Low-income Homeownership : American Dream or Delusion ?

@inproceedings{Shlay2006LowincomeH,
  title={Low-income Homeownership : American Dream or Delusion ?},
  author={Anne B. Shlay},
  year={2006}
}
This paper is a critical analysis of recent US policy to promote low-income homeownership. It examines the ideology and assumptions buttressing this policy, evidence on the effects of low-income homeownership and the viability of homeownership as a strategy for low-income families. Evidence suggests that the prospect for sustained growth in low-income homeownership may be limited. Research does not provide uniform support for it as a tool for asset accumulation, neighbourhood economic… CONTINUE READING

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