Our report and forum on The State of Homeownership documented the rise in sub-prime lending in the borough from 1998 to 2004 and identified neighborhoods with high concentrations of lis pendens and foreclosure auctions. Our research analyzed the top 1-4 family lenders, the success of their loss mitigation procedures, and examined existing models for improving homeownership preservation. The forum focused on new opportunities for affordable homeownership in the
UNHP also published a Homeownership Guide for low and moderate income first-time home-buyers. This guide is also available for download.