Barriers to Accessing Homeownership

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Barriers to Accessing Homeownership

Down Payment, Credit, and Affordability

Abstract

This paper provides data and commentary on three significant barriers to homeownership: saving for a down payment, accessing mortgage credit and housing affordability. The report also offers information about down payment assistance programs which can help borrowers overcome the first barrier to homeownership. This report is accompanied by an interactive map.

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