Eminent domain is the nuclear option. It might be the only thing that can clear the foreclosures that still drag down the city.
Tonight, Richmond votes on whether to scrap plans to help underwater homeowners using eminent domain, and perhaps kill the scheme altogether.
Regulators don't want to disclose what they know about wrongdoing by mortgage servicers. Here's why that's a problem.
Housing was clearly key to this economic crisis, and the Obama administration's housing policies clearly underperformed. But what would have been better? And how much would it have done?