Community Development



University Foreclosure Forums George Mason University


Fri., November 7, 2008
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Johnson Center Cinema in the George W. Johnson Center, Fairfax, Va.



The impact of mortgage foreclosures on communities and the credit market are among the topics to be discussed in an upcoming forum sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and George Mason University. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. John McClain, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director will moderate the program.

Come hear about:

  • The key drivers behind the mortgage foreclosure and credit lending crunch, nationally and locally and how it compares with previous housing market disruptions.
  • The impact to Virginia's neighborhoods and communities.
  • The Federal Reserve and federal and local governments' responses to local housing market conditions.

Program will feature presentations by:

John McClain, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at George Mason University.
Michael Riddle, Senior Financial Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Courtney Anderson Mailey, Regional Community Development Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Robert E. Carpenter, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and visiting Senior Financial Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.



This event is open to the public. The event is targeted to those interested in economic development and housing issues including, but not limited to government officials, bankers, housing counselors, and community development practitioners.

Media is invited to this event



Financial Spillovers from the Housing Market Shakeout

A Survey of Real Estate Conditions

Foreclosure Field Work



Deadline: November 3, 2008

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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