Foreclosure Response This series of 14 interviews features experts on various facets of foreclosure, from neighborhood impacts to loan modifications to new strategies. These interviews engage listeners in understanding problems and advancing solutions. en-us Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Atlanta Fed Logo The Changing Nature of Housing Counseling Transcript Fri, 08 Jan 2010 00:00:00 EST Suzanne Boas, president of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Atlanta, talks about the changing nature of the organization's client demographics and the strategies CCCS is using to help homeowners across the nation avoid or recover from foreclosure. Foreclosures and the Appraisal Industry Transcript Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 EST K.C. Conway, subject matter expert with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, talks about how the foreclosure crisis has affected the appraisal industry and strategies for responding to rapidly changing housing markets. Piloting Neighborhood Stabilization Strategies Transcript Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 EST John O'Callaghan, president and CEO of the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership Inc., talks about ANDP's pilot program to test neighborhood stabilization strategies and how lessons from this program informed their Neighborhood Stabilization Program activities. Intermediary Lending Products for Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grantees Transcript Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 EST Tyler Van Gundy of the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) describes the intermediary lending products NCST has developed to support various Neighborhood Stabilization Program strategies. Foreclosures and Fair Property Tax Valuation Transcript Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST Susan Adams, director of research, policy, and information at Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership Inc., talks about how foreclosures and tax assessment practices can have an inequitable impact on households. Lessons from Community Stabilization Partnerships Transcript Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST Craig Nickerson of the National Community Stabilization Trust discusses what the trust has learned from partnering with many Neighborhood Stabilization Program grantees as they work to restore communities hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis. Contagion Effects of Foreclosure Transcript Fri, 06 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST Stephanie Rauterkus, a visiting scholar at the Atlanta Fed and an assistant professor at the University of Alabama–Birmingham, discusses the impact that foreclosures can have on the home values of the entire neighborhood. The Accumulation of Bank-Owned Homes Transcript Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST Dan Immergluck, an associate professor of city and regional planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology, discusses how different metropolitan areas have been affected by bank-owned properties, what happens once these homes go into foreclosure, and what can be done to return these homes to productive use. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program Transcript Thu, 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST Karen Leone de Nie, research manager of Community Development at the Atlanta Fed, discusses how local governments in the Southeast are using the federal government's Neighborhood Stabilization Program, which has allocated nearly $6 billion to help struggling neighborhoods, to stabilize and recover communities that have been hit hard by foreclosures. Foreclosures and Loan Modifications Transcript Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST Kris Gerardi, a research economist and associate policy adviser in the Atlanta Fed's research department, discusses loan modifications for borrowers in danger of foreclosure. (Note: This interview originally appeared in the Financial Update Focus podcast series.) Land Banking as a Foreclosure Mitigation Strategy Transcript Mon, 14 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EST Frank Alexander, a professor of law at Emory Law School, discusses the issues and opportunities that land banking represents for stabilizing communities across the country.