US housing and sub-prime crisis

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First Gen Z congressman says he was rejected from Washington DC housing
Florida Democrat Maxwell Frost says he incurred debt from his campaign and was recently denied an apartment for poor credit

Martin Pengelly

08, Dec, 2022 @10:24 PM

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail review – compelling real-life legal drama
Steve James’s documentary about how one small family-owned bank fought to keep its reputation tells a very human story

Wendy Ide

09, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Trump's housing policies will hit the poor - and middle America, too
Existing eviction problems are going to get worse as US housing becomes more unaffordable and the country loses construction skills

Dawn Foster

24, Feb, 2017 @7:30 AM

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No place like home: America’s eviction epidemic
Soaring rents and low wages have hit the poorest families in the US hard. Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond introduces an extract from his heartbreaking new book about the crisis

Matthew Desmond

12, Feb, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Deutsche Bank: no reason to panic … yet
Everything rests on the final fine from the US justice department – if it is big, Germany’s biggest bank will be pushed into a very big corner

Nils Pratley

16, Sep, 2016 @5:30 PM

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The $14bn Deutsche Bank fine – all you need to know
Why is Germany’s biggest bank in $14bn worth of trouble and can it afford the huge US fine? Find out here …

Jill Treanor

16, Sep, 2016 @4:54 PM

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European banking shares dive amid threat of $14bn Deutsche Bank fine
German lender vows to fight penalty sum threatened by US Department of Justice as investors pile out of banking sector

Jill Treanor and Angela Monaghan

16, Sep, 2016 @8:47 AM

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'Donald Trump was part of the problem': Cleveland's subprime lesson for Republicans
Down the road from the Republican national convention, the decaying evidence of the carnage wreaked by property speculators and subprime loans abounds

Oliver Laughland and Mae Ryan in Cleveland, Ohio

17, Jul, 2016 @10:00 AM

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US housing crisis is a stark warning for the UK after the Housing Act
The US has a housing crisis on a scale so far unimaginable here, but new rules to restrict access to social housing put the UK on the same path

Glyn Robbins

21, Jun, 2016 @2:09 PM

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Evicted by Matthew Desmond review – what if the problem of poverty is that it’s profitable to other people?
‘There is an enormous amount of pain and poverty in this rich land,’ argues American sociologist Desmond in this brilliant book about housing and the lives of eight families in Milwaukee

Katha Pollitt

07, Apr, 2016 @6:30 AM

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One day, nine cruel evictions. How supersized inequality looks in the US | Aditya Chakrabortty
No pity or sentiment in crisis–hit Milwaukee, where I saw a succession of poor, black families turfed on to the city’s freezing streets

Aditya Chakrabortty

08, Mar, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Black Americans unfairly targeted by banks before housing crisis, says ACLU
American Civil Liberties Union says black families in study had been subjected to ‘redlining’ – denying or charging more for necessary services – before 2008 crash

Sam Thielman in New York

23, Jun, 2015 @5:17 PM

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