The struggle of homeowners in this tough economy has been in the news, but for millions of renters, a housing payment is a housing payment whether it's a mortgage or a rent check. Sally Herships reports.
A new survey says vacancies at shopping centers are approaching a ten-year high. Landlords fearful of losing more foot traffic are keen on keeping their tenants, which puts retailers in a good position to negotiate. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Countrywide Financial is arguably the company at the heart of the mortgage financial crisis. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Countrywide's former Senior Vice President of Marketing Adam Michaelson about his experiences at the company.
The financial collapse in the past year began with the mortgage meltdown. Tess Vigeland talks with Nic Retsinas of Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies about the mess we've been through and where we go from here.