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Right to Rent

Loren Berlin

The Foreclosure Crisis Solution Banks Don't Want You To Know: Right to Rent | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Brad Meyer occupies the real estate equivalent of the twilight zone. He lives in Milwaukee with his wife and children in the three-bedroom ranch house...

"Right-to-Rent": A Simple, Sensible Idea That Dysfunctional Washington Is More Than Happy to Let Die

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Decisions are being made on a regular basis that are prolonging the economic crisis. And there are plenty of steps we can take that would produce tangible positive results in the lives of millions of people.

WATCH: Arianna Highlights Benefits Of 'Right To Rent' Proposal

Huff TV | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna discussed a proposal that aims to help foreclosed homeowners stay in their homes, in an appearance on ABC News. "I have a favorite good idea...

Home Economics 101: George Will And Niall Ferguson Flunk

Dean Baker | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

George Will and Niall Ferguson recently dismissed the proposal for a Right to Rent program, both insisting that it's wrong to assume that it would be cheaper to rent than to pay the mortgage on people's homes. Will and Ferguson need to review the data.

Lila Shapiro

Should Foreclosed Borrowers Be Able To Rent Their Old Homes? | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. On Wednesday, the New York Times published an op-ed by the former mayor of Greenport, N.Y., David E. Kapell, with a pow...

Weekly Audit: Brown-Nosing Wall Street Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger More than two years after the collapse of Bear Stearns, the House and Senate finally ironed out their differ...

'Right To Rent' - Borrowers Should Be Allowed To Rent Their Own Homes: Dean Baker

Los Angeles Times | Jon Healey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Less than 10% of homeowners facing foreclosure have benefited from the Obama administration's mortgage modification program, according to a Treasury D...