Tenants: Innocent Victims of the Nation's Foreclosure Crisis

Journal Article by Vicki Been, Allegra Glashausser

Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy   (New York)

This article provides an overview of local proposals to mitigate the impact of foreclosures on tenants. Of particular relevance, the authors refer to expansion of an emergency rental assistance program in Chicago that would provide up to 3 months of rent support and moving expenses for eligible tenants and a program being created by the Housing Authority of New Haven to set aside tenant-based housing choice vouchers to prevent homelessness among tenants evicted as a result of foreclosures.