Housing bailout

How Big is the Housing Bailout?

Digesting the Housing Bailout Apparently, no one knows at the moment. I haven’t had time to digest the details of the just-announced housing bailout. But what I find interesting, from briefly scanning news accounts, is the discrepant price tags attached to it: I’ve seen the total cost pegged at anywhere from $75 billion to more...
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Illusory "Bright Lines"

Two Types of Housing Distress The key to understanding [the administration’s housing] plan will be remembering that there are two different groups of homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. The first group is made up of people who cannot afford their mortgages and have fallen behind on their monthly payments . . . The...
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