October 10, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Federal Housing Administration has proposed a rule that could remove one of the barriers to mixed-use developments. Questions still remain about whether the new rule goes far enough.
October 14, 2014, 1pm PDT
Nathalie Baptiste examines the case of Prince George’s County in Maryland near Washington D.C. as a study in how the housing and real estate markets has unjustly attacked the wealth of Black Americans.
March 25, 2014, 2pm PDT
A recent article describes the context of urbanization around the country before examining the implications of the trend for the decisions made by bankers—i.e., where and how to invest—especially given the realities of the post-recession economy.
March 15, 2012, 2pm PDT
Once a bastion of rent-controlled housing for the poor and working class, a New York non-profit recently ousted its CEO following a string of risky real estate investments, Charles Bagli reports.
August 23, 2011, 6am PDT
The lackluster performance of the Federal Home Loan Banks' economic development could be improved by following the model of their own Affordable Housing Program, writes Carol Wayman.
April 2, 2009, 6am PDT
In midsize cities across the United States, consumer borrowing has actually increased, which often leads to higher employment levels and wages than average.