Foreclosures http://wyso.org en Ohio Foreclosure Prevention Program Ending This Week http://wyso.org/post/ohio-foreclosure-prevention-program-ending-week <p>A program to help struggling Ohio homeowners prevent foreclosure is coming to an end this week, but there's still time to register for anyone who needs help.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Kabir Bhatia (WKSU) 49166 at http://wyso.org Groups Vie For $13 Billion JPMorgan Chase Settlement to Demolish Vacant Houses http://wyso.org/post/groups-vie-13-billion-jpmorgan-chase-settlement-demolish-vacant-houses <p>A group of current and former elected officials in Ohio are hoping the state will get a chunk of last year's 13 billion dollar settlement between JP Morgan Chase and the Justice Department.</p><p>The plan asks for $200 million to go to Ohio, most of it to knock down houses that the foreclosure crisis left empty and deteriorating. Other funds would support renovation, preventing future foreclosures and revamping vacant land.</p><p>It’s got support from Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and Ohio’s two senators, Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:06:00 +0000 Nick Castele (Ideastream) 45540 at http://wyso.org New Mortgage Rules In Effect This Week Get Mixed Reviews http://wyso.org/post/new-mortgage-rules-effect-week-get-mixed-reviews <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-09fd3b0e-92e6-cc48-b541-ca512ddfcaa7"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A complex new set of rules designed to limit risky loans is in place as of this week for mortgage bankers. The regulations were developed in response to the 2008 financial crisis.</span></span></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:44:38 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44646 at http://wyso.org How Do You Buy Up A Vacant Property In Dayton? WYSO Curious Investigates http://wyso.org/post/how-do-you-buy-vacant-property-dayton-wyso-curious-investigates <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Recently Dave </span>Chesar&nbsp;<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">of Oakwood heard <a href="http://wyso.org/post/dayton-home-sales-vacant-properties-remain" target="_blank">a story we did</a> about the 6,000 abandoned properties in Dayton. </span></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43354 at http://wyso.org How Do You Buy Up A Vacant Property In Dayton? WYSO Curious Investigates Is Racial Discrimination Blocking Recovery In Dayton? WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Talks To Jim McCarthy http://wyso.org/post/racial-discrimination-blocking-recovery-dayton-wyso-s-lewis-wallace-talks-jim-mccarthy <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">It’s been five years since the housing bubble burst. Lots of people in the Dayton area lost their homes to foreclosure, and many of those homes are still sitting vacant. </span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41645 at http://wyso.org Is Racial Discrimination Blocking Recovery In Dayton? WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Talks To Jim McCarthy