A Look Behind the Numbers
These reports offer an accessible, quantitative look at issues affecting community and economic development through in-depth analysis of current data.
- This is the second report in a series that looks at the geographic distribution of foreclosures in counties located within the Federal Reserve’s Fourth District. In this report we focus on Allegheny County, home to the city of Pittsburgh. While it appears that foreclosures have not cut as devastating a path through this county as through some others in the District, such as Cuyahoga County, Ohio, the subject of our initial report, they are nevertheless a problem. Read more
- This report compares data on the performance of subprime loans in the Cleveland metropolitan area and the Fourth Federal Reserve District. Overall, the performance of subprime loans in Cleveland has been weaker than in other parts of the Fourth District. Read more
- Northeast Ohio’s Cuyahoga County, home to the city of Cleveland, has been called the epicenter of the nation’s foreclosure crisis. While effects of the crisis are being felt in regions across the country, Cuyahoga County has consistently been listed at or near the top of areas hit hardest by foreclosure. Why? (PDF)