Testimony Homeownership Assistance, Including for First Generation Homeowners
Testimony Before the Committee on Housing & Community Development Boston City Council
Janneke Ratcliffe
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Associate Vice President of the Housing Finance Policy Center, Janneke Ratcliffe, provided testimony before the Boston City Council Committee on Housing & Community Development. The hearing included a discussion on the city’s homeownership gaps. In her oral testimony, Janneke shared evidence about the Boston’s homeownership assistance program, STASH, down payment assistance, and how to target assistance for first-generation homebuyers.

Research Areas Race and equity Housing finance Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Racial and ethnic disparities Credit availability Homeownership Housing affordability Racial barriers to housing Racial homeownership gap
Policy Centers Housing Finance Policy Center