“Buy or rent?” This question is complicated enough when the markets are calm or your finances are strong. But many people in the Washington region are confronting that question in the face of a massive mortgage crisis. We explore where the economic climate has left potential buyers and what the mortgage crisis means for how we’ll be looking at ownership in the future.


  • Elizabeth Razzi Writer, "Local Address" Blog, WashingtonPost.com; Editor of The Home Section, The Washington Post; and author, "The Fearless Home Buyer" and "The Fearless Home Seller" (STC Paperbacks)
  • Peter Tatian Senior Research Associate, the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
  • Jair Lynch President and CEO, Jair Lynch Development Partners

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