Date of Award
Master of Arts in Community Development and Planning (CDP)
International Development, Community and Environment
This radio documentary uses the personal stories of homeowners fighting to keep their homes in Worcester Massachusetts to explore the state of Foreclosure in Worcester ten years after the Great Recession. It follows the Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team (WAFT) and its members in their fight against illegal foreclosures and their battles in Worcester Housing Court. Grounded in personal narratives, the documentary highlights systemic issues with the banking and legal system.
Blashfield, Hallie and Misher, Beatrice, "Foreclosures for Sale: Revisiting Stories of Worcester's Mortgage Crisis, A Radio Documentary" (2018). International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE). 216.