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5 Housing Issues Hanging in the Balance Going Into Obama’s 2nd Term

In U.S. News & World Report, Jason Gold outlines the five housing issues that will need attention in Obama’s second term:

“Underwater homeowners, tight credit availability, and foreclosures have continued to threaten the nascent economic recovery. So when the nation’s serious housing issues were barely mentioned during election campaigning, it left many scratching their heads, especially with the battleground states of Florida, Nevada, and Arizona among the hardest hit by the housing crisis.

But even if housing was absent from serious debate this election, it will play a significant role in President Obama’s second term. With the election behind us, Americans from Wall Street to Main Street are curious how the President will address the issue that has crippled household budgets and stunted the broader economic recovery.”

Read the entire article at U.S. News & World Report.