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A Future For Homeownership

Jarrid Green writes in Other Words “A Future For Homeownership.” In this article, Green writes about how community land trust and housing could save the American dream: 

At this point, it’s no secret that America has an affordable housing problem. Home ownership, long the staple of the “American Dream,” is increasingly a privilege enjoyed only by the wealthier and whiter.

For many young people, the opportunity their parents had to build stable wealth through home ownership seems like a cruel joke in today’s economy. There’s even a viral tweet: “Millennials. Walking around like they rent the place.”

But the housing situation in the U.S. is no laughing matter.

 

Read more at Other Words.

 

Publication date: 2018-05-29
Parent publication: Other Words
Publication URL: A Future For Homeownership

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