Against the Grain, for November 29, 2010 - 12:00pm
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The meltdown of the US housing market is visible to anyone living in northern or central California, where foreclosed houses dot our urban, rural, and suburban landscapes. Journalist Alyssa Katz talks to Sasha Lilley about how the idea of owning one's own house has been actively fostered by a government wanting to generate private economic growth and abandon public housing.