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Origins of the Mortgage Crisis

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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Origins of the Mortgage Crisis It’s well known that Cleveland has been among the hardest-hit cities in the nation by the subprime mortgage debacle but now an author says the country’s current economic crisis, the worldwide recession actually originated here. Alyssa Katz suggests that once the ball really got rolling a meltdown was inevitable. It was a storm brewing for years and, she says, the climate for it to break was just right in Cleveland. Our Lot...How Real Estate Came to Own Us Tuesday morning at 9:00 on 90.3.


Economy, Facing the Mortgage Crisis, Government/Politics, Other, Housing/Real Estate


Alyssa Katz, author, Our Lot...How Real Estate Came to Own Us.
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