Foreclosure Assistance Resource Guide (2011)

Azka Mohyuddin and Ami Kachalia, two Byrne 2011 Summer Research Research Associates compiled a Foreclosure Assistance Resource Guide to pool useful information about foreclosure assistance in an accessible format. This packet is a one-stop reference guide for county and municipal governments, housing counselors, nonprofit organizations, and local communities. Each page contains information about a particular […]

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Rebuilding Communities from the Ground Up (2010)

The 2010 Rutgers Bloustein School Community Development Studio worked with Episcopal Community Development, a non‐profit organization in Newark, to better understand the neighborhood context of foreclosure and to consider approaches for neighborhood revitalization. The team approached the project as an opportunity to reconceptualize community development. While they focused on foreclosure, they also explored a more […]

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Home Mortgage Foreclosures (2008)

The 2008 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with the Essex-Newark Foreclosure Task Force, formed in 2007 and comprised of more than 40 representatives from municipal, county, state and federal government, community organizations, attorneys, researchers, and advocates. The Studio conducted research on the extent of the foreclosure crisis and explored local, state, and federal policy interventions. […]

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Mortgage Market Transformations and Foreclosure (2006)

The 2006 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio worked with the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, an advocacy and research organization in Newark. The Institute was concerned about rising foreclosure rates and predatory lending in communities throughout New Jersey. To learn more about foreclosure and how it affects communities, the studio considered: How substantial is […]

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