Housing Policies and the Homeownership Rate∗

Abstract

In the 1990s, the US government implemented various policies to promote homeownership among low income households. This paper studies the effect of these policies both empirically and in a quantitative portfolio choice model. We document that homeownership rates increased during the housing boom (1995-2005) among young, highly educated households with high… (More)

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@inproceedings{Giacoletti2014HousingPA, title={Housing Policies and the Homeownership Rate∗}, author={Marco Giacoletti and Moritz Lenel}, year={2014} }