The Housing Bubble Could Burst the Banks

May 2005
National Journal;5/21/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 21, preceding p1519
Reports on a warning issued by U.S. government bank regulators regarding the activities of lenders in making home equity loans. Views of Christian E. Weller, a senior economist at the Center for American Progress, on the housing situation in the U.S.; Percentage of the equity in the value of middle-class homes that is owned by banks; Effect of the housing prices on the country's financial system.


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