August 14, 2008, 8am PDT
A foreclosed property in Detroit was recently put on the market at a selling price of just one dollar.
The Detroit News
July 28, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Exurban developments are struggling to control their rampant foreclosure rates and plummeting housing values.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
July 16, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>As foreclosures increase throughout the country, more cities are looking to solve the problem of abandoned and dilapidated houses with demolition.</p>
The Economist
July 5, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>In a move to combat the growing numbers of foreclosed homes and provide affordable housing, Fairfax County, Virginia, has announced plans to buy up foreclosed properties to augment the county's supply of affordable homes.</p>
The Washington Post
July 2, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Foreclosed homes are creating blight in urban and suburban areas all across the country, lowering property values by more than $200 billion.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
June 25, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A homeowner on the verge of foreclosure in Las Vegas is not going down without a fight. He is literally destroying his home from the inside out.</p>
CBS 8 Las Vegas
June 8, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A city councilwoman in Galt, south of Sacramento, is cited for violating city code rules on watering. That's despite the fact that the City Council had urged the public to water and care for lawns at foreclosed homes.</p>
Lodi News-Sentinel
May 30, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>In California's Inland Empire, abandoned houses are plentiful- the fallout from the subprime mortgage mess. Bill Fulton reports on what some cites are doing to keep the abandoned houses from dragging down neighborhoods.</p>
California Planning & Development Report
May 29, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>A recent report by a Federal Reserve Bank senior economist argues that Houston's resiliency during the ongoing housing crisis is due in part to its lack of zoning regulations.</p>
The Houston Chronicle
May 27, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This segment from <em>NPR</em> looks at the city of Cleveland and examines how foreclosures have devastated the city and many of its neighborhoods.</p>
May 16, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Minneapolis is one of several cities that have filed lawsuits against mortgage companies, seeking damages for the blight caused by the large number of foreclosures in some of its neighborhoods.</p>
USA Today
May 8, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>The Federal Reserve has announced plans to help community non-profits to acquire foreclosed homes for use as affordable housing.</p>
The Washington Post
April 24, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>The latest figures show that more than 500 California households have gone into foreclosure each day in the first quarter of 2008.</p>
LA Times Blog: LA Land
April 16, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Without a clear federal plan to counteract the swath of foreclosures sweeping across the country, state governments are finding ways to reduce the local impacts.</p>
The Washington Post
April 16, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>A HUD plan that allows municipalities to buy up foreclosed homes for just $1 is causing controversy in Wayne County, Michigan, where cities and counties are fighting over who is best suited to take over abandoned homes.</p>
The Detroit Free Press
April 6, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>California's redevelopment agencies are feeling pressure on numerous fronts these days. Some may go out of business next year. Still, state lawmakers are considering giving the agencies authority to buy out subprime mortgages.</p>
California Planning & Development Report
April 4, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A new plan in the Senate looks to help the country deal with the backlash of the housing crisis by offering tax breaks and credit. But will it help people whose homes have been foreclosed?</p>