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Spotlight On Homeownership
Homeownership has become increasingly inaccessible. What if the American dream instead looked like efforts to expand access to homeownership while enhancing opportunities for renters?
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Without addressing the low housing supply, the widening wealth gap between homeowners and renters will likely continue to grow.
Thousands of down payment assistance programs already exist for prospective homebuyers, but programs targeted toward first-generation homebuyers could help households without intergenerational wealth.
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President Biden introduced three housing proposals to unlock the housing market for first-time homebuyers, especially young people and people of color, in his State of the Union address.
Latino households are poised to drive homeownership growth in the future; breaking down barriers to equitable housing access is key.