Riskiest markets revealed … and more

April 01, 2008 09:46AM

  • 1. A look the riskiest real estate markets in the U.S.
  • [Forbes]
  • 2. City Planning Commission’s plan would stop homeowners from tearing up front yards and turning them into parking lots [NYDN]
  • 3. Dinkins Gardens is Harlem’s first green building for low-income residents [NYDN]
  • 4. Calls grow for landmarking two Queens homes where writer Jack Kerouac once lived [NYDN]
  • 5. Skepticism meets new U.S. Treasury Department plan to regulate financial markets [NYT]
  • 6. New federal Mortgage Origination Commission aims to fill gaps in regulating mortgage market [WSJ]
  • 7. UBS bank will write down another $19 billion tied to “U.S. real estate and related structured credit positions” and its chairman will step down [NYT]
  • 8. City wants to turn old Bellevue Hospital into a hotel [Post]

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