seen its share of foreclosure in its outer suburbs. Local planners and urban planning professors see this as an opportunity to convince locals of the benefits of city living.
Apr 14, 2009   Deseret News
Empty homes are littered in cities across the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one out of every nine U.S. homes is unoccupied.
Apr 13, 2009   USA Today
In cities across the country, banks are ditching out on foreclosed homes, giving more worries -- and bills -- to homeowners.
Apr 6, 2009   The New York Times