Melinda Burns uses two California cities through which to investigate the reasons why the foreclosure crisis has impacted communities in dramatically different ways.
Jan 20, 2012 Miller-McCune
Abigail Gardner of Smart Growth America takes aim at a recent article based primarily on Wendell Cox's correlation of smart growth policies to the housing market bubble and collapse.
Jun 23, 2011 D.C. Streetsblog
Richard Florida argues that edge cities ravaged by the recession should take cues from urban development patterns to spur growth.
Oct 11, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
Millions of American homeowners are underwater facing the loss of their home, causing devastating effects on the national and local economy. But when a homeowner decides to walk away from his or her home, is that a sign of crisis or a shrewd move?
May 29, 2010 McClatchy Newspapers via Fresno Bee
The Feds have $1.5 billion to help homeowners at risk of losing homes to foreclosure. Deciding just which homeowners to help is no easy task. This article looks at the decision-making process in Arizona, one of the five states receiving federal aid.
Mar 24, 2010 The New York Times - Business
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.
Aug 11, 2009 Shelterforce Magazine
Obama Administration officials, speaking at a conference of real estate writers and editors, admitted that the housing crisis is far from over and administration efforts are taking time to have an effect.
Jun 22, 2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer
In Detroit, a couple bought a foreclosure for $1900. They've been steadily piecing together a community out of their neighborhood ever since.
Mar 9, 2009 The New York Times