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Entries by Mark Winston Griffith from 12/2008

Treasury to Promote Homeownership? Not so fast

| Posted 12.04.2008 | Business

A version of this entry was posted on the DMI blog. It's remarkable how the Bush Administration keeps missing the mark on the mortgage and foreclosur...

Manhattan Institute: Wrong Again on Fair Lending

| Posted 12.12.2008 | Business

This entry is cross-posted on the DMI blog. n yesterday's New York Times, Howard Husock at the Manhattan Institute repeated the tired old argument th...

The Best of 2008: Going after the Predatory Lenders

| Posted 12.12.2008 | Business

The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy yesterday released its 2008 Year In Review. report It includes some of the best urban policies of the year...

Tenants Receive Overdue Foreclosure Love

| Posted 12.15.2008 | Business

Tenants who live in homes facing foreclosure are among the most invisible victims of the foreclosure crisis.

Homeownership and Asset-Building Beyond the Bush Ownership Society

| Posted 12.22.2008 | Business

We need to stop creating public policies that transmit the message that evolved stakeholderhood and more wholesome values come from owning a home.

Show Me the Money

| Posted 12.24.2008 | Business

The fact that no banks receiving TARP funds provided the Associated Press with specific answers on what they spent the money on is a giant middle finger to the American taxpayer.