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Whitepaper: Subprime Lending Crisis: Causes and Effects of the Mortgage Meltdown

by Wolters Kluwer Law & BusinessMay 08, 2008

The subprime mortgage crisis, popularly known as the �mortgage mess� or �mortgage meltdown,� came to the public�s attention when a steep rise in home foreclosures in 2006 spiraled seemingly out of control in 2007, triggering a national financial crisis that went global within the year. Consumer spending is down, the housing market has plummeted, foreclosure numbers continue to rise and the stock market has been shaken. The subprime crisis and resulting foreclosure fallout has caused dissension among consumers, lenders and legislators and spawned furious debate over the causes and possible fixes of the �mess.�