Economists Post on Southeast in SouthPoint
Podcast Explores the State of Multifamily Real Estate
Lockhart Discusses FOMC Policy Actions
Land Banks: One Tool for Housing Market Recovery
Fed Gov. Raskin Speaks on Foreclosures and the Legal System
Sept. 8 Microfinance Call-in Resources Online
Events & Supplemental Reading
Resources for Current Issues
Economic Development Podcasts
||Editor's Note: This publication is posted on a rolling bi-monthly schedule.
Updated October 31, 2011
||Land Banks: One Tool for Housing Market Recovery
10/19/2011 - Governor Elizabeth Duke discussed "lessons learned" from the financial crisis during a Federal Reserve Board forum on September 1. Duke also identified obstacles to the housing market recovery and explored possible solutions. One option, land banking, has a good track record in the Southeast.
||Fed Gov. Raskin Speaks on Foreclosures and the Legal System
10/18/2011 - The impact of the foreclosure crisis is far-reaching and has put pressure on the legal system. Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin spoke October 4 about the challenges and opportunities that arise from the high numbers of foreclosures.
||Audio and Slides from Sept. 8 Fed Microfinance Call-in Session Now Online
10/14/2011 - Miss a Fed community development call-in? No problem! You can hear the presentations and discussion plus see the slides and related resources online after the session. Materials from the first call-in on September 8, Micro Finance: Helping to Create First-time Entrepreneurs, are available now.