Foreclosure Mitigation

August 28, 2015, 2pm PDT
Planners get involved with foreclosure by assisting residents threatened with foreclosure or addressing community impacts such as blight, vacancy, and property disinvestment. A look at vacant property fees as a tool for dealing with foreclosure.
Maine Association of Planners
October 19, 2010, 11am PDT
Christopher Leinberger argues that regardless of current coping strategies, the mortgage crisis is permanently reshaping cities and their edges.
The New Republic
August 11, 2009, 11am PDT
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.
Shelterforce Magazine
August 4, 2009, 2pm PDT
James Surowiecki dispels the myth that banks are better off renegotiating mortgage then foreclosing.
The New Yorker
May 5, 2009, 12pm PDT
Cities struck by the foreclosure crisis are implementing a number of measures to help prevent foreclosures and stabilize neighborhoods already racked by vacancies.
The Planning Report
February 2, 2009, 7am PST
Accessory apartments benefit society and the economy, and it's time for tax credits to promote them, according to this oped from Patrick H. Hare and George W. Liebmann.
The Baltimore Sun