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Lenders and Loss: The Destructive Legacy of Subprime Mortgages in Latino/a Communities

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter concludes the discussion of the history of loss in Latino/a housing with an overview of the recent subprime mortgage crisis—after decades of exclusion, Latino/as flirted briefly with ... More


Fair Homeownership

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 brings the story back to the United States from the late 1960s to the early 2000s, when overseas lessons about mass homeownership came to be reapplied in the domestic context. International ... More


“No-Lining” and Neighborhood Erasure: Washington, D.C., and Downtown San Francisco Come to the Mission

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter deals with New Deal home finance agencies, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and particularly the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), paying special attention to their role on ... More


City Building and Boundary Making

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1900 and 1940, Flint rose to prominence as the manufacturing hub for General Motors. As America’s national obsession with automobiles took root, Flint, a quintessential company town, ... More


Suburban Renewal

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Federal housing programs helped to modernize Flint’s working-class suburbs and make them safe for investment. Prior to the 1950s, federal mortgage underwriters and local real estate investors ... More


5 Lenders and Loss: The Destructive Legacy of Subprime Mortgages in Latino/a Communities

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter concludes the discussion of the history of loss in Latino/a housing with an overview of the recent subprime mortgage crisis—after decades of exclusion, Latino/as flirted briefly with ... More


Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Andrew R. Highsmith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1997, executives from the General Motors Corporation (GM) announced plans to shutter a massive complex of automobile factories in the Rust Belt city of Flint, Michigan. Shortly after the plants ... More


A Mecca for the Cultivated and Wealthy: Progressivism, Race, and Geography after World War I

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter investigates how race relations and geography changed after World War One and how Austin leaders used urban planning to both improve and segregate the city after World War One. Numerous ... More


Introduction

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter outlines seven of the book’s key arguments (detailed below) while introducing new concepts such as legal segregation, policy-driven segregation, popular segregation, suburban redlining, ... More


Suburban Crisis

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1970s, the neighborhood battles over race and housing first triggered by urban renewal had spilled over Flint’s northern border into suburban Beecher. There, a controversial federal ... More


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