With a high rate of foreclosure, Cleveland instituted a land bank to rein in rampant vacancies. After two years, the program has made some headway.
Aug 30, 2011 NPR
Finding financing is one of the biggest challenges for transit-oriented development. How did Portland convince its lenders to get on board?
May 25, 2010 Streetsblog
Transit oriented development is having a hard time taking hold in Salt Lake City. Some say the parking preferences of lenders are to blame.
Oct 12, 2009 The Salt Lake Tribune
<p>President George W. Bush signed into law a package of housing legislation intended to ease the burden on thousands of borrowers who face losing their homes. The legislation will also bail out major mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.</p>
Jul 30, 2008 The New York Times