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Working Papers

The Role of Investors in Acquiring Foreclosed Properties in Boston

Chris Herbert, Lauren Lambie-Hanson, Irene Lew, Rocio Sanchez-Moyano • October 23, 2013

W13-6: As the housing bust accelerated in 2008, concerns mounted about the impact of rising foreclosure levels on low-income and minority communities where nonprime…
Working Papers

Residential Conversions

Julia Reade, Zhu Xiao Di • August 5, 2000

W00-5: The stock of residential units in the United States is constantly changing as units are added, demolished, or converted. This paper looks at the conversion of…
Research Notes

Remodeling Spending in Major Metropolitan Areas

Julia Reade • September 1, 2001

This paper is the first to give a detailed account of the variation of behavior across a large set of U.S. locations. Aside from a few articles that use simple variables to…