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Tag Archives: Housing

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 5: We need to talk about eviction

Tina Griego, our managing editor, recently realized that for all the stories she’d written over the years about affordable housing, gentrification and changing neighborhoods in […]...

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June 16, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Elyria-Swansea residents to CDOT: leave us alone!

Donna Garduno has no intention of moving quietly. Her small home is in north Denver’s Elyria-Swansea, a mostly low-income, Latino neighborhood where her family has […]...

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February 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

In Aspen, even doctors need affordable housing

Homes in Aspen and surrounding Pitkin County are routinely listed for sale for amounts in the many millions, out of reach for most mere mortals […]...

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June 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Census: Millions of livable homes stand vacant across the U.S.

Newly released Census data reveal that, as other evidence suggests, the recession has battered some areas harder than others. Census Bureau statistics show that 11.3 percent of residences in the U.S., about 13.2 million homes, stood vacant in 2010. There...

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March 27, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Warnings escalate on strategic defaulting yet loan modification programs drag

Warnings escalate on strategic defaulting yet loan modification programs drag

Shahien Nasiripour at the Huffington Post parses a J.P. Morgan filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission and notes that the bank, the second largest […]...

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May 12, 2010 Blog, Politics
Survey finds racial disparities under anti-foreclosure program

Survey finds racial disparities under anti-foreclosure program

Black homeowners are roughly 50 percent less likely than whites to receive help under the largest of the administration’s anti-foreclosure programs, according to a new survey of qualified families.

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March 30, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Reining in the subprime scoundrels

Reining in the subprime scoundrels

President Barack Obama is scheduled to unveil his agenda for revamping financial regulation later this week. As the economy struggles though a recession created by the banking industry, it's crucial that Obama and his advisers craft a set of rules...

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June 16, 2009 Blog, Politics
Momentum to halt abusive lending, overhaul mortgage industry stalls

Momentum to halt abusive lending, overhaul mortgage industry stalls

Not long after foreclosures started to take off in 2007 and the mortgage market’s collapse began to cripple the economy, one lesson seemed obvious: The predatory lending practices that led to the crisis had to be reined in. But despite massive...

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June 8, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Tweet of the Week: Colorado leads nation out of recession

Tweet of the Week: Colorado leads nation out of recession

tweet-recession When do economists predict this good news will happen in the Centennial State? Look below the fold....

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June 5, 2009 Blog, Politics
Jump in foreclosures reaches historic high in March

Jump in foreclosures reaches historic high in March

Just as a voluntary ban on foreclosures ended, a record jump in foreclosure activity in March is raising troubling questions about whether lenders and servicers are genuinely willing and able to do loan modifications on a large scale. And it...

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April 21, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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