Chart of the Day: Housing Boom Mortgage Originations over Time

This is more of a chart / map (chap or mart?), showing the origin points for mortgages during the decade leading up to the housing boom. It’s a national map, but I zoomed in on the Twin Cities to take this snapshot.


The map also includes race data, which is interesting too. Click here for the full map.

Bill Lindeke

About Bill Lindeke

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.