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Affordable Housing: An Unnatural Disaster: Videos

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House of Cards

What better way to understand a financial disaster than to meet the kind of people who created it? This CNBC Original documentary investigates the origins of the global economic crisis through eyewitness accounts from mortgage brokers, investment bankers, naive home buyers, and equally naive investors-as well as former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, who encouraged shifts away from traditional lending during the early and mid-2000s. Viewers encounter ex-CEOs of companies that targeted subprime borrowers, credit rating officials who enthusiastically widened the definition of the AAA rating, and a hedge fund manager who profited from the housing crash by investing in credit protection.

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Poverty, politics & profits : the housing crisis

Author: Rick Young, (Director)Emma SchwartzFritz KramerLaura SullivanDaniel Sheire, et. al.
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution,  ©2017
Series: Frontline.

  DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English

Library Call number: HD7287.96.U6 P684 2017 

Looks into reasons why despite billions of dollars going into subsidized housing for the poor, many in need experience difficulty acquiring adequate housing. Explores racial inequality in the housing market.