Jeff Crump (Housing Studies) spent the summer working on home foreclosure issues:
- He spoke at the California state capitol in a session comparing foreclosure related legislative initiatives in Minnesota and California.
- He was appointed to head the System Design Committee, Electronic Foreclosure Data Committee, with Minnesota's Secretary of State Mark Ritchie presiding.
- He edited a special forum on foreclosure for the journal Urban Geography.
- He is a listed home foreclosure expert on the University's media resource for the Republican National Convention.