Are Landlords Different? Foreclosure in single-family, duplex, and triple-decker housing in Massachusetts, 1998-2009.Morgan, Emily E.
In the state of Massachusetts, foreclosure rates rose ten-fold between 2004 and 2008, rising from 0.03% to 0.60% of the total housing stock . Research on the foreclosure crisis has so far focused on single family, owner-occupied dwellings. It has neglected another important segment of the housing stock: small, multi-family rental structures. This research looks at how owners of these properties ha... read more