Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

December 8, 2022

A Controversial Fix for America’s Housing Market

By David Reiss

Insider quoted me in A Controversial Fix for America’s Housing Market: More Foreclosures. It opens, How many people should lose their homes to foreclosure? In an ideal world, of course, there would be no foreclosures at all. Everyone who buys … Continue reading

October 31, 2022

Improving Minority and Low-Income Homeownership Experiences

By David Reiss

  I participated in a very interesting event at the Chicago Fed last week: Risk and Racial bias: Workshop improving Minority and Low-Income Homeownership Experiences. The Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) team at the Chicago Fed sponsored the workshop. … Continue reading

May 2, 2022

Foreclosure Echo

By David Reiss

  David Reiss CC BY-NC-SA Linda Fisher recently posted a pdf of The Foreclosure Echo: How the Hardest Hit Have Been Left out of the Economic Recovery, a book she co-authored with Judith Fox. It came out before the pandemic, … Continue reading

April 27, 2022

Sharing Your Home with Strangers

By David Reiss

Debra Bechtel, Crystal Liu, Ernira Mehmetaj, and I have just posted Sharing Your Home with Strangers: Common-Interest Ownership and Financing Options to SSRN (as well as to bepress). The abstract reads, As the affordable housing crisis in the U.S. escalates, … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Financing The American Dream

By David Reiss

I published Financing The American Dream in the May/June 2019 issue of the ABA’s Probate & Property magazine.  it opens, Two movie scenes can bookend the last hundred years of housing finance. In Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life (RKO … Continue reading

November 20, 2018

The Future of Homeownership

By David Reiss

I wrote a short article, Restoring The American Dream, for Brooklyn Law Notes. It is based on my forthcoming book on federal housing finance policy. It opens, Two movie scenes can bookend the last hundred years of housing finance. In … Continue reading

October 31, 2018

The Cost of Owning Is Rising

By David Reiss

ValuePenguin quoted me in The Cost of Owning a Home Is Rising. It reads, in part, If you’ve looked lately at home prices in any major U.S. city, you likely got a dose of sticker shock thanks to a red-hot housing … Continue reading