Small towns across
the country struggle with vacant housing as much as cities, even
though some of those places have plenty of jobs. Geography and a
declining population lead rural communities to make hard choices
that often play themselves out in unexpected ways.
About the Podcast
Housing blight — concentrated areas of vacant properties in cities, rural areas and suburbs — is associated with everything from poverty to crime to health disparities. But governments seem powerless to turn it around. We're finding out why. A special 10-part podcast series by American Banker.