Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy
Academic research, government inquiries, and press accounts show extensive mortgage fraud during the housing boom of the mid-2000s. We explore a particular type of mortgage fraud: the overstatement of income on mortgage applications. We define “income ove
Atif Mian & Amir Sufi, "Fraudulent Income Overstatement on Mortgage Applications during the Credit Expansion of 2002 to 2005" (Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 21, 2015).